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The compositions listed below may be played by string orchestra with double bass. They may also be performed in a chamber music setting with one person per part. These works provide an "extended" chamber music repertoire with an added double bass part.


Borodin- Sinfonia for Strings (String Quartet No. 2 in D Major)

Brahms- Sextet in Bb Major: Opus 18 (forthcoming)

Sextet in G Major: Opus 36 (forthcoming)

Bridge- Three Idylls

Bruckner- Adagio (from String Quintet in F Major)

Debussy- Andantino (from the String Quartet, Op. 10)

Dohnanyi- Serenade for String Orchestra, Op. 10

Glinka- Eight Arias from Russlan and Ludmilla and Ivan Susanin

(arr. Rimsky- Korsakoff; ed. Yordan & Drew)

Gluck- Symphony in G Major (Hoffmann) bass part (Drew)

Mendelssohn- Octet in Eb Major, Op. 20 (forthcoming)

Puccini- Crisantemi, Minuet No. 1 in A Major

Minuet No. 2 in A Major

Respighi- Theme and Variations (from String Quartet in D)

Shostakovich- Prelude and Scherzo (from Octet, Opus 11)

Symphony for Strings (String Quartet No. 8, Op. 110)

Sibelius- Presto (from String Quartet, Op. 4)

Strauss- Symphony for Strings (String Quartet in A, Op. 2)

Tchaikovsky- Souvenir of Florence

Verdi- Symphony for Strings (String Quartet in E Minor)

Vivaldi- Largo from Concerto in D for Lute & Strings, RV 93

Wolf- Italian Serenade


Additional Works:

Drew- Zodiac Suite- ("Six Miniatures") For Solo Flute, Solo Double Bass and Chamber Orchestra (Strings and Percussion)

Mendelssohn Early String Symphonies (Wolf & Drew)

Mozart- Variations on "Ah vous dirais-je, Maman" (Twinkle, Twinkle)

for Flute and String Orchestra K. 265(300e) Orchestration (Drew)

Ravel- Introduction and Allegro for Flute, Clarinet, Harp & Strings, bass part (Drew)

Reed- Trilogue, Scherzo for Solo Double Bass and Two Mallet Percussion

Weber- Quintet in Bb for Clarinet and String Orchestra, Opus 34

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(This music may also be ordered from Elkin Music International, Inc. or Lemur Music.)