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Concert Polka - Special Cadenza - Free Download

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I've had several questions about my cadenza in my solo of Concert Polka. On YouTube the video I posted of this solo features a different cadenza from what is written. It has a couple non-standard techniques. The simpler of the two is simply a "messy gliss" (like a French horn section often does in dramatic passages, where their upward slur is not clean, but rather includes all the partials along the way). The second one is simple enough if you have a decent lip trill ability, but it will test your coordination/timing.

The video is below, and there is a PDF attached with the treble clef version and also one with the bass clef version. Download one of them and give it a try!

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