Improving The Remarkable

for bassoon and piano
Matthew Lee Knowles
Oct-Dec 2010

q= 100

     
  
 

3




   
 

*

  


  

pp


 



 

        


*all chords should be 'caught' by the pedal immediately after being sounded,
with the exception of spread chords, which can be pedalled freely.


  




  



 
   
 

3

3



p


     








   







     
     

       
    



  



   





3



 


 
 

2

    



           
    



      

 
   



 

     

10




   

 


 

  

 

  

 
  


 


     
 

 



  








  


         
       

21



 


  


 
 







p

  





    
     
            

 




         
   


  

3



   

f

 
 
  



f

 

  
   
    
  


p

  





    


 
 

3

   
  

ff

3


       
  

31

5

3

   

     


  


3


 


   

 

 

 
    
   

 
                
  












  







  
  

   


  
f



 
 
  

   
 

  
      








 











     
   
     

pp

 

 

 

 

39



p




 





3

 

  


  

 


f

p

 


 

  




3

3



   




 




 
 

I need a casserole in hospital

4

(II)

q= 63

             




  


    
                                          
 
f

3



 
  



    



 



48


 
 

 







    


 



   
 
                   








   


     



  

   



3

5






f

 



   









 



p

    

57




         
 

6





 


  




 

  
   

3


 

 

5

   




                                         

3
3
3









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 











66



  
 
        

 

    

 

 
       

 




   
      
3

p

      
  

  

   
  



  




  


 


  




 



  

 







  

3

f






 
 

  
 
    

  







 




  
  
 

           
 

 

  

 
  



   

76

   



 

       






      

 

6

 

86


 
          
5

 



 
 

 





  


  

  
  



5


  

   


            

   

3

3



  

   
 

3

 


 

he became psychotic and aggressive



 
    
p

  
  


 

 


 


 

 


(III)

q= 128
94

 
p



  

 



f






   

 
 


 





    




                                  

3

p

3

  

   





 

 



7

         

 





                          

 

104



  

 



p

f

3

5

3

3



    

 



  

    

 

 


      
3
       








 


  
 

113

f

 



 



 

3



 


          
3

p

  

   
  

8

122





  

5

 

 



 

   

3

 
  


 

 

  
 



 

   








   



f





   


p

3

3



     

3

 

128

  

 

  

  






   

3








9

(IV)

Presto possibile

 

 
       






      


     

 

134

pp

3

3



f







 


  


 
               









 
 



3

ff



3

3

 
  
     

pp

  
  

  

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3

3

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    
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3

mf

        


3

          



    

  

3


 

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  

143

pp





ff



pp



ff

3

           


it stresses me out









3


  


10



  


 
   

   
 

sffz!

  

5

   


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ff



  

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ff


 

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       

       
 







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   





 

3



  




sffz!





 





   

162




  


3

 



 


  


  

  


3


      
  



  
   
 

  

3

 
 

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    

 
 





   

152


 







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





11








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   

ppp


 









 


  







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ppp
 
   






     
 


      



 

molto rall.








 

 




     




   
  

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