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.
This Handel sonata is full of youthful energy and character, with accessible and enjoyable challenges for the intermediate soloist. The accompaniment is lively and supportive. An ideal introduction to Baroque music for any performer.
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.
3 short and enjoyable pieces for violin or viola and double bass by Tony Osborne. Aimed at the intermediate duo, these are enjoyable and accessible with effective musical and technical challenges in equal measure. Enjoy!
12 Waltzes for unaccompanied double bass by Domenico Dragonetti and newly edited by Bert Turetzky. Each has its own character and style, offering musical and technical challenges for the good intermediate bassist.
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