SOLOS FOR THE DOUBLE BASS PLAYER With Piano Accompaniement. Selected and Edited by Oscar Zimmerman
Composers: Bach, J. S.; dall’Abaco, E. F.; Vivaldi, A.; d’Andrieu, J. F.; Handel, G. F.; Beethoven, L.; Bottesini, G; Verdi, G.; Geissel, J.; Rachmaninoff, S.; Prokofiev, S.; Franchi, C.; Beveridge, T.; Russell, A.
Editor/Arranger: Zimmermann, O.
Concert Key: Various
Other: A collection of pieces for bass and piano, except for the Bach Bourre which is
unaccompanied. The work with the most narrow pitch range still goes as high at B-flat just
above the halfway harmonic on the G string. Bass, tenor, and treble clefs are used
throughout the collection.
Bourree (from 3rd Cello Suite) – Bach, J. S.
Grave – dall’ Abaco, E. F.
Concerto (1st movement from Violin Concerto in A minor) – Vivaldi, A.
Prelude and Allegro (from Sonata in G major) – d’Andrieu, J. F.
Sonata in C minor – Handel, G. F.
Sonatina – Beethoven, L.
Minuet – Beethoven, L.
Elegy – Bottesini, G.
Andante (from Concerto No. 2) – Bottesini, G.
Aria (from Rigoletto) – Verdi, G.
Adagio (from Concerto for Contrabass) – Geissel, J.
Vocalise Rachmaninoff, S.
Romance (from Lt. Kije) – Prokofiev, S.
Introduction and Tarentelle – Franchi, C.
Serenade (from Sonata for Bass Viol and Piano) – Beveridge, T.
Chaconne – Russell, A.