Time Pieces for Double Bass, Volume 1

Time Pieces for Double Bass, Volume 1

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Time Pieces for Double Bass, Volume 1

For Instrument - Double Bass
Format - Sheet Music

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


  • Oberek [Trad.]
  • Lament to the Moon [Trad.]
  • Menuet de Poitou in A minor [Louis Couperin]
  • Air and Chaconne from Le bourgeois gentilhomme [Jean-Baptiste 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 [Henri Herz]
  • Melody from Album fur die Jugend [Robert Schumann]
  • Exercise in F [Adolphus White]
  • Ballad I [Michael Rose]
  • Ballad II [Michael Rose]
  • A Little Blue [Steve Berry]
  • Now is the month of Maying [Thomas Morley]
  • Duet: from Moderne Kontrabass-Schule, Teil 1 [Frantiek Cerny]
  • Lazybones [Giles Swayne]
  • Me and My Teddy Bear [John Frederick Coots]
  • Heigh Ho []
  • Ol' Man River [Jerome Kern]

Additional Information

Contributors - Rodney Slatford
Series - Time Pieces (ABRSM)
Year of Publication - 2009
No of Pages - 60
Type - Repertoire, Time Pieces