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beginng bass competition music

Discussion in 'Music [DB]' started by Stanford, Jan 8, 2007.


  1. Stanford

    Stanford

    Jan 8, 2007
    Hi,
    I am a beginning bassist (5th grade), been playing for 2 years and am playing in my first solo/ensemble competition in March. I am thinking of the "Sailor's Hornpipe" for my solo, and am looking for suggestions for a duet piece
    Thanks,
    Stanford
     
  2. jsbarber

    jsbarber

    Jun 7, 2005
    San Diego
  3. Stanford

    Stanford

    Jan 8, 2007
    Thanks for your help!
     
  4. Stanford,
    Have you played the Jolly Dutchman? It's a great piece; all my children have won auditions with it (District; Greater Boston Youth Symphony) and as a 5th grader with two years, it would be a snap for you. It's up and down the Eb scale. Good luck to you!

    And if you try the Marcello sonatas, you might like the Em sonata the best- it's my favorite and my kids', too.
     
  5. +1 I just played that piece for an audition for college, it's not too hard at all, I just wanted a piece I could really play out and play well as apposed to picking something I might miss a few notes and play it slopish.
     

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