Many Recital Music publications have been performed throughout the world alongside numerous broadcasts and recordings over the past few years. We offer a wide range of instrumental, chamber, vocal and choral music for every level and ability - from complete beginner to virtuoso - and are pleased that our music is performed and enjoyed by musicians of all ages and abilities.

2016 marked the 30th anniversary of Recital Music and 2015-17 has seen a marked increase in performances and recordings across the world. If you would like to publicise any Recital Music performances please contact RM (doublebass@tiscali.co.uk) and we will be happy to publicise your concert or event.
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Friday 17 February 2017
Gustav Mahler Auditorium, Conservatorio de Culleredo, Spain
David Heyes - Lintukoto (Db) - 9 performances
David Heyes - Tapio (Db) - 5 performances
David Heyes - Tuonela (Db) - 4 performances
Bassists from Galicia Graves Competition


Saturday 18 February 2017
Gustav Mahler Auditorium, Conservatorio de Cullerdo, Spain
Simon Garcia - The River of Life (Db.Gtr) PREMIERE
Simon Garcia - Fantasia Spagnola (Db) SPANISH PREMIERE
Michael Klinghoffer (double bass), Shani Imbar (guitar), Gabriele Ragghianti (double bass)


Sunday 19 February 2017
Gustav Mahler Auditorum, Conservatorio de Culleredo, Spain
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China* (4Db) SPANISH PREMIERE
Tony Osborne - The Clock Slows Down (Sop,5Db) SPANISH PREMIERE
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (3Db) SPANISH PREMIERE
P Kellach Waddle - The Scent of Spanish Concrete (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - Spanish Impression No.1 'Alfabia' (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - Tintagel (Db) SPANISH PREMIERE
David Heyes - Alalas (Sop,Db) - PREMIERE
Anon. - Dindirin, Dindirin** (4Db)
David Heyes - Invocation** (3Db) SPANISH PREMIERE
David Heyes - Far Away... (Sop/Pno) SPANISH PREMIERE
David Heyes (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano), Diego Zecharies (double bass), Simon Garcia (double bass), Gabriele Ragghianti (double bass), Michael Klinghoffer (double bass), *Galicia Graves Junior Basses, ** Galicia Graves Intermediate Basses


Wednesday 22 February 2017
Le Casa de la Musica, Ecuador
David Heyes - Serenity - a meditation for Sara (3Db) ECUADORIAN PREMIERE
Darren Cueva (double bass), Efren Vivar (double bass), Juan Carlos panchi (double bass)


Friday 24 February 2017
Cedars Drawing Room, Cedars House, Wells Cathedral School (Somerset)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Erkon Elegia (Ensemble)
David Heyes - Nyyrikki (Db)
Simon Garcia - Northern Lights (4Db)
David Heyes - Luonnotar (Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Bass-Fest Duettino (2Db)
David Heyes - Lintukoto (Db) 
Teppo Hauta-aho - Trio Poem Basso II (3Db)
Alex Heather (double bass), Connie McDonnell (double bass), Jan Cowell (double bass), Bridget Yee (double bass), David Heyes (double bass)


Sunday 26 February 2017
George Washington High School, San Francisco (USA)
David Heyes - Ilmarinen (Db)
Jason Heath (double bass)


Sunday 26 February 2017
Wells & Mendip Museum, Wells, Somerset
David Heyes - Tuonela (Db)
Giovanni Bottesini - Elegia No.2/Romanza Drammatica (Db/Pno)
David Heyes - Tapio (Db)
Katrien Bos - A Little Song for Teppo (2Db)
P Kellach Waddle - 4. Sext from 'The Holy Hours' (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db)
Miloslav Gajdos - Lacrimosa (4Db)
Tom Mahoney (double bass), Alex Heather (double bass), David Heyes (piano), Wells Bass Academy Ensemble


Tuesday 28 February 2017
Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library & Learning Centre, Lexington, Kentucky (USA)
David Heyes - Nyyrikki (Db) US PREMIERE
David Heyes - Tapio (Db) US PREMIERE
P Kellach Waddle (double bass)


Sunday 5 March 2017
Green Hammerton Village Hall, York
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
American - Yankee Doodle (4Db)
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db)
Anon. - Dindirin, Dindirin (4Db)
David Heyes - Alfabia (Db) UK PREMIERE
L.van Beethoven - Abbe Stadler (3Db)
Massed Basses, directed by David Heyes


Wednesday 8 March 2017
Universidad Latina de Mexico, Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico
Simon Garcia - Mali-malist (4Db)
Tony Osborne - The Pink Elephant (4Db)
Simon Garcia - A Night in Compostela (4Db)
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (4Db)
Tony Osborne - All in a Day's Work (4Db)
Kiss My Bass Quartet


Friday 10 March 2017
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells (Somerset)
Macedonian Folk Song - Sneg Udaril (3Db)
Bernard Salles - Organum (3Db) PREMIERE
Simon Garcia - Al-Andalus (3Db)
Alex Heather (double bass), David Heyes (double bass), Jan Cowell (double bass)


Friday 10 March 2017
Istanbul, Turkey
David Heyes - He la nani keia la (DB) TURKISH PREMIERE
Pinar Baltacigil (double bass)


Friday 10 March 2017
Teignmouth Classical Music  Festival, Teignmouth, Devon
David Heyes - Ilmarinen (Db)
Bert Turetzky - Of Love and Loss (Db)
David Heyes - Tintagel (Db)
Bernard Salles - Organum II (Sop,Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - Alfabia - Mallorcan Memories No.1 (Db)
David Heyes - Alalas (Sop,Db) UK PREMIERE
David Heyes - October Morn (Fl/Db)
Sarah Poole (soprano), David Heyes (double bass), Michelle Underwood (flute)


Sunday 12 March 2017
Village Hall, Dinder (Somerset)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Erkon Elegia (Massed basses)
David Heyes - Finnish Sketches (Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Trio Poem Basso II (3Db)
David Heyes - Ilmarinen (Db)
Simon Garcia - Northern Lights (4Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Mystery Duo (2Db)
Katrien Bos - A Little Song for Teppo (2Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Bass-Fest Duettino (2Db)
Tuomo Haapala - Scelsiana (Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Jazz Sonatine No.1 (Db)
David Heyes (double bass), David Daly (double bass), Alex Heather (double bass), Tom Mahoney (double bass), Jan Cowell (double bass), Miles Wragg (double bass)


Wednesday 15 March 2017
National Academy of Music, Sofia (Bulgaria)
Simon Garcia - Aires Cariocas (8Db) PREMIERE
National Academy Bassists, directed by Petia Bagovska


Saturday 18 March 2017
St Bartholomew's Church, Bath (UK)
David Heyes - Passchendaele - a Meditation (2Db/Stg Orch)
Giovanni Bottesini (arr. Heyes) - Passione Amorosa (2Db/Stg Orch)
David Heyes (double bass), Thea Sayer (double bass), Bath Concertino, Tim Robb (conductor)


Saturday 18 March 2017
St Philip Neri Primary School, Sydney, Australia
David Heyes - Lintukoto (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Luonnotar (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Tapio (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Jumala (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Nyyrikki (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Vainamoinen (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Aarnivalkea (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Ahti (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
Elsen Price (double bass)


Saturday 1 April 2017
The Blessed Virgin Mary Church, West Harptree, Somerset
David Heyes - Vainamoinen (Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Bass-Fest Duettino (2Db)
David Heyes - Alfabia (Db)
Macedonian Folk Song - Sneg Udaril (2Db)
David Heyes - Passchendaele - a Meditation (2Db/Pno)
David Heyes (double bass), Alexander Heather (double bass), Nicholas Tall (piano)



Sunday 2 April 2017
Purcell School, Bushey, Herts
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db)
Tony Osborne - Grooves for Ray (2Db)
Mary Rae - Short Days Ago We Lived (4Db)
Tony Osborne - One the Road (2Db)
Thomas Tallis - Canon a 4 (4Db) arr.Heyes
Tony Osborne - Bass Metal (3Db)
Eloise Riddell (double bass), David Heyes (double bass), James Trowbridge (double bass), London Basses Consort


Sunday 2 April 2017
St Anne's Church, Manchester
Douglas Mason - Pater Noster (TTBB)
Gesualdo Six


Saturday 8 April 2017
Methodist Church, Farnborough, Hants
David Heyes - For the Beauty of the Earth (SSA/Pno) PREMIERE
Lydian Singers, directed by Ian Morrish


Monday 10 April 2017
Jerusalem Academy of Music, Israel
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (3Db)
Students of Michael Klinghoffer


Friday 14 April 2017
Lawrence Road Presbyterian Church, Lawrenceville, New Jersey (USA)
David Heyes - Hold On... A Prayer-Song for Bridget (Db)
Chris Clark (double bass)



Sunday 23 April 2017
Silk Mill, Frome, Somerset
Tony Osborne - Pastyme with Good Companye(4Db)
John Alexander - Night-Shift (3Db)
David Heyes - We are such stuff As dreams are made on (Db)
Tony Osborne - Grooves for Ray (2Db)
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
Armand Russell - Divergent Dances (Db/Pno)
Michal Bylina - Sir Tony Osborne & his Gigue (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db)
Tony Osborne - All in a Day's Work (4Db)
Armand Russell - Excursions (4Db)
Michal Bylina - An Old Song (Db) PREMIERE
Tony Osborne - The Pink Elephant (4Db)
Bernard Salles - A Little Gift for a Birthday (Db) UK PREMIERE
David Heyes - He la nani keia la (Db)
Tony Osborne - Ragtime (3Db)
Armand Russell - 4 Easy Pieces (Db/Pno)
Michal Bylina - Traces of the Past (Db) PREMIERE
Tony Osborne - Count Me In! (Db/Pno)
Armand Russell - Just a Minute Prelude & Scherzo (Db) PREMIERE
Tony Osborne - Sonnet for a Summer's Day (Sop/Pno)
John Alexander - John Barleycorn (Sop/Pno)
Anon. - Dindirin, Dindirin (4Db)
Mary Rae - Short Days Ago We Lived (4Db)
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China
David Heyes (double bass), Eloise Riddell (double bass), Thea Sayer (double bass), Alex Heather (double bass), Jan Cowell (double bass), Saffron Young (double bass), Miles Wragg (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano), Derek Harris (piano), Dave's Bass Band


Sunday 23 April 2017
Evangelischen Kirche Blankenfelde, Mahlow (Berlin)
Bernard Salles - Lamentatio (Sonatina) (Db)
David Heyes - Postcards from Prague (Db)
Manuela Uhlmann (double bass)


Sunday 23 April 2017
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, USA
Michael Montgomery - Orca & Antarctica (4Db)
Isaac Alvarado (double bass), Daniela Rios (double bass), Mateo Rios (double bass), Gaby Gomez (double bass), Jacky Rodriguez (double bass), Maggie Estrada (double bass)


Saturday 29 April 2017
Mexico City
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (4Db)
Kiss My Bass Quartet


Tuesday 3 May 2017
Castellon, Spain
David Heyes - Hold On... (Db) SPANISH PREMIERE
David Heyes - Postcards from Prague (Db) SPANISH PREMIERE
David Heyes - Leaving St Kilda (Db) SPANISH PREMIERE
David Heyes - The Water of Life (Db) SPANISH PREMIERE
Daniel Chiva Sanz (double bass)


Thursday 5 May 2017
Onda, Spain
David Heyes - Hold On... (Db)
David Heyes - Postcards from Prague (Db) 
David Heyes - Leaving St Kilda (Db)
David Heyes - The Water of Life (Db) 
Daniel Chiva Sanz (double bass)


Saturday 6 May 2017
Bodlein Library, Oxford
David Heyes - Te Puia o Whakaari (The Dramatic Volcano) (4Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - Passchendaele - a Meditation (2Db/Stgs)
David Heyes (double bass), Thea Sayer (double bass), St Anne's Concertino, John Traill (conductor)


Saturday 6 May 2017
St Margaret's Church, Hinton Blewett, Somerset
David Heyes - A Cry (Sop,Pno) PREMIERE
David Heyes - Far Away... (Sop,Pno)
David Heyes - A Spotless Rose (Sop,Pno)
Sarah Poole (soprano), Nicholas Tall (piano)


Saturday 6 May 2017
Doghouse Project, Turkey
David Heyes - October Morn (Cl/Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Pieni BassoFantasia (Db)
Miloslav Gajdos - Zingaresca (Db/Pno)
Pinar Baltacigil (double bass), Sezgin Unan (clarinet)


Saturday 14 May 2017
Gloucester Cathedral
Douglas Mason - Gloucester Service (SATB/Organ)
Gloucester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (conductor)


Saturday 21 May 2017
United Reform Church, Upper Hale, Farnham, Surrey
David Heyes - Alfabia (Db)
David Heyes - Ilmarinen (Db)
Bernard Salles - Organum II (Sop/Db)
Katrien Bos - A Little Song for Teppo (Sop/Db)
Bernard Salles - Organum III (Sop/Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - Alalas (Sop/Db)
Sarah Poole (soprano), David Heyes (double bass)


Thursday 25 May 2017
Cedars Hall, Wells Cathedral School (Somerset)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Jazz Sonatine No.2
Miles Wragg (double bass)


Thursday 25 May 2017
St Peter's School, York
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
Massed basses directed by Shelagh Revell


Monday 29 May 2017
Hochshule fur Musik, Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany)
Tomas Karpisek - Suite No.2 'Images of Lapland' (Db) GERMAN PREMIERE
Tomas Karpsiek (double bass)


Saturday 3 June 2017
St Peter's Church, Inkberrow, Worcestershire
David Heyes - Mallorcan Memories 'Alfabia' (Db)
Giovanni Bottesini - Une Bouche Aimee (Sop,Db,Pno)
David Heyes - No Man's Land (Db,Pno)
Jules Massenet - Meditation from 'Thais' (Db,Pno)
David Heyes - Tintagel (Db)
David Heyes - Ilmarinen (Db(
David Heyes (double bass), Lauretta Bloomer (piano)


Thursday 29 June 2017
Cedars Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Somerset
Mikhail Glinka - Susanin's Aria (Db/Stgs)
Tony Osborne - Jazz Contrasts (Stg Orch)
Jan Cowell (double bass), WCS String Ensemble, Catherine Lord (conductor)


Saturday 8 July 2017
University of Arkansas, USA (Ozark Bass Camp)
David Heyes - Te Puia o Whakaari - The Dramatic Volcano (4Db) US PREMIERE
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
David Heyes - Alfabia (Db)
David Heyes - Ilmarinen (Db)
Bernard Salles - Organum II (Sop/Db)
Giovanni Bottesini - Une Bouche Aimee (Sop/Db/Pno)
David Heyes (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano), Ozark Massed Basses


Sunday 16 July 2017
Dalby Church, Sweden
Bernard Salles - Organum I & II (Fl/Db) SWEDISH PREMIERES
Anne Hveding (flute), Dan Styffe (double bass)


Sunday 30 July 2017
Aldenham School, Elstree, Herts
David Heyes - Te Puia o Whakaari (4Db)


Saturday 7 October 2017
St Mary's Church, West Harptree (Somerset)
David Heyes - Hold On... (Db)
Katrien Bos - A Little Song for Teppo (Sop,Db)
Bernard Salles - Organum II (Sop,Db)
Sarah Poole (soprano), David Heyes (double bass), Nick Tall (piano)


Friday 20 October 2017
Cheap St Church, Sherborne (Dorset)
David Heyes - Alfabia (Db)
Simon Garcia - Al-Andalus
David Heyes - Passchendaele - a Meditation (2Db/Pno)
Simon Garcia - Arabesque (Db)
David Heyes - Serenity - a meditation for Sara (3Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Simon Garcia (double bass), Dritan Gani (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano), Derek Harris (piano)


Saturday 21 October 2017
Wells & Mendip Museum (Wells, Somerset)
Simon Garcia - Mali-malist (4Db)
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (3Db)
Simon Garcia - Fantasia Spagnola (Db)
David Heyes - Te Puia o Whakaari (4Db)
Simon Garcia - The Origins (2Db)
Bernard Salles - Organum II (Sop/Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Dritan Gani (double bass), Simon Garcia (double bass), Alex Heather (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano)


Sunday 22 October 2017
Village Hall (Templecombe, Somerset)
Simon Garcia - Reflections (Db)
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)


Sunday 10 December 2017
Methodist Church, Upper Hall, Farnham, Surrey
David Heyes - Lullay my liking (SSA)
The Surrey & Somerset Chorale, Sarah Poole (director)