Subterranean Solos

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9 concert pieces for lower intermediate double bassists

Composer: Dibdin; Gossec; Grieg; Moszkowski; Mozart; Purcell; Thomas; Traditional; Warlock
Arranger: Keith and Jill Hartley

Instrumentation: Double bass and piano

Difficulty: Suitable for lower intermediate players
Exam syllabus: Grade 3 – Grade 5

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Description

These favourite concert pieces are suitable for players exploring all the positions from first to fourth. The keys include two or three sharps and from one to three flats in both major and minor tonalities. Each piece has its own special character with possibilities for developing a range of bow strokes.

The pieces found in Subterranean Solos were previously published by Oxford University Press as Double Bass Solo Plus.

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

Contents

Contents of publication

  1. Tambourin by François Gossec
  2. Allegro (K.3) by W.A. Mozart
  3. Basse-Danse (from the Capriol Suite) by Peter Warlock
  4. English Country Garden Traditional Morris Dance
  5. Norwegian Dance (Op.35) by Edvard Grieg
  6. Tom Bowling (from The Oddities) by Charles Dibdin
  7. Gavotte (from Mignon) by Ambroise Thomas
  8. Rondeau (from A Midsummer Night’s Dream) by Henry Purcell
  9. Spanish Dance No.2 (Op.12) by Moritz Moszkowski

Performance videos

Links to performances and download editions

Tambourin by Gossec

Basse-Danse by Warlock

Norwegian Dance by Grieg

Gavotte (from Mignon) by Thomas

Rondeau by Purcell

Spanish Dance No.2 by Moszkowski

Exam syllabus

ABRSM (2020-2023)

  • Basse-Danse (Gd 3)
  • Norwegian Dance (Gd 3)
  • Gavotte (from Mignon) (Gd 4)
  • Rondeau (Gd 5)
  • Spanish Dance (Gd 5)

MTB (since 2019)

  • Tambourin (Gd 3)
  • Spanish Dance (Gd 5)

Trinity (2020-2023)

  • Norwegian Dance (Gd 3)
  • Basse-Danse (Gd 3)
  • Gavotte (from Mignon) (Gd 4)
  • Rondeau (Gd 5)

Tutorial videos

External links to tutorial videos hosted by String Virtuoso

Tambourin by Gossec

Basse-Danse by Warlock

Norwegian Dance by Grieg

Gavotte (from Mignon) by Thomas

Rondeau by Purcell

Spanish Dance No.2 by Moszkowski

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