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Horn Solos
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Adam, A./Marlatt-O Holy Night (ENP-SH2210)

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Rating: Medium-Difficult. O Holy Night is one of the most popular and famous of all Christmas carols. Set here for horn and organ (or piano), the familiar melody soars with the sound of the horn. Range and control of sound are the two factors which make this piece difficult. This is a truly awesome work to be performed in a church during the holiday season.

Bach, J.S./Marlatt-Wachet Auf (ENP-SH2516)

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Rating: Medium. This version of Wachet Auf allows a solo horn and keyboard (piano or organ) to perform this work at weddings, church services or any other distinguished event. The solo part alternates the sustained line with the more technical line which provides interest in sound and interest in playing.

Bach, J.S./West-A Bach Variation from Goldberg Variations (ENP-SH206)

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Rating: Medium. The Goldberg Variations of J.S. Bach is one of the most famous keyboard works ever written. This is one of the variations arranged for horn and piano. The piano performs the majority of the technical material while the horn adds a more sustained sound to this keyboard classic. 

Gounod, Schubert/Marlatt-Two Famous Ave Marias (ENP-SH228)

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Rating: Medium. These two works are among the most popular and often used pieces at weddings and recitals. The simple accompaniment combined with the famous flowing melody makes either Ave Maria a great choice for horn and keyboard (piano or organ) at various occasions.

Handel, G./Marlatt-He Shall Feed His Flock (ENP-SH2213)

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Rating: Easy-Medium. This famous aria from one of the best known Christmas pieces has been elegantly transcribed for horn and keyboard (piano or organ). This is a beautiful work with simple long phrases and clear harmonies. This arrangement is ideal for playing at Christmas church services or at weddings.

Handel, G./Marlatt-Let Me Weep (ENP-SH2211)

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Rating: Medium. This beautiful slow piece is ideal for that change of pace piece on a concert. Its lyric nature also makes it a perfect selection for weddings or church services as pleasant, quiet background music. This work was originally a soprano aria and the lyrical line is great to demonstrate the singing quality of the horn. This version is for horn and keyboard (piano or organ).

Handel, G./West-Allegro from Water Music Suite #3 (ENP-SH982)

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Rating: Medium. Water Music is one of the most famous pieces of all time. This Allegro is very popular as an ensemble piece and it now can be enjoyed as a solo work for horn and keyboard. A well-reduced keyboard part makes for less time rehearsing with the accompanist. This standard horn solo is an excellent choice for use in competitions and contests.

Loeillet, J./Marlatt-Largo Cantabile (ENP-SH2212)

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Rating: Easy-Medium. This is truly beautiful music ideal for weddings, church services or a recital to demonstrate lyrical playing. The key has been altered from the original to allow for performance on the horn. The range is very limited which allows for maximum musicality and beauty of sound to be brought forward.

Mozart,W/Marlatt-Ave Verum Corpus (ENP-SH994)

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Rating: Easy-Medium. Ave Verum Corpus is one of Mozart's most famous pieces and has been described as "perhaps the loftiest work of art Mozart has created". It is simple and a perfect piece to develop a beautiful sound and work on phrasing.

Puccini, G./West-Nessun Dorma from Turandot (ENP-SH983)

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Rating:Medium. This work is one of the most famous tenor arias of all time. Skillfully arranged by Tom Wade West, this work would make an excellent encore on a recital or concert. It is not too difficult and could be performed by a high school level horn player.

Ravel/Marlatt-Piece en forme de Habanera (ENP-SH2721)

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Rating: Medium-Difficult.

Telemann, G./Marlatt-Allegro from The Flute Sonata (ENP-SH2214)

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Rating: Medium. This famous movement from the flute sonata is a great piece that is accessible to many players. This short tuneful piece would work well on any concert or even at church as a recessional.

Telemann, G./Marlatt-Heroic Suite (ENP-SH2215)

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Rating: Medium. This suite is ideal for the developing horn player. Each piece has its own character or mood and this allows for expressive playing as well as brilliant fanfares. This would also make an excellent contest piece to show off the musical capabilities of a young musician.

Trad./Marlatt-Deep River (ENP-SH2517)

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Rating: Medium. Spirituals have found their way into the standard repertoire of vocalists and instrumentalists. The lyrical tunes combined with the powerful message they tell affect us all. This famous melody is supported by an interesting piano part with jazz harmonies and rhythmic pulse. Spirituals are ideal at church, on a concert or for use at a competition.