Grade by Grade - Double Bass (Grade 1)
The Grade By Grade series draws on the rich and varied Boosey & Hawkes catalogue of classical; contemporary and educational repertoire; highlighting composers including Béla Bartók; Dmitri Shostakovich; James MacMillan; Milly Stanfield and Christopher Norton; alongside arrangements of traditional music from around the world by Peter Wastall; Edward Huws Jones and others. Carefully selected by Cathy Elliott; this practical anthology provides the complete repertoire resource for the aspiring Grade 1 double bassist and creates the perfect package for teaching; exam preparation and performance.
Each volume contains:
•a diverse collection of pieces; each complemented by a useful practice and performance tip
•grade-appropriate scales and arpeggios linked to the repertoire through bespoke text and exercises
•brand new sight-reading and improvisation activities
•newly-commissioned aural awareness tasks
•a piano accompaniment booklet
Packaged with audio containing full performance demonstrations and grade-appropriate aural awareness resources.
Cathy Elliott is a freelance double bass player. For twenty years she toured extensively and recorded with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Since the early 1990s she has had a flourishing teaching practice with beginner to advanced students from the ages of 6 to 18 for whom she continually writes; arranges and publishes repertoire. She is a consultant for various examination boards; and in 2009 the International Society of Bassists recognised her as a Young Bassists Ambassador.
|Publisher||Boosey & Hawkes|
| Media ||Softcover with CD|
| Format ||Double Bass (Grade 1)|
| Length x Width x Height||12 x 9 x 0.222 inches |
| Shipping Weight||0.58 pounds |
|East Coast Music Product Code ||ZHL48024879|
| ISBN ||1784542164|
| EAN ||9781784542160|
|Voicing Description||Double Bass|
| 1st Publication Date||04/2020|