The volumes in this new series contain duos, trios and quartets, their degree of difficulty ranging from easy through intermediate to advanced. Every piece is a transcription or an arrangement, since in editing the volumes our primary concern was to provide a collection of valuable and interesting compositions, as freely variable as possible as regards instrumentation, for music school students and also for adults who make music for their own pleasure. The range and pitch of the parts enable the works to be performed on any required or possible combination of the given instruments. The volume for intermediate players in the Ad libitum series offers duos from the Renaissance to the Late Romantic Period, which can be performed in a varied ensemble of instruments. The publication also contains works by less well-known composers, including two pieces by Bertalotti which were originally written for solfege yet are valuable as concert pieces and can be well played, as well as a composition by Jacques-Christophe Naudot and one by Carl Friedrich Weidemann.
Setting: Mixed Chamber Duo, String Duo, Duos for Wind Instruments
Instrumentation: Ia - cl. in Sib, Ib - sass. tenore in Sib, Ib - vla, sass.alto in Mib, IIa - vl/vibr./marimba, vla, cl. in Sib, IIb - vlc/fg.