Foundations (piano)


for tuba and piano reduction (originally for tuba and wind ensemble)

by Amparo Edo Biol

Concerto for tuba and wind ensemble inspired by three foundational geometric figures. The first movement, Cube, is based on groups of four, and equal square presences. The second movement, Sphere, is based on the circle of fifths and round shapes. The third movement, Pyramid, is based on groups of three and triangular pitch shapes.

Commissioned by Spanish Tuba and Euphonium Association (AETyB)

Dedicated to Javier Edo Mañó

Winner of the International Women’s Brass Conference Prize in Tempe, Arizona (2019).

Year: 2016

Duration: 14 min.

Difficulty: 4.5

I. Cube
II. Sphere
III. Pyramid

Buy a digital copy of Foundations for tuba and piano reduction. It includes the piano reduction score and the individual tuba part for performance.