Lively and evocative music for the good intermediate bassist, with a Brazilian flavour and influence in both pieces. There are musical and technical challenges and this would be suitable for any concert or 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.
A short, lively and enjoyable Hungarian Dance newly arranged for the intermediate bassist. Effective musical and technical challenges in the orchestral register make this suitable for about Grade 7, with a rhythmic piano accompaniment.
A lyrical and romantic cello solo newly arranged for the intermediate double bassist. Karl Davidov was a 19th-century Russian cellist-composer and the piece would be ideal for developing a cantabile and sonorous sound.
Originally for oboe, these pieces transcribe well for double bass. Romance is lyrical and evocative; Humoreske is lively and playful. Ideal for Grade 8 bassists with effective challenges in the orchestral register.
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.
Originally for violin, this operatic theme and variations transcribes well for the intermediate bassist. It uses the orchestral register to great effect and offers musical and simple technical challenges for the progressing bassist.
A CD of chamber music by Enid Luff, played by mainly young musicians. Vivid and characterful solos and ensemble pieces for piano, woodwind and strings. Recorded at Ty Cerdd, Music Centre for Wales, in Cardiff.
Classical compositions for piano, viola, cello, oboe, to touch the heart and inspire the soul. These beautiful pieces have been performed and broadcast internationally, used for film, dance and other collaboration.
Three Fantasias arranged for unaccompanied double bass by David Heyes. Each offers musical and technical challenges in equal measure for the good intermediate bassist (Grade 8+). Great fun and much to offer in performance.
This unusual combination of soprano, piano, flute and cello provides a beautiful, thoughtful, spacious setting of a poem by Marion Fawlk. Each instrument is given plenty of expression, enhancing the words of the poem.
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.
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