Double Bass Solo Techniques
combines the dual function of a technique book and a collection of orchestral excerpts. The techniques are introduced in a logical order, and each is preceded by a short explanatory note, providing technical advice and tips on performance. The repertoire has been carefully selected to showcase the technique in its real musical context, and the pieces cover all major styles and genres. Ideal as preparation for auditions and exams.
Techniques covered: Slurred Bowing · Using the Lower Half of the Bow · Using the Upper Half of the Bow · Bowing Effects · Spiccato · Bowing Dotted Rhythms · Pique / Shoe-Shine Bows · Slurred-in Upbeats · Bowing Patterns · Amsterdam Rhythm · Reverse Bowing · Harmonics · Tenor and Treble Clefs · Pizzicato Techniques · Left-Hand Techniques.