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One of the pieces I played for my recent recital on Gary Karr’s old bass was the Eccles Sonata. As I was preparing it I did a Google search to find a piano part in. Sonata in G minor by Henry Eccles (). Edited by Fred Zimmermann. For string bass & piano. Published by International Music Company. Eccles Henry Sonata in g minor – Double Bass and Piano – edited by Fred Zimmermann – International on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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1) Henry Eccles – Sonata in G minor for double bass & piano

Conceiving himself neglected in England, he went to Paris, where he was admitted a member of the French king’s band. Modern research and the internet have changed everything for ever I was searching to buy it and ran across your blog. Performers Thrax violinUnknown piano. Authorship Note Attribution of this piece to Eccles is extremely questionable; see below, Comments.

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Cover Photos 22 photos. Current thinking is that ‘less is more’ and Tony Osborne’s accompaniment is clear, fresh, concise and idiomatic, providing a supportive accompaniment to allow the double bass part to dominate.

First Publication in Premier livre de sonates a violon seul et la basse No. The bass community needs a solo tuning version of this piece! Subscribe to get our weekly newsletter covering the double bass world. Meister-Schule der alten ZeitNo. Contents 1 Performances 1. Profile Pictures 26 photos. There was an error submitting your abss. Feel free to download this and use it.


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Henry Eccles – Sonata in G minor – for double bass & piano

If you want to get the Cello part please contact arranger. Work Title Sonata in G minor Alt ernative. Do they have a sknata for the British Museum library?

Big help to me! An active double bass performer and teacher, Jason is a member of the Board of Directors for the International Society of Bassists. Although popular with many bassists, and rightly so, its familiarity sometimes works against it and yet the piece is still performed by almost every progressing bassist and can be viewed a rite of passage.

I feel that this vituperous attitude and editorial stance should not be nurtured – especially in a journal dedicated to the edification and nobility of the magnificent instrument so many have dedicated their lives to.

R63 Fesch Sonate Op. Alongside Bottesini’s Elegia, the Eccles Sonata is probably one of the most recorded works in our repertoire and exists in a number of published editions.

Sonata in G minor – for double bass & piano

His blog and podcast are highly regarded in the music world and have been featured as top offerings in the world of arts and culture for the past decade. Good to know, and thanks for getting in touch!

Let me know if there are any doublf or errors with it. David Heyes 10 June Performer Pages Serge Koussevitzky double bass. As I was preparing it I did a Google search to find a piano part in solo tuning.


Eccles Sonata in Solo Tuning for Double Bass – Jason Heath’s Double Bass Blog

All of the ornaments are printed out in the Double Bass part. Sonqta Leduc in Paris published a version in A minor inthe double bass part edited by Pierre Hellouin with the continuo part realised by Henriette Puig-Roget. Other published editions are based on the IMC edition, which in turn was an exact copy of bas Alfred Moffat version for cello and piano, first published in in Berlin by N. Played in G minor for orchestral tuning and A minor for solo tuning, the four movements are short and full of great character and spirit.

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I hunted all over but could not find a solo tuning bass version for sale, so I decided to create one. Creative Commons Attribution eccels. As this skill gradually died out there was a need to realise the accompaniment and make it playable for the 19th and 20th-century pianists, which in turn led to many ‘romantic’ accounts of the accompaniment. Sections of this page.