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.
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.
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)