For the development of technical skills and improved intonation
A full collection of scales, chorales, etudes, and an expanded alternative styles section all in one book! One and two octave scale patterns. Four-part harmonization studies and chorales make this series perfect for any string class.
Major, natural minor and melodic minor
Improvisation loops, studies and tunes for training in alternative styles
The Frederick Zimmermann Memorial Series for Double Bass
This collection of double bass trios and quartets in two volumes draws from the works of Monteverdi, Wilbye, Purcell, Morely, Palestrina and others. The music is printed in open score form and all bowing, fingering and phrase markings have been carefully worked out by Mr. Zimmermann for maximum performance results. Compiled and edited by Frederick Zimmermann. Foreword by Lucas Drew.
Volume I contains 11 trios and 7 quartets
Volume II contains 8 trios and 7 quartets
In this edition Tobias Glöckler presents Dragonetti's autograph
arrangement for double bass and string quartet for the first time. For
those who would like to study the orchestral version, there is also a
piano reduction, based on a contemporary model. Using this edition, the
“Famous Solo” can be performed as needed in the solo and orchestral
tuning – piano scores and quartet parts in e minor and f sharp minor are
From the author of the popular ABCs of Strings method, Janice Tucker Rhoda's Complete Technique for Double Bass suits the advanced beginner to upper level student wishing to learn or improve left-hand and right bow-arm skills. Starting in first position, and proceeding carefully through the higher positions, half and thumb positions, this method book uses studies and exercises to demonstrate specific technical ideas.