Jocelyn Sanders, Horn and Natural Horn
The first selection was Nocturno for Horn in F, Op.7 written by Franz Strauss (1822-1905). Franz Strauss was the father of Richard Strauss who wrote two famous works for the horn. Franz represents the Early Romantic period. This piece had a very good use of the range that the horn has available. It was very consonant in the way it sounded. It had a very soft texture to it and was very flowing rhythm. I enjoyed this piece it had a great blend between polyphony and homophony.
The second selection was by Franz Danzi (1763-1826). It was called Sonata in E-flat for Horn and Piano, Op. 28. Franz Danzi is part of the