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. Pieces feature on the ABRSM Double Bass syllabus at Grades 1-6 (Volume 1: Grades 1-3, Volume 2: Grades 4-6). This is also an invaluable source of repertoire to explore for further study.
Kitty of Coleraine [Trad.] ; Whereat an Ant [William Byrd] ; Le lardon and La boiteuse from Pieces de clavessin [Rameau] ; Gigue [Froberger] ; Allegro from Concerto grosso in C minor, Op. 6 No. 8 [George Frideric Handel] ; Andante from Sonata No. 9 [Paradies] ; Allegro from String Quartet in G minor, Op. 4 No. 2 [Spohr] ; Canon en ecrevisse (duet) [Cherubini] ; Venetian Gondola Song from Sechs Lieder, Op. 57 [Felix Mendelssohn] ; Hunting Song from Six Songs, Op. 4 [Edvard Grieg] ; Daydream from Album pour enfants, Op. 39 [Tchaikovsky] ; Autumn, Op. 18 No. 3 [Faure] ; Study No. 17 from Progressive Tutor for the Double Bass [James Pritchard Waud] ; Black Bottom [Ray Henderson] ; Cavalryman from 30 Children's Pieces Op. 27 [Dmitri Kabalevsky] ; Jamaican Rumba [Benjamin] ; Cradle Song [Marie Dare] ; Room 42 [Gavin Bryars]