Lucas Drew, Editor
Janet Clippard, Associate Editor of Double Bass Publications

Music for Double Bass

a glimpse into the mind of the composer - our noble link to the world of music

New Publications 2017-18

Warner, Allen (1917 - 1960) - Concertino for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra and Solo Tuning Piano Parts) $14.95 (B1725)

Goldstein, Lloyd - The Way Back (12 Unaccompanied Pieces for the 21st Century Eclectic Double Bassist) $25.00 (BG1510)

Dvorak - Song to the Moon from Rusalka, Opus 114 for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra and Solo Tuning Piano Parts) $14.95

Schönberg - Litanei (from String Quartet No.2) for Unaccompanied Double Bass (or Violoncello) - A Study - An Introduction to Schönberg’s Style $9.95 (B1709-S)

Schönberg - Litanei (from String Quartet No.2) for Double Bass (or Violoncello) and Piano Reduction by Alban Berg (orchestra tuning) $14.95 (B1709-P)

Sibelius - Hymn to Thais for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra Tuning) $9.95 (B1724)

Martinu (Janet Clippard) - Sonatina for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra and Solo Tuning Bass Parts) - Available Nov. 2017

Stravinsky - Pastorale for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra and Solo Tuning Bass Parts) $10.95 (B1610)

Villa-Lobos - Pequena Suite for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra Tuning) $14.95 (B1706)

Purcell - Recitative and Lament (from Dido and Aeneas) for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra Tuning) $10.95 (B1611)

Cui - Orientale for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra Tuning) $10.95 (B1612)

Donizetti - Sonota in C for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra Tuning) $14.95 (B1504)

Grieg - The Wounded Heart for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra Tuning) $10.95 (B1705)

Montgomery, Michael - Songs from the Ozarks (Solos for Bass with Piano and Bass Quartets) (B1700)

Tchaikovsky - Canzonetta (from the Violin Concerto) for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra Tuning) $10.95 (B1505)

McKee, Heidi (arr.) Two Folk Songs for Intermediate String Orchestra (The Wayfaring Stranger and The Girl I Left Behind) Score and One Part each $16.95 (B1507)

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Debussy - The Girl with the Flaxen Hair for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra and Solo Tuning Piano Parts) $9.95 (B1307)

Dvorak - Indian Lament (Second Movement of Sonatina for Violin and Piano, Opus 100) for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra Tuning) $7.95 (B1409)

Elgar - Nimrod (from Enigma Varaiations, Op. 36) for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra and Solo Tuning Piano Parts) $9.95 (B1308))

MacDowell - To a Wild Rose for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra Tuning) $7.95 (B1302))

Monteverdi / Respighi - Lamento di Arianna for Violoncello or Double Bass (Orchestra and Solo Tuning Piano Parts) $12.95 (B1306))

Montgomery, Lourdes - Prayer for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra Tuning) $7.95 (B1304)

Montgomery, Michael (editor) - Chamber Music: Introduction to String Quintets using Double Bass in place of Cello II (Boccherini, Schubert and Onslow - bass parts only) $12.95 (B1310)

The Ravel Album - (I. Pavane de la Belle qu Bois dormant II. Piece en Forme de Habanera III. Berceuse Sur le nom de Gabriel Faure) $12.95 (B1414)

Schroeder/Drew (editors) - Three Concert Miniatures for Double Bass and Piano (Mussorgsky, Perrin and Sitt) with An Introduction to the Tenor Clef (Orchestra Tuning) $12.95 (B1201-B)

Montgomery, Michael (arr.) - Thirty-two Folk Songs for the Young Bassist $14.95 (B1502)

Music for Beginning and Intermediate Double Bassists

Galliard, Johann Ernst - 18th Century Suite for Unaccompanied Violoncello or Double Bass $8.95 (B1501)

Drew - Intermediate Position Studies (Third-Sixth Position with Bach - Bourree and Gavotte) $5.95 (B1401) 6 pages

McKee, Heidi B. (arr.) - Three Melodies in Appalachian Style (Shady Grove, Amazing Grace and Cindy) for Solo Double Bass $5.95 (B1406-B)

Montgomery, Lourdes and Michael - Easy Pieces for Double Bass and Piano - Book Two (3 pieces - Third through Sixth Position) $5.95 (B1408)

Drew - Studies in First Position $4.95 (B1301) 4 pages

Montgomery, Lourdes - Easy Pieces for Double Bass and Piano (3 pieces - primarily first position) $5.95 (B1303)

Drew - Basic Position Studies (Half through Third Position) $4.95 (B1309) 4 pages

Allman - Contemporary Melodic Position Studies (Third through Sixth Position - advanced intermediate) $5.95 (B1305) 4 pages

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Recent Publications

Achron - Hebrew Melody for Cello or
Double Bass (Orchestra and Solo Tuning Bass Parts) and Piano, $12.95 (B0802)

Cadman - Omaha Indian Melody (From the Land of the Sky-Blue Water)
for Cello or Double Bass (Orchestra and Solo Tuning Bass parts) and Piano (Harp), $12.95 (B0910)

Poulenc - Le Bestiaire for Cello or Double Bass (Orchestra Tuning Bass Part) and Piano, $12.95 (B0904)

Prokofiev - Two Melodies, Opus 35 for Cello or Doulbe Bass (Orchestra and Solo Tuning Bass parts) and Piano, $12.95 (B0905)

Drew (arr.) - Little Suite of Shaker Songs and Dances for Solo Cello or Solo Double Bass (includes Simple Gifts), $7.95 (B1101)

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Okkenhaug (Holmvik) - Legende for Double Bass (Orchestra Tuning) and Organ (Piano), $9.95 (B1201)

Rachmaninov - Vocalise Opus 34 No. 14 for Cello or Double Bass (Orchestra and Solo Tuning Bass Parts) and Piano, $9.95 (B1204)

Villa-Lobos (Powell) - Song of the Black Swan for Double Bass (Orshestra and Solo Tuning Bass Parts) and Piano, $12.95 (B1203)

Duet

Drew - Zodiac Suite (Twelve Miniatures) - Duet for Flute or Violin and Cello or Double Bass, $14.95 (B1206)

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Quarter Tones

by Lucas Drew

I. The Triangular Shape-note as a Solution to the Standardization of Notation

II. An Introduction to Fingering for Double Bass

III. Recitative and Scherzo - Two Brief Studies for Solo Double Bass

$12.95 (B1202-B)

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Koussevitzky - II. "Andante" from the Concerto for Double Bass - string orchestra accompaniment - Score and Parts $24.95 (B0912)

Marais - Les Folles for Solo Double Bass (abridged variations) $9.95 (B0909)

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Classic Reprint Series

Double Bass and Piano

Edited by Lucas Drew

Belwin/Mills originally published 25 double bass solos with piano in 1980. In 1994 Belwin/Mills-Warner Bros. combined the works (18 of 25) in a collection of two volumes. Alfred Publishing assigned the copyright to St. Francis Music Publications in 2007. St. Francis Music Publications now publishes the pieces individually.

Boccherini - Celebrated Minuet - Solo Tuning - $9.95 (BM0923)
Bruch
- Kol Nidrei (d/D) - Orchestra Tuning, $12.95 (BM-0824)
Chopin - Largo from Sonata, Op. 65 - Orchestra Tuning - $9.95 (BM0921)
Dragonetti
- Allegretto (from the Solo in E minor) - Orchestra Tuning, $12.95 (BM-0822)

Elgar - Salut d' Amour - Orchestra Tuning, $9.95, (BM-0825)
Faure - Berceuse, Op. 16- Orchestra Tuning - $9.95 (BM0927)
Faure - Romance in A Major, Op. 69 -
Solo Tuning - $9.95 (BM0922)
Glazunov
- Chant Du Menestral -
Solo Tuning, $9.95, (BM-0830)
Haydn
- Adagio from Concerto No. 2 - Solo Tuning - $9.95 (BM0920)

Haydn - Serenade for String Quartet, Op. 3 - Solo Tuning - $9.95 (BM0928)
Massenet - Meditation (from Thais) - Solo Tuning, $9.95, (BM0827)

Medins - Valse- Orchestra Tuning - $9.95 (BM0920)
Mendelssohn
- Song Without Words, Op. 109 - Orchestra Tuning, $9.95, (BM0826)

Nielsen - Fantasy (Romanze and Humoresque, Op. 2) - Orchestra Tuning, $12.95, (BM-0829)

Pierne - Piece in G Minor - Orchestra Tuning - $9.95 (BM0924)
Saint-Saens - Romance, Op. 51- Orchestra Tuning - $9.95 (BM0925)
Tartini
- Adagio Cantabile - Orchestra Tuning, $9.95, (BM-0828)

Van Goens - Scherzo, Op. 12, No. 2 - Solo Tuning, $9.95 (BM-0823)

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Other Belwin/Mills-Warner Bros. double bass solos are currently in print in the St. Francis catalog including the Brahms Sonata in E Minor and the Bach Three Sonatas (BWV 1027-29).

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MORE Music For Double Bass

Scroll down for a complete list of works by St. Francis Music Publications.
Including String Ensembles, CDs, etc...

Double Bass and Piano

 

Abel, Karl F. - Sonata in G Major - (Orchestra Tuning) - $9.95 (B0706)

Bach, J.S. - Three Sonatas (BMV 1027 -1029) - (Orchestra Tuning) - $24.95 (BM0721)
Bartok
- Romanian Folk Dances (or Cello) (Orchestra Tuning) - $12.95 (B0510)

Brahms - Sonata No. 1 in E Minor - (Orchestra Tuning) - $19.95 (B0720)

Bruch/Shmuklovsky - Kol Nidrei (Solo Tuning - Bass Written in g/G) - (Special Limited Edition-Manuscript) - $12.95 (B0603)
Elgar - Sospiri (Sighs) - (Orchestra and Solo Tuning Piano Parts) - $12.95 (B0708)
Koussevitzky
- Four Original Pieces
(Chanson Triste, Valse Miniature, Andante, and Humoresque) (Solo Tuning - Bass with Harp [Piano]) - $16.95 (B0506)
Laska - Perpetual Motion - (Solo Tuning) - $14.95 (B0702)
Sandby - The Herman Sandby Album (Nocturne, Song of Vermland, and Song of India) (Bass Transcriptions and Original Cello Parts) - $14.95 (B0605)
Schubert, "Francois" (1808- 1878) - The Bee - (Orchestra Tuning) - $9.95 (B0707/B)
Sevitzky, Fabien
- Two Original Pieces (Chanson Triste and Nocturne) (Solo Tuning - Bass with Harp [Piano]) - $12.95 (B0601)

Simandl - Concerto in G Minor - (Solo Tuning) - $19.95 (B0701)
Volpe, Arnold
- Two Pieces: Cavatina and Chant d'Amour for Cello or Double Bass (Solo Tuning) and Piano (Harp) - $9.95 (B0502)

Warner, Allen E. - Andante Cantabile(Second Movement of the Concerto for Contrabass) (Orchestra Tuning - Piano Reduction) - $9.95 (B0607)

 

 

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Other St. Francis Music Publications

Double Bass & Piano

*Allman, Edward - Short Suite - $6.95 (B0304)
*Bach - Prelude (from the Partita No. 3 for Violin) Trans. by Janet Clippard - $6.95 (B0305)
Bach-Gounod
- Ave Maria (Meditation) (also Cello) (Bass-Solo and Orchestra Tuning parts included) - $8.95 (B0301)

*Bach - The Bach Primer for Solo Double Bass - I. Prelude (2nd Suite), II. Allemande (3rd Suite), III. Courante (1st Suite), IV. Sarabande (2nd Suite), V. Bourrée (3rd Suite), VI. Bourrée (4th Suite), VII. Sarabande (5th Suite), VIII. Gavotte (6th Suite), IX. Menuet (1st Suite), X. Gigue (1st Suite) -  Transcribed & edited by Lucas Drew - $17.95 (B0705)
Boccherini
- Sonata in G Major for Double Bass and Piano -
A transcription for bass of an early classical cello sonata- the second movement is marked "Allegro alla militaire" (Orchestral Tuning) - $7.95 (B0103P)

Boulanger, Nadia - Three Pieces for Double Bass and Piano - (Solo Tuning) - $8.95 (B0220P)

Brahms - Sonata Movement (Scherzo) for Double Bass and Piano, Opus Posthumous - (Orchestra Tuning) - $9.95 (B0202P)

*Brahms - String Sextet, Opus 18 - Double Bass (ad lib.) part only (for string orchestra or "septet" version) - $7.95 (B0503)

*Brahms -String Sextet, Opus 36 - Double Bass (ad lib.) part only (for string orchestra or "septet" version) - $7.95 (B0504)
Canteloube/Silva - Bourree Auvergnate - (Solo Tuning) - $7.95 (B0303)

Corelli - Sonata in D Minor ("La Follia") for Double Bass and Piano - (Solo Tuning)
An abridged transcription of the well-known work - based on an early 20th century violin edition (Solo Tuning) - $9.95 (B0107P)

Delius - Sonata in One Movement (1916) (Solo Tuning) - $12.95 (B0405)

Dohnányi - Theme with Variations (from the Sonata for Cello and Piano, Opus 8) for Double Bass and Piano - (Orchestra Tuning) - $7.95 (B0206P)

*Drew - 12 Miniature Intonation Studies (On Each Note of the Chromatic Scale) - $8.95 (B0402)
*Drew - Two Warm-up Studies (No. 1 - The Lower Positions, No. 2 - Thumb Position) for Solo Double Bass - $6.95 (B0209P)
*Drew - Zodiac Suite for Unaccompanied Double Bass (or Cello) - $ 9.95 A miniature (ca. 40 seconds each) based on each of the twelve signs- an introduction to contemporary string techniques (B0104P)
Dvorak
- Sonatina in G Major for Double Bass and Piano, Opus 100 -(Orchestra Tuning) - $12.95 (B0201P)

*Goldstein, Lloyd - A Walk in the Woods for Solo Double Bass - $7.95 (B0709)
*Goldstein, Lloyd - The Owl's Wing for Solo Double Bass - Homage a Francois Rabbath - $6.95 (B0214P)
Handel
- Concerto in G Minor for Double Bass and Piano - (Orchestra Tuning)
A typical four movement Baroque work based on the original oboe concerto with reference to Simandl’s transcription (orchestra tuning) - $7.95 (B0102P)

Hindemith - Caprice for Double Bass and Piano - (Solo Tuning) - $8.95 (B0218P)

Ibert - Aria for Double Bass and Piano -(Solo Tuning) - $8.95 (B0219P)

Kreisler (Pugnani) - Praeludium and Allegro (Solo Tuning) - $12.95 (B0404)

Lalo - Intermezzo (from the Concerto in D Minor for Cello) for Double Bass and Piano (Orchestra Tuning) - $7.95 (B0207P)

Lully/Piatigorsky - Courante (Solo Tuning) - $7.95 (B0302)

Mozart/Piatigorsky - Sonatina for Double Bass and Piano (Solo Tuning) - $8.95 (B0217P)

Popper - Gavotte No. 2 in D Major, Opus 23 for Double Bass and Piano (Solo Tuning) - $7.95 (B0208P)

*Shmuklovsky, Dmitri -Three Octave Scales and Arpeggios (Original Russian Edition - 36 pages) - $19.95 (B0604)
Simandl
, Franz - Ten Concert Pieces for Double Bass and Piano (From the Advanced Course Part 3)
Compositions of Simandl, Haydn/Hegner, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Gregora, Schwabe, Manoly, Beethoven, and Misek (Solo Tuning) Vol. I Original Solos, Vol. 2 Transcribed Solos - $16.95 each volume (B0506)

*Telemann - Two Fantasias (No.1 in G Major and No.2 in G Minor) - $8.95 (B0306)
Ward, R.D
. - Sonatina (also Cello) (Orchestra Tuning) - $9.95 (B0403)

Webern - Four Pieces, Op. 7 (also Cello) (Bass-Solo and Orchestra Tuning Parts included) - $8.95 (B0307)

*(Unaccompanied Works)

 

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Ensembles

String Ensembles

(Beginning and Intermediate)

 

Drew - Mini Suite (Parade - Lullaby - Carnival) - for Beginning Strings with Guitars(s) and/or Harp(s) (ad lib.) Score and Parts (4-2-2-1-1-1) - $14.95 (B0509)

Drew and Whitcup - A Simple Meditation and Thanksgiving for Beginning Strings Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass with Harp (Keyboard) - Score and Parts (4-2-2-1-1) Set - $19.95 (B0402)

Drew (arr.) - 20th Century Miniatures for Intermediate Strings (Bartok, Kabalevsky, Prokofieff, Shostakovich, and Stravinsky) Score and String Parts (2-2-2-2-1) Set - $19.95 (B0609)

Drew (arr.) - A Joplin Medley for Intermediate Strings (The Entertainer, Maple Leaf Rag, The Sycamore and Peacherine Rag) Score and String Parts (2-2-2-2-1) Set - $19.95 (B0610)

Drew - Bowing Variations on a Theme of Thomas Tallis for Intermediate Strings, Score and String Parts (4-2-2-2-1) Set - $19.95 (B0608)

 

 

String Orchestra

(Intermediate-Moderately Advanced or Quintet)

 

Bartok - Rumanian Christmas Carols, Score and Parts (1-1-1-1-1) $24.95, Extra Parts $2.00 Each (B1002)

Holst - Seven Scottish Airs for String Orchestra (String Quartet) with Harp, Score and Parts (3-3-2-2-1) $19.95 (B0508)

Janacek - Six Moravian Folksongs, Score and Parts (1-1-1-1-1) $24.95, Extra Parts $2.00 each (B1001)

Vivaldi - Largo (Pizzicato) - from the Concerto for Lute (Guitar) for Solo Cello, Double Bass or Electric Bass Guitar - with Three Part Accompaniment (Double Bass and Orchestra Tuning Parts) $6.95 (B0204)

 

String Orchestra

(Advanced)

 

Handel-Halvorsen - Passacaglia for String Orchestra (String Quartet) - arr. Drew, Full Score - $19.95 (B0407) Set of Parts (4-4-3-2-2) $34.95 (B0408) Extra Parts - $3.00 each

Handel-Halvorsen - Sarabande con Variazione for String Orchestra (String Quartet) - arr. Drew, Full Score - $19.95 (B0409) Set of Parts (4-4-3-2-2) $34.95 Extra Parts - $3.00 each

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Duo

Handel-Halvorsen - Sarabande con Variazioni - Duo for Violin and Double Bass (Orchestra Tuning) Score and Parts - $14.95 (B0501)

 

 

Bass Ensembles

Drew - Sound Study for Eight Double Basses
A three and one-half minute work that familiarizes the student with the contemporary notation and string techniques of Krzysztof Penderecki - $11.95 (B0105P)

Popper - Requiem for Three Double Basses and Piano - $11.95 (B0106P) A transcription of the famous cello work - one of the few ensemble pieces

Strong, G. Templeton - Quartet-Petite Reverie and Scherzo for 3 Violoncelli and Double Bass (1916) - $14.95 (B0401)

Other

Drew - Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi for Soprano (Tenor), Flute (Oboe), and Harp (Keyboard) - $7.95 (B0101P) A simple setting of the famous prayer- for church or concert performance. Two more versions are also available:

          - Prayer for Treble Clef Instruments for Church or Concert Performance (with optional Chordal Accompaniment) (Flute - Oboe -Violin - $5.95 (B0211P)

          - Prayer for Bass Clef Instruments for Church or Concert Performance (with optional Chordal Accompaniment) (Cello - Double Bass - Electric - $5.95 (B0212P)

 

String Accompaniments

 

Koussevitzy - Chanson Triste (Bass - Solo Tuning) String Parts with Harp (No Solo Part or Score is included) - $8.95 (B0602)

Warner, Allen E. - Concerto for Contrabass and Strings (Complete Three Movement Concerto - Orchestra Tuning) Special Limited Edition - (Composer's Manuscript) Solo Bass Part, String Parts (Violin 1 and 2, Viola, and Cello - Bass is not included in the accompaniment), Score-Complete Set - $29.95 (B0606)

 

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CD Recordings

Double Bass CD Recordings - Lucas Drew, Double Bass -(Primarily Designed for Students and Teachers)

    Double Bass Sampler and Double Bass Sampler II introduce bassists and string teachers to the wide range of literature for the instrument. Most of the compositions were initially recorded by Coronet Recording Co. on three LPs during the mid-1970s. These LPs, designed primarily for students, were among the first bass recordings by an American. The Contemporary Baroque Trio (1977 - 1982) culminated its work with a concert at Carnegie Recital Hall in New York. 20th Century Sampler presents an overview of the many styles of 20th Century compositions for double bass. Most are original works. Only the Henze and Krenek are transcriptions. This CD is dedicated "to the new generations of exceptional double bassists."

20th Century Sampler for Double Bass - Persichetti- Parable, Henze- Serenade, Proto- Caprice, Drew- Zodiac Suite, Luening- Sonata, Koblitz-Nomos, Hoag - Scherzo, Drew - Sound Study for 8 Double Basses, Roe - Jazz Songs, Reed - Trilogue, Krenek - Suite, Gibson - Concerto, Drew - Prayer. (B0109CD) $9.95

Double Bass Sampler - Sandby - Solopiece, Boda - Fantasy, Fardig - Scherzo, Sevitzky - Nocturne, Capuzzi - Concerto, Marcello - Sonata in E minor, Bach - Suite No. 1 - Menuetto and Gigue, Pergolesi - Sinfonia - Adagio and Presto, Drew - Sound Study for 8 Double Basses, Hiatt - Hyperduo for Flute, Bass and Tape - (B0215CD) $9.95

Double Bass Sampler II - D'Hervelois - Tamborino, Croft - Aire, Monteverdi/F. Zimmermann - Three Songs, Scarlatti - Sonata No. 2, Vivaldi - Sonata No. 5, Vivaldi - Largo (Pizzicato), Pichl - Concerto, Koussevitzky - Chanson Triste, Weinstein - Modal Solos, Russell - Chaconne, Boda - Sonatina, Seamarks - Mehitabel Magpies Contemporary Baroque Trio (flute, piano, and bass) -Works of Bach, Cima, Weber, and Donizetti - (B0216CD) $9.95

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Additional Recordings - Lucas Drew, Double Bass

CD - Centaur - CRC 2256 - Carlos Surinach - Double Concerto for Flute, Double Bass, and Chamber Orchestra - University of Miami Symphony Orchestra (Score and Parts - G. Schirmer)

CD - ASV - CDDCA 774 - Jose Serebrier - "George and Muriel" Fantasy for Solo Double Bass, Double Bass Ensemble and Chorus (1986) Score and Parts (Peer International)

CD - Harmonia Mundi - CHMU 907118 - Mahler - Symphony No. 1 (Florida Philharmonic Orchestra)

LP - Spectrum - Robert Gibson - November Field for Oboe and Double Bass - Concerto for Double Bass and Chamber Orchestra (out of print)

CD - Capstone - (CPS 8621) - Robert Gibson - November Field for Oboe and Double Bass

CD - Audiofon - Debussy - Danses: Sacree et Profane (with Miami String Quartet)

CD - Albany - (Troy 212) Clark McAlister - Elegia para Quijote y Quijana - University of Miami Wind Ensemble with John Dee, English Horn - (Score)

 

(Available through the recording company listed above)

 

Everything You Always Wanted to Know ABOUT THE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Now available only through ELKIN MUSIC INTERNATIONAL. (1-800-367-3554 or 1-828-652-9828)

A Handbook for Concertgoers by Lucas Drew and Raymond Barr About the Symphony Orchestra is a sourcebook of information for the general listener. An excellent fund-raiser for schools and youth orchestras. It includes the following sections:

95 Questions You Always Wanted To Ask About the Symphony Orchestra

The Development of the Orchestra

The Instruments of the Orchestra

The Language of Orchestral Music

Major Forms of Composition for the Symphony Orchestra

What You Learn From a Concert Program

51 Major Orchestral Composers - Their Lives and Works

Concert Etiquette

A Basic Repertoire List

Paperback Book - 148 pages, $12.95 (STF-BK1201)

 

 

 


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