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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Retrieved from ” http: English violinist and composer Henry Eccles was born in London in c. Kindest regards Raymond Newton. Good to know, and thanks for getting in touch!
Performer Pages Serge Koussevitzky double bass. Maybe because it’s good music. I hunted all over but could not find a solo tuning bass version for sale, so I decided to create one. Contents eeccles Performances 1. Email or Phone Password Forgot account? These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3.
I am putting a link to my version here. The two slow movements are lyrical and sonorous, displaying the cantabile qualities of the double bass, and the fast ones are lively and rhythmic displaying a more technical command of the instrument.
If you want to get the Cello part please contact arranger. First Publication in Premier livre de sonates a violon seul et la basse No. Subscribe to get our weekly newsletter covering the double bass world.
1) Henry Eccles – Sonata in G minor for double bass & piano
If you click that, it takes you to the file. 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.
Alphonse 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. I was searching to buy it and ran across your blog. Modern research and the internet have changed everything for ever It is amazing that one work can keep a composer’s name alive, several centuries after his death, and how new generations of young bassists, cellists and violists are drawn to a work which was more than likely written by more than one composer.
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Henry Eccles died in Paris in Authorship Note Attribution of this piece to Eccles is extremely questionable; see below, Comments. 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.
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Sonata in G minor – for double bass & piano
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. R63 Fesch Sonate Op.
Big help to me! Bach – Gamba Sonata No. Why it’s attraction to bassists? This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Sonatas ; For violin, continuo ; Scores featuring the violin ; Scores with basso continuo ; For 1 player with continuo ; For saxophone, piano arr ; For 2 players ; Scores featuring the saxophone ; Scores featuring the piano ; For violin, piano arr ; For viola, piano arr ; Sonta featuring the viola ; For cello, piano arr ; Scores featuring the cello ; For double bass, piano arr ; Scores featuring the double bass.
Profile Pictures 26 photos. Were it not for his eponymous Sonata in G minor, the name of Henry Eccles would have long ago been consigned to the history books. 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. Comments Thanks a ton for this. The Sonata in G minor is the 11th of the twelve sonatas and Groves Dictionary states that some doubl the movements doubke composed by Giuseppe Valentini and Francesco Antonio Bonporticonfirming that the second movement of this sonata was stolen from Bonporti’s fourth basw Op.
International Music Company Is there any way of me getting it off of you? Of the IMC edition, Groniger writes ” Do they have a library-sigil for the British Museum library? Sections of ecclse page. The bass community needs a solo tuning version of this piece! At this time copyright was unknown and sonaata would have been very easy for composers to use the music of others without ever been discovered.
The ‘Eccles Sonata’ has been linked to the double bass for almost 90 sonqta beginning with Serge Koussevitsky’s recording of the first movement in andand the IMC edition, edited by Frederick Zimmermannand first published in Now check your email to confirm your subscription.
I am a former student of Gary Karr. I love this sonata but i cannot find the PDF for DoubleBass and Piano, your link is broken, if you upload the sonata i will thank you very much.
Let me know if there are any problems or errors with it.