Small nws excemption3 Mozart: Bassoon Concerto, 1st mvt.

Orchestral Excerpts | Philip Pandolfi, Bassoon
Bt movie not in use Philip plays the exposition 00h:00m:03s
Bt movie not in use Audition settings are different than performance. Sound doesn't need to be quite as big 00h:01m:46s
Bt movie not in use Convey fundamentals and musical sensitivity 00h:02m:14s
Bt movie not in use Sound quality; sense of rhythm and tempo; true intervals; strong passagework; lyricism 00h:02m:32s
Bt movie not in use Tuning large leaps; low F wants to be high, high E-flat wants to be low 00h:03m:30s
Bt movie not in use Hear the end of the introduction in your ear before you begin 00h:04m:43s
Bt movie not in use Don't accent the second note 00h:05m:14s
Bt movie not in use Dotted rhythms can be lazy - snap them 00h:05m:47s
Bt movie not in use Low C to high G - hear the C7 chord 00h:06m:03s
Bt movie not in use Trills 00h:06m:40s
Bt movie not in use Keep your interpretation "orthodox"; audition setting is not the place to be idiosyncratic 00h:07m:58s
Bt movie not in use Keep it buoyant 00h:08m:28s

Philip Pandolfi, bassoonist in the Pittsburgh Symphony, demonstrates and talks about the opening of Mozart's Bassoon Concerto.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart



Recorded Date: 16-11-2016

Philip Pandolfi

Born in Boston and raised in Milwaukee and St. Louis, bassoonist Philip Pandolfi has been a member of the Pittsburgh Symphony since 1995. After undergraduate studies at Indiana University and a Master's degree from Temple University, Mr. Pandolfi was selected from over one thousand applicants for the inaugural season of the New World Symphony, in 1988. He spent three seasons in the Miami-based ensemble, performing in the United States, South America and Europe.
Prior to his appointment in the PSO, Mr. Pandolfi spent two seasons each in the Montreal Symphony and the Florida Orchestra (Tampa), and has also performed with the Cleveland, Chicago, Minnesota, and St. Louis symphony orchestras. He has been Principal Bassoonist of the Peninsula Music Festival in Door County, Wisconsin since 1998.
A busy chamber musician in Miami, Tampa and Montreal, Mr. Pandolfi has performed with the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Project, the Shadyside Concert Series, and on numerous faculty recitals at Duquesne and Carnegie Mellon.