My First Progressive Duets for Strings is written to be the primer for volume 1 of Carl Fischer's Progressive Duets. Arranged in a progressive format, this collection contains easy songs in the first position and includes American folk tunes, easy classical arrangements, and more. These duets can be played in any combination of instruments.
This popular collection of classical solos for double bass and piano, edited by Oscar Zimmerman, now includes an enhanced accompaniment CD option. In addition to providing piano accompaniments to play along with, it can also be used on a PC/MAC to adjust the tempo to the player's preference.
Prelude and Allegro (d'Andrieu)
Sonata in C Minor (Handel)
Sonatina and Minuet (Beethoven)
Elegy and Andante (Bottesini)
Aria from Rigoletto (Verdi)
Introduction and Tarentelle (Franchi)
Bass players will rejoice with the addition of this collection written specifically for them. This set uses a variety of bowing styles, ranges to the G harmonic, and is written in bass-friendly keys. Written at an advanced intermediate level, these arrangements are perfect for use with your bass section.
The edition contains 19 concert pieces from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods. In
addition, there are newly composed pieces by the Polish bass player
Boguslaw Furtok (*1967). Selections included Adagio (Beethoven), Largo (Bach), Polka (Dancla), Chanson triste (Tchaikovsky), Sicilienne (Faure), The Swan (Saint-Saens) and many more.
• Concert pieces for double bass and piano accompaniment • Easy to medium level of difficulty • Ideal continuation of the string method Early Start on the Double Bass