BASS Music of Other Publishers
Scroll Down for a list of additional bass publications edited by Lucas Drew from Ludwig Masters, Kalmus, UMMP, Carl Fischer, G. Schirmer, Schott, Maecenas and Kjos.
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Ludwig Masters Publications
Phone: 1-(800) 434-6340, (561) 241-6169, Fax (561)241-6347
(New) Bartok (Drew) - Suite of Folksongs and Dances - $8.95 (M4075)
Solos for Double Bass and Piano (transcribed by Lucas Drew):
Marias- Five Old French Dances
Scriabin/Piatigorsky- Poem Op. 21, No. 1
Eccles/Cahnbley- Sonata in G Minor
Vaughan Williams - Six Studies in English Folk-Song
The Etude Book for Double Bassists by Lucas Drew
A comprehensive collection of studies representing the heritage of the instrument from the Baroque through the 20th century- A supplement to all bass methods. [For the intermediate and advanced double bassist.]
The String Orchestra Repertoire Series (Arranged by Clark McAlister- ed. Lucas Drew)
Volume 1: Renaissance
Volume 2: Baroque
Volume 3: Classic
Volume 4: Romantic
Fantasia a Due for Tuba (or Double Bass) [solo tuning] and Piano by Alfred Reed
Edwin F. Kalmus & Co., Inc.
P.O. Box 5011, Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561)241-6340 Fax (561)241-6347 Orders only 1-800-434-6340
CHAMBER MUSIC OR STRING ORCHESTRA WORKS
Edited by Lucas Drew
The compositions listed below may be played by string orchestra with double bass. They may also be performed in a chamber music setting with one person per part. These works provide an "extended" chamber music repertoire with an added double bass part.
Borodin - Sinfonia for Strings (String Quartet No. 2 in D Major)
Bridge - Three Idylls
Bruckner - Adagio (from String Quintet in F Major)
Debussy - Andantino (from the String Quartet, Op. 10)
Dohnanyi - Serenade for String Orchestra, Op. 10
Glinka - Eight Arias from Russlan and Ludmilla and Ivan Susanin (arr. Rimsky - Korsakoff; ed. Yordan & Drew)
Gluck - Symphony in G Major (Hoffmann) bass part (Drew)
Puccini - Crisantemi, Minuets No. 1 and 2 in A Major
Respighi - Theme and Variations (from String Quartet in D)
Shostakovich - Prelude and Scherzo (from Octet, Opus 11)
Shostakovich - Symphony for Strings (Sting Quartet No. 8, Op. 110)
Sibelius - Presto (from String Quartet, Op. 4)
Strauss - Symphony for Strings (String Quartet in A, Op. 2)
Tchaikovsky - Souvenir of Florence
Verdi - Symphony for Strings (String Quartet in E Minor)
Vivaldi - Largo from Concerto in D for Lute & Strings, RV 93
Wolf - Italian Serenade
Drew- Zodiac Suite- ("Six Miniatures") For Solo Flute, Solo Double Bass and Chamber Orchestra (Strings and Percussion)
Mendelssohn - Early String Symphonies (Wolf & Drew)
Mozart - Variations on "Ah vous dirais-je, Maman" (Twinkle, Twinkle) for Flute and String Orchestra K. 265(300e) Orchestration (Drew)
Ravel - Introduction and Allegro for Flute, Clarinet, Harp & Strings, bass part (Drew)
Reed - Trilogue, Scherzo for Solo Double Bass and Two Mallet Percussion
Weber - Quintet in Bb for Clarinet and String Orchestra, Opus 34
University of Miami Music Publications
Frost School of Music
Coral Gables, FL 32124
Distributor - Alfred Publishing, Co.
(Please check with Alfred or UMMP for works that are currently available.)
Frederick Zimmermann Memorial Series for Double Bass
Lucas Drew, Professor Emeritus, General Editor
Trios and Quartets for Double Basses, Vol. I - Zimmermann
Trios and Quartets for Double Basses, Vol. II - Zimmermann
Trios and Quartets for Double Basses, Vol. III - Zimmermann
Trios and Quartets for Double Basses, Vol. IV - Drew
Short, transcribed and original trios and quartets from the 16th through the 20th centuries -Excellent for young to moderately advanced players.
Contemporary Modal Solos for Double Bass and Piano - Weinstein
Twelve original short solos for double bass and piano by Milton Weinstein, edited and commissioned by Frederick Zimmermann.
Ayres and Dances for Double Bass and Piano- Zimmermann
Seven transcribed solo works of 16th, 17th and 18th century masters with excellent stylistic piano accompaniments.
The Notation of Harmonics for Double Bass (A Guide to the Orchestral Bass Parts of Maurice Ravel)- Drew
An excellent reference chart of the harmonics of Ravel.
Seventy-seven Baroque Bass Lines for Double Bass (Cello)- Drew
A collection of short chorales and basso continuo lines in all keys by more than 20 Baroque masters. Excellent sight-reading and supplementary teaching material.
Three Sonatas for Double Bass and Piano (Pergolesi, Croft, and Caporale)- Zimmermann & Drew
Three cello sonatas transcribed for double bass - The final movement of the Pergolesi Sinfonia being used by Stravinsky for the bass solo in one of the variations of his ballet, Pulcinella.
Fantasia for Unaccompanied Double Bass- Attributed to Henry Eccles/Drew
A three movement unaccompanied work- the opening movement (Preludio) being a good concert-etude for practicing the basics of thumb position.
Fantasy for Solo Double Bass and Four Others (Double Bass or Violoncello Quartet)- John Boda
A melodic solo part with a contemporary accompaniment.
Sonata No. 2 in E Minor for Double Bass (Cello) and Piano (Harpsichord) - Henry Eccles. (Ed. Drew- Keyboard Realization by Robert Heath)
A "new" Eccles Sonata to perform in addition to the popular G Minor Sonata (orchestra and solo tuning parts included).
The Complete Double Bass Parts from the Chamber Music Repertoire Series
(Compiled and Annotated by Lucas Drew)
Your own bass parts - a collection of single, unedited, complete double bass parts to the standard chamber music repertoire.
Schubert - Piano Quintet "Trout", Opus 114
Dvorak - String Quintet, Opus 77
Hummel - Piano Quintet, Opus 87
Mendelssohn - Piano Sextet, Opus 110
Beethoven - Septet, Opus 20
Saint-Saens - Septet, Opus 65
Schubert - Octet, Opus 166
Spohr - Nonet, Opus 31
Rossini - String Sonata No. 3
Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K.525
Nielsen - Serenata in Vano
Goetz - Piano Quintet, Opus 16
Dussek - Piano Quintet, Opus 41
Glinka - Grand Sextet
Mozart - A Musical Joke, K. 522
Hummel - Septet, Opus 74
Spohr - Octet, Opus 32
Balakirev - Octet, Opus 3
Martinu - Nonet
Dvorak - Serenade, Opus 44
Warner Bros./Alfred Publishing
All of the solo pieces originally published by Belwin/Mills individually in 1980 (as well as the Zodiac Suite, The Brahms and Bach Sonatas) are now reprinted and published by St. Francis Music Publications. Refer to the St. Francis Music Publications catalog (MUSIC FOR DOUBLE BASS).
Lucas Drew Solo Albums For Double Bass And Piano (Albums are out of print) (intermediate or moderately advanced)
Individual solos are now reprinted by St. Francis Music Publications
(Normal Orchestra Tuning)
Bruch- Kol Nidrei
Saint-Saens- Romance, Op.51
Nielsen- Fantasy Pieces, Op. 2
Tartini- Adagio Cantabile
Pierne- Piece in G Minor
Chopin- Largo, Op. 65
Faure- Berceuse, Op. 16
Elgar- Salut d'Armour, Op. 12
Van Goens- Scherzo, Op. 12, No.2
Faure- Romance, Op. 51
Boccherini- Celebrated Menuet
Massenet- Meditation from "Thais"
Glazunov- Minstrel's Song, Op. 71
Haydn- Adagio (from Concerto No. 2)
Other Intermediate and Advanced Solos (now are reprinted by St. Francis Music Publications):
Bach, J.S.- Three Sonatas (BMV 1027-1029) - (Orchestra Tuning)
Brahms- Sonata No. 1 in E Minor - (Orchestra Tuning)
String Festival Solo Series for Double Bass and Piano - (Samuel Applebaum Series - Compiled by Thom Proctor) - (Contact Alfred Publishing, Co.)
New York, NY
Shmuklovsky/Drew - Scales, Triads, and Exercises for String Bass Beginners (Out of Print)
Simandl - Method for Double Bass - Books 1 and 2 (Zimmermann/Drew)
New York, NY
Marcello- Six Sonatas for Double Bass and Piano
Scarlatti- Three Sonatas for Double Bass and Piano
Vivaldi- Six Sonatas for Double Bass and Piano
Maecenas Contemporary Composers Limited
Clark McAlister- Variations on Cervantes for English Horn, Double Bass and Chamber Winds
(Dr. McAlister's piece is now available through Edwin F. Kalmus.)
San Diego, CA
Spinosa/Rusch/Drew - Vol. 1 "Shifting Development Studies"
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