ABRSM: Time Pieces for Double Bass – Volume 1


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Two volumes containing well-crafted arrangements and original compositions, presented in chronological order, from the 16th century right up to the present day. Includes contrasting styles, from Louis Couperin to Giles Swayne and William Byrd to Gavin Bryars.

Song List

  • Oberek [Trad.]
  • Lament to the Moon [Trad.]
  • Menuet de Poitou in A minor [L Couperin]
  • Air and Chaconne from Le bourgeois gentilhomme [Lully]
  • Corn Rigs Quadrille [Trad.]
  • Gavotte from Musick’s Hand-maid [John Blow]
  • Minuetto from String Quartet in C, Op. 24 No. 4 [Luigi Boccherini]
  • Solfeggio No. 3 (duet) [Giuseppe Aprile]
  • Andante cantabile [Ludwig van Beethoven]
  • Galoppe [H Herz]
  • Album fur die Jugend [Robert Schumann]
  • Melody from Album fur die Jugend, Op. 68 [Robert Schumann]
  • Exercise in F [Adolphus White]
  • Duet from Modern Double Bass School (duet) [Frantisek Cerny]
  • Ol’ Man River from Show Boat [Jerome Kern / Hammerstein]
  • Heigh-Ho from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs [Frank Churchill / Larry Morey]
  • Me and My Teddy Bear [John Frederick Coots]
  • Ballad I [Michael Rose]
  • Ballad II [Michael Rose]
  • A Little Blue [Steve Berry]
  • Lazybones [Giles Swayne]
  • Now is the month of Maying [Thomas Morley]