Double bass and piano (Double Bass) - very easy
25 Easy Pieces from 5 Centuries in half and 1st Position. Composed by Various. Edited by Charlotte Mohrs. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music with CD. String. Leichte Konzertstucke fur Kontrabass. Baroque, Classical, Modern, Renaissance. Edition with CD. 60 pages. Schott Music #ED 22551. Published by Schott Music (HL.49045890).
Item Number: HL.49045890
ISBN 9783795710552. 9x12 inches.
The 'Easy Concert Pieces' series presents a varied selection of easy concert pieces for double bass and piano from the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical periods through to the modern era. To facilitate choosing individual pieces for performance and auditions at music schools, competitions or examinations these pieces have been ordered according to level of musical and technical difficulty.Book 1 (ED 22551) contains pieces in half and first position. Pieces in each position and some using position changes are presented from each era. Simple techniques such as portato, staccato and legato bowing are introduced along with pizzicato, using rudimentary dynamics ranging from piano to forte, crescendo and decrescendo and simple phrasing. The pieces selected here are varied in character with memorable tunes, a few different time signatures and simple rhythms.A very welcome publication for beginner double bass players, this collection is right on target...Thoroughly recommended - Cathy Elliot, ESTA ARCO Book 2 (ED 22552) in preparation.