Mixed Duets

A whimsical duet in three movements by the late Josh Britt. The set includes a score and separate parts.
Alan Hawkins wrote this unique set of duets for one of his students who was married to a double bassist from Russia. Some tunes will be familiar while the entire set will delight an audience.
Heiden wrote this two-movement piece in 1938 while he was working and teaching in Detroit. In the manuscript he instructs that the piece may also be played by oboe and B-flat clarinet.
Hovhaness composed "Manko" in 1950 as a series of solo pieces and duets for oboe and bassoon. Of the ten duets, six were used in other pieces. These four duets are now published for the first time.
Bassoonist Lewis Kirk composed this delightful piece in the late 1980s for a joint recital he performed with his brother, the tuba player for the Houston Symphony Orchestra. The tuba player is asked to hum a pitch while playing.
Composer Kile Smith captures the musical charm and wit of the Emerald Isle in this work. A very welcome addition to the chamber music repertoire of both instruments.
Tuthill assembled a collection of smaller works under the Opus Number 64 in 1974. Each of these exhibits his craft and care in miniature forms.