Editor

• Zhang Ka, “Twentieth-Century Research on Bassoon in China,” The Double Reed 36/1 (2013): 129-136. Translated by Zhou Xiaoli. Additional editing by Zhu Xiaoxiao. • Celebrating Double Reeds: A Festschrift for William Waterhouse and Philip Bate. Baltimore: International Double Reed Society, 2009. • Associate Editor of the International Double Reed Society Web site at http://idrs.colorado.edu/. 1999 to 2010. • One of the editors of Scrapes, a Dutch double reed publication. 1998 to 2002.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

86. “Una pedagogía para el acabado de cañas de fagot de Sistema alemán (Sistema Heckel),” Primera Parte, Revista AFOES no.6 (2017): 34-40. This is a translation of an updated version of “A Pedagogy for Finishing Reeds for the German-System (Heckel-System) Bassoon,” The Double Reed 23/3 (2000): 99-108.

85. "Performing with Musical Understanding: Gordon Jacob's Partita for Solo Bassoon" Double Reed News 118 (Autumn/Winter 2017): 7-9.

84. "Coaching Chamber Groups," The Instrumentalist 72:2 (September 2017): 32-35.

83. “Bassoon Fingering Fixes,” contributor, The Double Reed 39/3 (Winter 2016): 71-72.

82. “Ensemble Games,” The Double Reed 39/2 (Fall 2016): 100-107. Video: http://youtu.be/-ObLCgbarBw

81. “An Interview with Eric Ewazen,” The Double Reed 38/3 (Fall 2015): 94-98.

80. “Avoiding the Ivory Nightmare,” The Double Reed 37/3 (Fall 2014): 104-108.

79. “Performing by Memory,” The Double Reed 36/3 (Fall 2013): 125-130.

78. Coauthored with Luis Engelke, “Four Scenarios: Legal and Ethical Issues Surrounding the Use of Beta Blockers,” The Double Reed 35/4 (2012): 130-134.

77. "Musical Musings: A Little Venting Please," The Double Reed 34/2 (2011): 8.

76. “Two are Better than One: New Ideas for Duets in the Bassoon Studio,” Double Reed News 97 (Winter 2011): 20-23.

75. “Music of Bernard H. Garfield,” Journal of the Society for American Music 5/1 (February 2011): 134-136.

74. "The First International Music Festival at Sias University, China," The Double Reed 33/3 (2010): 43-45.

73. “Musical Musings: Time Management,” The Double Reed 33/2 (2010): 104.

72. “Bassoon Reed Ligatures,” The Double Reed 33/2 (2010): 29-34.

71. “Double Reed Embouchures” in Celebrating Double Reeds: A Festschrift for William Waterhouse and Philip Bate. Baltimore: International Double Reed Society, 2009, 129-142.

70. “Survey of Cinefluorographic and Videofluorographic Research on Double Reed Performers” in Celebrating Double Reeds: A Festschrift for William Waterhouse and Philip Bate. Baltimore: International Double Reed Society, 2009, 143-159.

69. Coauthored with Luis Engelke, “Assessing Online Trumpet Lessons,” ITG Journal (June 2009): 74-76, 78.

68. “Musical Musings: Practicing with the Metronome, Part 4,” The Double Reed 31/4 (2008): 102.

67. “In Search of the Borrowed Triplet Upbeat,” The Double Reed 31/3 (2008): 95-102.

66. “Wittgenstein on Music," Review of Contemporary Philosophy 6 (2007): 244-254.

65. Review of “Haydn, Franz Joseph. Concerto in E-flat” ITG Journal (June 2007): 89.

64. “Musical Musings: Counting Measures of Rests,” The Double Reed 29/1 (Winter 2006): 133.

63. “Review of The Oboe 1903-1953,” The Double Reed 29/1 (Winter 2006): 144-145.

62. “Talent and Envy,” Transpositions 4 (Winter 2005): 8-10.

61. “The Chinese Association of Bassoon (CAB) Becoes an Associate Member of the IDRS,” The Double Reed 28/3 (2005): 56.

60. “Product Review of Tuneup: Intonation Training Systems (2003) by Stephen Colley,” The Double Reed 28/3 (2005): 150-153.

59. “Obituary: Arthur L. Gudwin (1937-2005),” The Double Reed 28/2 (2005): 13.

58. “Musical Musings: Using the Metronome, Part III,” The Double Reed 28/2 (2005): 106. Reprinted in The Double Reed 33/3 (2008): 80.

57. “Interview with Joanne Cannon of the Bent Leather Band,” The Double Reed 28/2 (2005): 115-120.

56. "John Miller's Master Class on the Mozart Bassoon Concerto," The Double Reed 28/1 (Winter 2005): 63-68. Link

55. Book review "Angela Myles Beeching: Beyond Talent, " The Double Reed 28/1 (Winter 2005): 125-126.

54. “An Interview with Yoshiyuki Ishikawa, Webmaster of WWW.IDRS.ORG,” The Double Reed 27/3 (Fall 2004): 93-94.

53. “Musical Musings: Auditions,” The Double Reed 27/2 (2004): 46.

52. “Musical Musings: Bassoon Brain,” The Double Reed 27/1 (2004): 33.

51. “Musical Musings: Rinforzando,” The Double Reed 27/1 (2004): 50.

50. “Book Review of The Bassoon.” The Double Reed 27/1 (2004): 129-130.

49. “Circular Breathing,” Double Reed News, Magazine of the British Double Reed Society, 68 (Autumn 2004): 15. This is a republication of an issue of “Musical Musings” in The Double Reed.

48. Review of “Ross, Walter. Shortened Suite for Trumpet and Bassoon…” ITG Journal (January 2004): 65.

47. “Musical Musings: Circular Breathing, Part II,” The Double Reed 26/4 (2003):44.

46. “IDRS Receives an NEA Grant!” The Double Reed 26/3 (2003): 36.

45. "Proportional Tempos in the Performance of Vivaldi's Oboe Concertos," The Double Reed 26/2 (2003): 55-59. Link

44. "Musical Musings: Practice with the Metronome, Part I," The Double Reed 26/2 (2003): 36.

43. "Musical Musings: Tonguing Techniques," The Double Reed 26/2 (2003): 107.

42. “IDRS 2003 Conference; A Family Affair” Scrapes (December 2003) in Dutch.

41. “Humility and Christian Artistic Vision,” Transpositions 3/1 (Fall 2003): 18-20.

40. “Recollections by Laila Storch and Arthur Grossman, Members of the Soni Ventorum Wind Quintet,” The Double Reed 25/4 (2002): 17-22.

39. Co-authored with Karen Williams. “The John Miller Bassoon Reed Collection,” Scrapes (November 2002): 15-21.

38. Co-authored with Karen Williams. “Measurements of North American Bassoon Reeds” The Double Reed 25/3 (2002): 97-104. Link

37. “Banff 2002: Master Classes, Lectures, and Voices from Little Notes” The Double Reed 25/3 (2002): 29-32.

36. “Het fagotconcert van W. A. Mozart” (John Miller's Master Class on the Mozart Bassoon Concerto K191), Scrapes (August 2002): 12-18.

35. “Set Operations in the Music of Nikolai Roslavets,” Bridges Conference Proceedings 2002: 17-24.

34. “What is Christian in Music?” EthnoDoxology 1/1 (2002): 11-16. Link to Leadership U. web publication.

33. “Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto in F Major, arr. for Solo Oboe and Double Reed Choir.” Lawrence, Kansas: Bocal Music, 2002.

32. “Proportional Tempos in the Concertos of Antonio Vivaldi,” The Double Reed 24/2 (2001): 113-121. Link

31. Co-authored with Todd Goranson. “Reed Measurements Part 2: Bassoon and Contrabassoon Reeds,” Scrapes 8/1 (April 2001): 65-77. Republished in the Dutch edition of Scrapes 8/2 (May 2001): 51-63.

30. “IDRS 2000 Congress in Buenos Aires,” Scrapes 7/2 (November 2000): 15. Reprinted in The Double Reed 24/1 (2001): 13.

29. “A Pedagogy for Finishing Reeds for the German-System (Heckel-System) Bassoon,” The Double Reed 23/3 (2000): 99-108. Republished in Dutch in Scrapes (Aug 2002): 34-37. Link to revised paper.

28. “Double Reed Days at West Virginia University,” The Double Reed 23/3 (2000): 73-74.

27. "Innovative Solutions in a Climate of Budget Constraints," Proceedings of the National Association of Schools of Music (1999): 109-114.

26. "Teaching the Beginning Bassoonist," The Double Reed 23/2 (2000): 35-43. Link

25. Co-authored with Todd Goranson. “Double Reed Measurements Part 1: Bassoon Reeds,” Scrapes International 2 (December 1999): 56-64. Reprinted in The Double Reed 23/4 (2000): 57-66.

24. “De 28e jaarlijkse IDRS conferentie” [The 28th annual IDRS Conference], Scrapes 6/2 (October 1999): 13-15.

23. “Cynthia Koledo De Almeida en Nancy Goeres,” an interview in Scrapes 6/2 (October 1999): 28-30.

22. “Interview with Arthur Grossman,” The Double Reed, 22/2 (1999): 31-34. Reprinted in Dutch in Scrapes 3 (Dec. 1998): 20-22.

21. “Keyboard Technology in the Double Reed Studio,” The Double Reed, 22/2 (1999): 57-61. Republished in Dutch in Scrapes 6/1 (June 1999): 28-32. Link

20. “Pianissimo-vingerzettingen op de Heckel-systeem fagot” [A Guide to Pianissimo Fingerings on the Heckel-System Bassoon] Scrapes 2 (September 1998): 30-35. Table

19. “Basic Bassoon Articulations,” The Instrumentalist 53/8 (March 1999): 28-32.

18. “Letter to the Editor,” The Double Reed 21/1 (1998): 105. This is a reply to Steve Hanna's letter concerning my publication "Playing those 'Missing' Notes in Baroque and Classical Concerti. Link

17. "Bassoon Lessons with Arnold Schwarzenegger, or What I Did on My Summer Vacation," The Journal of the International Double Reed Society 26 (1998): 99-104. Link. Also, please see the mp3 of the Hummel Concerto for Bassoon.

Peer-Reviewed Publications, Continued

16. “Royal Water Music Suite” (Lawrence, Kansas: Bocal Music, 1998). Arrangement of music by Handel for double reed trio.

15. “Four Easy Pieces” (Lawrence, Kansas: Bocal Music, 1997). Arrangements of music by Beethoven, Tchaikowsky, Mozart, and Handel for double reed trio.

14. “Articulatie de Fagot” [Articulation on Bassoon], Scrapes 4/3 (1997): 8-11. Reprint of "Articulation on Bassoon: Should the Jaw Move?" The Double Reed 17/3 (Winter 1994): 83-85.

13. “Het spelen van die “ontbrekende noten” in Barok en Klassieke concerti “ [Playing those ‘Missing’ Notes in Baroque and Classical Concerti ], Scrapes 4/3 (1997): 15-20. Reprint of “Playing those ‘Missing’ Notes in Baroque and Classical Concerti,” The Double Reed 20/1 (1997): 85-90.

12. “1997 IDRS Conferentie in Northwest University” [The 1997 IDRS conference at Northwestern University], Scrapes 4/3 (1997).

11. “Playing those ‘Missing’ Notes in Baroque and Classical Concerti,” The Double Reed 20/1 (1997): 85-90. Link

10. “On Low Brass Musicians Performing Bassoon Music: A Bassoonist’s Perspective,” T.U.B.A. Journal 23/4 (Summer 1996): 66-69.

9. “A Reply to Schweitzer: On the Singular Western Musical Culture and Other Misconceptions,” The Journal of the International Double Reed Society 24 (1996): 93-94. Link

8. “Another Make-It Yourself Bassoon Guard,” The Double Reed 18/3 (Winter 1995): 83-84.

7. "Count Those Rests," Teaching Music (August 1995): 28-29.

6. "Articulation on Bassoon: Should the Jaw Move?" The Double Reed 17/3 (Winter 1994): 83-85.

5. "On Klaus Thunemann and Becoming an `Artist,'" The Double Reed 15/3 (Winter 1992): 67-68. Reprinted with an additional reply in The Double Reed 16/3 (Winter 1993): 58-60.

4. "A Bassoonist's Expansions upon Marcel Tabuteau's "Drive," The Journal of the International Double Reed Society 20 (July 1992): 27-30. Link

3. "Using the Bassoon Bocal as a Diagnostic and Pedagogical Tool," Journal of the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors 60/3 (Spring 1992): 4-7.

2. "Willson Osborne's Rhapsody for Bassoon," The Double Reed 13/2 (Fall 1990): 58-60.

1. "Use of the Fibonacci Series in the Bassoon Solo in Bartok's Dance Suite," The Journal of the International Double Reed Society 17 (July 1989): 4-6.

Other Publications

Other Print Publications

Website Publications

The principal websites managed by Terry B. Ewell are https://www.2reed.net/ and https://www.terryewell.com/.

Presentations and Masterclasses

26. “Bassoon Reed Finishing,” joint presentation by Terry B. Ewell and Germán Martínez López. International Double Reed Society, Granada, Spain. 3 August 2018.

25. Bassoon Masterclass at Peabody Institute of Music, Baltimore. 09 April 2017.

24. “Write Your Own Classical Period Cadenzas,” University of Delaware. Delaware, 01 March 2017.

23. “The Tank at Towson: Session 3: Open Educational Resources (OER).” Towson, MD, 04 March 2015.

22. “It’s Free: Mining the Treasures of Creative Commons, Public Domain, and Other Sources for University Courses and Applied Lessons,” joint national conferences of the Association for Technology in Music Instruction and the College Music Society. Cambridge, MA, 31 October 2013.

21. “Considering Online Content for the Small Screen,” Towson University Technology Conference. Towson, MD, 16 January 2013.

20. "Some Dos and Don'ts for Online Instruction," presentation at the joint national conferences of the Association for Technology in Music Instruction and the College Music Society, San Diego, CA, 15 Nov. 2012.

19. “Increasing Performance Endurance on Double Reeds,” International Double Reed Society Conference at Miami University. Oxford, OH, 11 July 2012.

18. “Faculty Professional Development: Create Instant (and Slightly Edited) Online Instructional Videos,” workshop for CIAT at Towson University. Towson, MD. 17 August 2011.

17. Bassoon Masterclass and Recital at SIAS University, China. August 2010.

16. “Technology and the Applied Studio: Maximizing Practice with Technology,” joint presentation with Luis Engelke and Michael Anderson at the International Trumpet Guild 34th Annual Conference in Harrisburg, PA, May 2009.

15. “A YouTube Professor: Reaching Today’s Online Student,” presentation at the 2008 College Music Society Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Regional Conference, Gettysburg, May 2008.

14. “Two is Better than One-Duets in Lessons,” master class at the International Double Reed Society Conference, Ithaca College, NY, 16 June 2007.

13. “Set Operations in the Music of Nikolai Roslavets,” presentation at the Bridges Conference, Towson University, June 2002. This talk was also delivered to a composition master class at the University of Colorado, Boulder, in March 2004.

12. "Creating and Using MIDI Files to Enhance Musical Performance," presentation at the Conference of the International Double Reed Society in Morgantown, West Virginia, 11 Aug. 2001.

11. Bassoon Masterclass at Trinity College of Music, Greenwich, England. 2001.

10. "Teaching the Beginning Bassoonist," presentation at the Conference of the International Double Reed Society in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Aug. 2000.

9. "Innovative Solutions in a Climate of Budget Constraints," presentation at the NASM National Conference in Chicago, Region 1. Chicago, IL, 22 November 1999.

8. "What is Christian in Music?" paper delivered at the Christian Scholarship Conference at the University of Colorado. Boulder, CO, 10 October 1997. Link to Leadership U. web publication.

7. "Playing Those 'Missing' Notes in Baroque and Classical Concerti," lecture delivered at the Conference of the International Double Reed Society in Tallahassee, Fl. June 1996.

6. "Lecture-Performance of `Wolves' Cemetery (1913) by Nikolai Roslavets, an Early Atonal Russian Composer," paper delivered at the Mid-Atlantic Chapter Annual Meeting of the College Music Society. Morgantown, WV, 27 March 1993.

5. "The Harmonic Language of Nikolai Roslavets, an Early Atonal Russian Composer," national conference of the Society for Music Theory. Kansas City, MO, 16 October 1992.

4. "The Piano Accompaniment of High School Wind Players," joint lecture/demonstration with the Laureate Wind Quintet at the Music Teachers National Association Eastern Division Conference. Morgantown, WV, 19 January 1992.

3. "Tabuteau Instruction on a Bassoon Bocal," International Double Reed Society Convention at Towson State University. Towson, MD. 14 August 1991.

2. "A Case for Starting Bassoon Students at a Younger Age," clinic given at the West Virginia Music Educators Association 44th Annual Conference. Morgantown, WV. 22 March 1990.

1. "Wittgenstein on Music," paper read at the American Musicological Society and the Society for Music Theory, University of Texas. Austin, TX, 17 October 1989.

Inventions

ErgopostTM (patent no: US 7,566825 B2, July 28, 2009). For details on the Ergopost see www.bassoonergopost.com.

Bassoon Reed Ligature and Cradle. See Terry B. Ewell, “Bassoon Reed Ligatures,” The Double Reed 33/2 (2010): 29-34.

Citations and Acknowledgements

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