No. 8 from Subterranean Solos

Composer: Henry Purcell
Arranger: Keith and Jill Hartley

Instrumentation: Double bass and piano
Exam syllabus: Grade 5

Printed edition: Subterranean Solos

Download editions are supplied as a single PDF containing the double bass part and piano accompaniment
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Rondeau is a movement from Henry Purcell’s opera A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It is in E flat major with an episode in C minor and goes up to fourth position. It has simple slurs and articulations.

No. 8 from Subterranean Solos

Set for Grade 5 exams

  • ABRSM (from 2024)
  • ABRSM (2020-2023)
  • Trinity (2016-2019)

Printed Edition

Subterranean Solos (bass) ISMN: 979-0-708191-21-6
Subterranean Solos (piano) ISMN: 979-0-708191-22-3

Performance video

Tutorial video

To view a tutorial of Rondeau, please go to String Virtuoso.

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