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Repertoire (selection)

Orchestral bassoon
Reinhard Keiser Atalanta (1698), Octavia (1705)
George Frideric Handel Oratorios
Johann Sebastian Bach Cantatas (obligato parts), Sinfonia F major
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Die Israeliten in der Wüste (oratorio, 1769)
Joseph Haydn Late symphonies (2 bassoons)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Jupiter symphony
Ludwig van Beethoven 4th symphony
Hector Berlioz La Damnation de Faust
Giuseppe Verdi Don Carlo, Otello, Messa da Requiem
Richard Wagner Der Ring des Nibelungen (4 bassoons)
Pjotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 4th, 5th, 6th symphonies (solo bassoon in 6th)
Gustav Mahler Symphonies (4 bassoons, contrabassoon)
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov Schéhérazade op. 35 (1888)
Igor Stravinsky Le sacre du printemps (1913)
Maurice Ravel Boléro
Dmitri Shostakovich 9th symphony
Concertos for bassoon and orchestra
Antonio Vivaldi 39 bassoon concertos
Johann Baptist Vanhal Concerto F major for 2 bassoons and orchestra
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Bassoon concerto in B-flat major, K. 191/186e (1774)
Sinfonia concertante in E-flat major (for oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon)
Joseph Haydn Sinfonia concertante in B-flat minor(for oboe, bassoon, violin, and cello)
Carl Maria von Weber Bassoon concerto in F major, op. 75 (1811)
Andante e Rondo ungarese op. 35 (1816)
Richard Strauss Concertino for bassoon and clarinet, op. 147 (1947)
Paul Hindemith Double concerto for trumpet and bassoon
André Jolivet Concerto for bassoon, strings, piano, and harp (1954)
Bruno Bartolozzi Conzertazioni for bassoon, strings, and percussion (1963)
Sofia Gubaidulina Bassoon concerto
Chamber music
Michel Corette Le Phénix (4 bassoons and organ or cembalo)
Johann E. Gaillard Chamber music for 24 bassoons and 4 double-basses (c. 1745)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata B-flat major for bassoon and cello, K. 292
Ludwig van Beethoven 3 duets for bassoon and clarinet
Sextet in E-flat major for 2 clarinets, horns, and bassoons, op. 71 (1796)
Niccolò Paganini Piece for violin and bassoon
Francois Devienne 3 quartets op. 73 for bassoon and string trio, 1800
Camille Saint-Saëns Sonata
Mihail I. Glinka Trio Pathétique in d minor for bassoon, clarinet, and piano (1827)
Sergei Prokofiev Scherzo humoristique op. 12 for 4 bassoons (1938)
Paul Hindemith Kleine Kammermusik op. 24 for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon (1922)
Jean Françaix 7 impromptus for flute and bassoon (1977)
Divertissement for bassoon and string quintet (1979)
Karlheinz Stockhausen Adieu for woodwind quartet
Bassoon and piano
Georg Philipp Telemann Sonata in f minor (1728), sonata in e minor
Johann Friedrich Fasch Sonata in C major
Camille Saint-Saëns Sonata in G major, op. 168 (1921)
Paul Hindemith Sonata (1938)
Henri Dutilleux Sarabande et Cortège (1942)
Nikos Skalkottas Sonata Conertante op. 67 (1943)
Iván Erőd Sonata Milanese (1984)
Bassoon solo
Egon Wellesz Suite op. 77 (1957)
Gordon Jacob Partita (1971)
Wilson Osborne Rhapsody (1958)
Werner Pirchner Mit Fa-Gottes Hilfe (1989)