GORDON JACOB (1895-1984): A Little Concerto for Double Bass and String Orchestra (I Musicanti), ALAN BUSH (1900-1995): Meditation and Scherzo, Op. 93, LENNOX BERKELEY (1903-1989): Introduction and Allegro, THOMAS PITFIELD (1903-1999): Sonatina, ELIZABETH LUTYENS (1906-1983): The Tides of Time, Op. 75, ELIZABETH MACONCHY (1907-1994): Music for Double Bass and Piano, DAVID ELLIS (b.1933): Sonata for Unaccompanied Double Bass, Op. 42, JOHN MCCABE (b.1939): Pueblo for Solo Double Bass, JOHN WALTON (b.1947): A Deep Song, ALFRED REYNOLDS (1884-1969): Hornpipe.

Catalogue Number: 04J084

Label: Meridian

Reference: CDE 84550

Format: CD

Price: $17.98

No Longer Available

Description: Nine first recordings, practically every style England produced in the 20th century and a shining list of great British composers make this British Double Bass Music disc quite attractive. There are also 14 pages of detailed notes on the instrument, its history in Britain, the pieces themselves and the biography of the black South African-born soloist and his struggles against apartheid. Leon Bosch (double bass), Sung-Suk Kang (piano).


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