Christian Julius Weissenborn (April 13, 1837, in Friedrichs-Tanneck near Eisenberg, Thuringia - April 21, 1888, Leipzig) was a bassoon player, teacher and composer. He was principal bassoonist of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. Apart from a small canon of Romantic works, he is chiefly remembered for his tutor, Practical method for the bassoon, Fifty Advanced Studies, which is still in widespread use.
The Practical method for bassoon is broken into several sections. The first is a general introduction to the bassoon, including several illustrations. The next section contains all the major ... (lire la suite)