Suck, August: Introduction, Theme with Variations and Rondo, for Cello and Orchestra
Purchase includes full orchestral score. Solo cello and all orchestral parts are available upon request.
August Suck (ca. 1830-1921) pronounced “Sook”, came to the U.S. in the 1850s. With cellist Wulf Fries, he published a cello tutor in 1879, reissued in 1901. In 1881 he became a founding member of the Boston Symphony. See Music by August Suck for a fuller biography of the composer/cellist.
The score for the Introduction, Theme with Variations and Rondo score is both undated and lacking a title. It is a brief but brilliant and virtuosic work, the theme with two variations before transitioning into the Rondo. Orchestration is flute, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in A, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F, 2 trumpets in A (B-flat parts included), 3 trombones, timpani and strings.
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