Newly arranged by David Heyes, these two 18th-century arias by Handel transcribe well for double bass. They combine musical and technical challenges offering enjoyable and accessible music for any occasion.
Originally for mandolin and piano, this evocative and lyrical Adagio transcribes well for the double bass. In one extended movement, it will be ideal for any Grade 8+ bassist looking for something new.
Lazar's Bagatelle was composed in 1924 for the Romanian virtuoso, Joseph Prunner. It offers great musical and technical challenges for the advanced bassist or cellist and has been out of print for far too long.
Joplin's popular rag Elite Syncopations has been newly arranged for double bass quartet by David Heyes. The melodic material is shared between the players and this would be suitable for any audience or occasion.
A short and lively miniature for the good intermediate bassist from this leading 19th-century bassist-composer. There are effective musical and technical challenges and it would be ideal for the post-Grade 8 player.
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