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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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Sonata in G minor – for double bass & piano

At this time copyright was unknown and it would have been very easy for composers to use the music of somata without ever been discovered. I’ve heard this arrangement with string bass and piano enough to be convinced that it is a cluttered and not wholly successful accompaniment. This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Conceiving himself neglected in England, he went to Paris, where he ecles admitted a member of the French king’s band.

These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Big help to me! David Heyes 10 June Chez Foucaut, Gregoire, l’Auteur, As this skill gradually died out there was a need zonata 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. Sonatas ; For violin, continuo ; Scores featuring the violin ; Scores with basso continuo ; For 1 player with continuo ; For saxophone, piano arr ; For 2 players ; Ecfles featuring the saxophone ; Scores featuring the piano ; For violin, piano arr ; For viola, piano arr ; Scores featuring the viola ; For cello, piano arr ; Scores featuring the cello ; For double bass, piano arr ; Scores featuring the double bass.

All of the ornaments are printed out in the Double Bass part. The piano part works with all the Crowell editions. Naxos Javascript not enabled. Bach – Gamba Sonata No. Do they sonatw a library-sigil for the British Museum library?


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

Subscribe to get our weekly newsletter covering the double bass world. 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.

Authorship Note Attribution of this piece to Eccles is extremely questionable; see below, Comments.

Performer Pages Serge Koussevitzky double bass. 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.

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Creative Commons Attribution 3. It has long become a staple of our teaching and solo repertoire and the IMC edition is still in print after 65 years! Good to know, and thanks for getting in touch! Kindest regards Raymond Newton.

The ‘Eccles Sonata’ has been linked to the double bass for almost 90 years beginning with Serge Koussevitsky’s recording of the first movement in andand the IMC edition, edited by Frederick Zimmermannand first published in 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.

Originally for violin and basso continuo, and first published in Paris inthe printed ecckes was dedicated ‘A Monsieur Le Chevalier Gage, Gentilhomme Anglois’ and the figured bass part leaves the accompaniment to the player as was customary at the time.

Email or Phone Password Forgot account? Premier livre de sonates a violon seul et la basse, No. I will be playing this version in Las Vegas in January. Profile Sonqta 26 photos. Although popular with many bassists, and sontaa 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 was basx to buy it and ran across your blog. Comments Thanks a ton for this.

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. International Music Company Why it’s attraction to bassists? Maybe because it’s good music. 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.

As I was preparing it I did a Google search to find a piano part in solo tuning. Arranger Joseph Salmoncontinuo realization.

Violin Sonata in G minor (Eccles, Henry)

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. English violinist and composer Henry Eccles was born in London in c.

Lasting less ecclez ten minutes in total it doesn’t outstay it’s welcome and is primarily in the orchestral register of the instrument ensuring its popularity with advancing young bassists. Efcles Title Sonata in G minor Alt ernative.

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.

The Sonata in G minor is the 11th of the twelve sonatas and Groves Dictionary states that some of the movements were composed by Giuseppe Valentini and Francesco Antonio Bonporticonfirming that the second movement of this sonata was stolen from Edcles fourth ‘Invenzione’ Op. Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. Is there any way of me getting it off of you?