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Good 4th horn parts

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4 years 3 months ago #1804 by Stew King
Hi,
As an amateur low horn player (4th, trained as tubist), i find that my orchestra music director usually schedules works that only call for 1&2 horns. This coming up concert, out of the 4 works, only 1 has a 4th horn part. Since i don't get paid, i do care about how much i get to play.

So i'm asking if anyone can suggest some standard-ish orchestral works (we won't do opera unless it's an overture, nor can we find 8 horns) that have killer 4th horn parts, or at least are heavy with 4th horn notes; i'd love to pass them on to the music director.

Thanks in advance,
-Stew

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4 years 3 months ago #1805 by Tyrell Loster Peitzsche
Symphonic Dances by Greig has a great 4th horn part.
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3 years 10 months ago #1821 by Tobias Heinz
Replied by Tobias Heinz on topic Good 4th horn parts
I played 4th horn in Danzon No. 2 by Arturo Marquez and found it to be quite satisfying. Great piece as well.

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3 years 8 months ago #1830 by Debra S Inglefield
Tchaikovsky Symphonies 4 and 6. Dvorak New World. (actually Symphonies 7 and 8 are good too) Any of the 4 Brahms Symphonies.Of course there's Beethoven Symphony 9 . . .

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