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 1 December 2017
Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich (UK)
John Alexander - haiku journey (Db/Pno)
Valentina Ciardelli (double bass), Anna Quiroga (harp)


Sunday 3 December 2017
Cedars Hall, Wells Cathedral School (Somerset)
Katrien Bos - 78 (6Db) PREMIERE
Teppo Hauta-aho - Pieni Elegia (Db,Pno)
Bernard Salles - Organum VI (3Db) PREMIERE
Senior Double Bass Ensemble, directed by David Heyes, Eloine Vatteville (double bass)


Monday 4 December 2017
Goiania, Brazil
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (3Db) BRAZILIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Te Puia O Whakaari (4Db) BRAZILIAN PREMIERE
Gravidade Bass Ensemble, directed by Sonia Ray


Monday 4 December 2017
Cihangir Sanat, Istanbul (Turkey)
Simon Garcia - The Origins (2Db)
Simon Garcia - Reflections (DB)
Pinar Baltacigil (double bass), Merve Darcan (double bass)



Tuesday 5 December 2017
Cedars Hall, Wells Cathedral School (Somerset)
Jules Massenet - Meditation (Db/Pno)
Jan Cowell (double bass), Lydia Scadding (piano)


Sunday 10 December 2017
Hale Methodist Church, Farnham, Surrey
David Heyes - Beneath the Stars (Db/Pno)
Katrien Bos - A Little Song for Teppo (Sop/Db)
David Heyes - A Spotless Rose (SSA/Pno)
David Heyes - Christmas Bells (SA/Pno)
Sarah Poole (soprano/piano), David Heyes (double bass), Surrey & Somerset Chorale


Sunday 10 December 2017
Majorstuen skole, gymsalen, Oslo (Norway)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Pizz. Poem Basso III (Db)
Dan Styffe (double bass)


Monday 11 December 2017
Sal Milosrdnych bratri, Brno (Czech Republic)
David Heyes - Lullay, my liking (SSA choir)
Gloria Brunensis Choir, Natalia Chirilenco (director)


Tuesday 26 December 2017
Scottsdale, Arizona (USA)
David Heyes - Leaving St Kilda (Db)
David Heyes - Aarnivalkea (Db)
David Heyes - Vainaimoinen (Db)
David Heyes - Ahti (Db)
Chros Clark (double bass)


Sunday 7 January 2018
NTN Hall, Kuwana-City (Japan)
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (4Db) JAPANESE PREMIERE
Tokai Branch Massed Bass Orchestra


Sunday 21 January 2018
Lawrence Road Presbyterian Church, Lawrenceville, New Jersey (USA)
David Heyes - We are such stuff as dreams are made on... (Db)
Chris Clark (double bass)


Thursday 25 January 2018
St Mary's School, Shaftesbury
Jules Massenet - Meditation from Thais (Db/Pno)
Giovanni Bottesini - Elegia (Db/Pno)
Daniel Van Goens - Scherzo (Db/Pno)
David Heyes - No Man's Land (Db/Pno)
Mikhail Glinka - Susanin's Aria (Db/Pno)
David Heyes - Alfabia (Db)
G.F. Handel - Largo (Db/Pno)
Frantisek Cerny - Nocturno e Intermezzo (Db/Pno)
Jan Cowell - Syrinx (Db) PREMIERE
Teppo Hauta-aho - Pieni Elegia (Db/Pno)
David Heyes (double bass), Derek Harris (piano)


Saturday 27 January 2018
Las Vegas Bass Workshop, Las Vegas (USA)
Daniel Chiva Sanz - 3 Duos (2Db) US PREMIERE
Jason Heath (double bass), Geoff Neuman (double bass)


Sunday 28 January 2018
The Dogwood, Boone, North Carolina (USA)
David Heyes - Postcards from Prague (Db)
Simon Garcia - Three for Teppo (Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Sally's Ballad (Db)
Adam Booker (double bass)


Wednesday 31 January 2018
Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester (UK)
Douglas Mason - Gloucester Service (SATB/Organ)
Gloucester Cathedral Choir, directed by Adrian Partington


Friday 2 February 2018
Museo d'Etnologia de Castello, Castellon de la Plana (Spain)
David Heyes - Hold On... (Db)
Daniel Chiva Sanz (double bass)


Saturday 17 February 2018
Wolvercote Village Hall, Oxford
David Heyes - Syrinx (Db) PREMIERE
Teppo Hauta-aho - A Tribute to Frantisek (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
Anon. - Dindirin, Dindirin (4Db)
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db)
Massed Basses, directed by David Heyes


Sunday 18 February 2018
Trumpington Village Hall, Cambridge
Michal Bylina - Syrinx (Db) PREMIERE
Graham Boag - Syrinx (Db) PREMIERE


Saturday 24 February 2018
Triskel Arts Centre, Cork City (Eire)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Poetic Caprice (Db)
Bernard Salles - A Little Suite for Frantisek Posta (Db) IRISH PREMIERE
David Heyes - Ilmarinen (Db) IRISH PREMIERE
David Heyes - Syrinx (Db) IRISH PREMIERE
David Whitla (double bass)


Wednesday 28 February 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School (Wells, Somerset)
Johannes Brahms (arr. Heyes) - Hungarian Dance No.5 (4Db)
Simon Garcia - Mali-malist (4Db)
WCS Senior Double Bass Ensemble


Saturday 10 March 2018
Conservatorio de Cullerdeo (Galicia, Spain)
David Heyes - Finnish Sketches (Db)
Bernard Salles - Organum III (Sop/Db) SPANISH PREMIERE
David Heyes - Ilmarinen (Db)
Katrien Bos - A Little Song for Teppo (Sop/Db) SPANISH PREMIERE
David Heyes - Alfabia - Mallorcan Memories No.1 (Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano)


Sunday 11 March 2018
Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh (County Cork, Eire)
Bernard Salles - A Little Suite for Frantisek Posta (Db)
John Kinsella - 15th April 1912 (Db)
David Whitla (double bass)


Wednesday 21 March 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School (Wells, Somerset)
Ian Pillow - Erin's Lament (5Db)
Simon Garcia - A Night in Compostela (6Db)
WCS Senior Double Bass Ensemble, directed by David Heyes


Monday 26 March 2018
Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School, Melbourne (Australia)
Pierre Attaignant - Basse Dance (4Db)
Massed Bass Orchestra, directed by Emma Sullivan


Saturday 31 March 2018
Parish Church, West Harptree (Somerset UK)
David Heyes - Seven Last Words from the Cross (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes (double bass)


Friday 27 April 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School (Wells, Somerset)
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
Tony Osborne - Threnody for Ovidiu (3Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Pieni BassoFantasia (Db)
Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition (4Db) arr. Simon Garcia
David Heyes - Passchendaele - a Meditation (6 Db) PREMIERE
Tony Osborne - The Magnificent Seven (7Db)
Guy Turner - Antiphonal Fanfare (8Db)
American Trad. - Yankee Doodle (4Db)
Intermediate Bass Ensemble, Senior Bass Ensemble, directed by David Heyes



Saturday 21 July 2018
Perpignan (France)


Friday 19 August 2018
St John's Community Halls, Broadbridge Heath (West Sussex)
BASS-FEST 2018


Saturday 20 August 2018
St John's Community Halls, Broadbridge Heath (West Sussex)
BASS-FEST 2018


Sunday 21 August 2018
St John's Community Halls, Broadbridge Heath (West Sussex)
BASS-FEST 2018



Saturday 22 September 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells (Somerset)
WELLS DOUBLE BASS WEEKEND


Sunday 23 September 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells (Somerset)
WELLS DOUBLE BASS WEEKEND



Saturday 20 October 2018
St Bartholomew's Church, Bath (UK)
Tony Osborne - Concerto in the Classical Style (Db/Orch)
David Heyes (double bass), Bath Concertino, Tim Robb (conductor)


Friday 25 January 2019
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells (Somerset)
Frantisek Posta Centenary Concert
Frantisek Cerny - Nocturno & Intermezzo (Db/Pno)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Double Poem Basso II 'in memory of Frantisek Posta' (2Db)
David Heyes - Postcards from Prague (Db)
Vojta Kuchynka - Czech National Songs (2Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - The Last Summer (Db)
David Heyes - Postcards for Frantisek (Db)
David Heyes (double bass), students from Wells Cathedral School