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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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)


Wednesday 7 June 2017
Nebenhauer Hall, Ithaca College, NY (USA)
John Alexander - sonata in three movements [US PREMIERE]
Michael Cameron (double bass), Evan Mitchell (piano)


Thursday 8 June 2017
Hockett Family Recital Hall, Ithaca College, NY (USA)
Teppo Hauta- aho - Two for Dan (Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Simo's Scramble (Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Poetic Caprice (Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Rhapsody (Db)
Dan Styffe (double bass), Vassilis Papavassiliou (double bass), Volkan Orhon (double bass), Diana Gannett (double bass)


Sunday 18 June 2017
Lawrence Road Presbyterian Church, Lawrence Township, New Jersey (USA)
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
David Heyes - Hold On... A Prayer-Song for Bridget (Db)
Simon Garcia - Arabesque (Db)
David Heyes - We are such stuff as dreams are made on... (Db)
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db)
Chris Clark (double bass), Arun Raman (double bass), Craig Stanton (double bass), Ishaan Ivaturis (double bass), Alex Khrebtova (double bass)


Sunday 18 June 2017
St Cuthbert's Church, Wells, Somerset
David Heyes - Alfabia (Db)
Macedonian Folksong - Sneg Udaril (2Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Alex Heather (double bass)


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)


Monday 3 July 2017
London College of Music/University of West London
David Heyes - Sahara (Db)
David Heyes - Postcards from Prague (Db)
Naomi Phelan (double bass)


Saturday 8 July 2017
University of Arkansas, USA (Ozark Bass Camp)
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
Michael & Lourdes Montgomery - Sory Book Friends (No.1-5) (Db/Pno)
David Heyes (arr,) - Kum-ba-ya (4Db)
Lourdes Montgomery - Huapanga (Db/Pno)
David Heyes (arr.) - Au Clair de la Lune (4Db)
Lourdes Montgomery - Guaguanco (Db/Pno)
David Heyes (arr.) - Frere Jacques (4Db)
Lourdes Montgomery - Calle Ocho (Db/Pno)
Michael Montgomery - Antarctica Suite (3 mvts) (4Db)
Ozark Massed Basses, Michael Montgomery (director), Robert Schumann (piano)


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


Sunday 16 July 2017
Piazza Universita, Catania, Italy
Simon Garcia - Al-Andalus (3Db)
Tony Osborne - Bass Band Beat (5Db)
Simon Garcia - BassMonsters (4Db)
Tony Osborne - The Magnificent Seven (7Db)
Simon Garcia - A Night in Compostela (4Db)
Simon Garcia - The Luck of the Irish (4Db)
J.Strauss (arr.Heyes) - Czech Polka (8Db)
G.Verdi (arr.Salles) - Traviata Sinfona (4Db)
Ensemble di contrabassi



Sunday 30 July 2017
Aldenham School, Elstree, Herts
David Heyes - Te Puia o Whakaari (4Db)
Tony Osborne - Down at the O.K. Corral (4Db)
Michael Montgomery - Gargantua (Giants & Gods) (4Db)
Bernard Salles - Organum V (2Db) PREMIERE
Peter Warlock - La Gamba (Six Italian Dances (4Db)
Richard Farrant - Call to Remembrance (4Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Eloise Riddell (double bass), Massed London Basses 


Monday 31 July 2017
Lucena del Cid, Castellon, Spain
David Heyes - Leaving St Kilda (Db)
Daniel Chiva Sanz (double bass)


Saturday 12 August 2017
Cedars Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Somerset
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
Thomas Tallis - Canon for 4 Voices (4Db)
Wells Summer School Basses, directed by David Heyes


Sunday 20 August 2017
Conservatorio de Musica, Astorga (Spain)
Simon Garcia - Concertino No.1
Angel Luis Martinez Perez (double bass), Miguel An gel Fernandez Vega (piano)


Thursday 24 August 2017
St Michael's Church, Trusham, Devon
David Heyes - Tintagel (Db)
David Heyes - Alfabia (Mallorcan Memories No.1) (Db)
David Heyes - No Man's Land (Db,Pno)
David Heyes (double bass), David Haines (piano)



Sunday 3 September 2017
Village Hall. Templecombe, Somerset
Bernard Salles - Organum IV (Sop/Db) PREMIERE
Teppo Hauta-aho - Trio Poem Basso II (3Db)
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (3Db)
Katrien Bos - A Little Song for Teppo (Sop/Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Jazz Sonatine No.2 (Db)
Bernard Salles - A Little Suite for Frantisek Posta (Db) PREMIERE
Tony Osborne - Pastyme with Good  Pastyme (3Db)
Michael Montgomery - The Sage [Posta100] PREMIERE
Teppo Hauta-aho - Bass-Fest Duettino
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano), Alex Heather (double bass), Jan Cowell (double bass), Miles Wragg (double bass)


Sunday 10 September 2017
Malta Double Bass Days, Valetta
David Heyes - All the Fun of the Fair (4Db) MALTESE PREMIERE
Massed Basses



Sunday 17 September 2017
Lawrence Road Presbyterian Church, Lawrence Township, New Jersey (USA)
Bernard Salles - A Little Suite for Frantisek Posta (Db) US PREMIERE
Chris Clark (double bass)


Tuesday 26 March 2017
Auditorio Ambrosio Oropeza, Venezuela
David Heyes - Tintagel (Db)
Glen Rodriguez (double bass)


Tuesday 26 March 2017
Austin (USA)
David Heyes - Walking by Moonlight (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - The Water of Life (Db)
David Heyes - Vainamoinen (Db)
P Kellach Waddle (double bass)


Friday 29 September 2017
Cathcart Baptist Church, Glasgow
David Heyes - A Candle Burns (Posta100) (Db) PREMIERE
Trad. - Kum-ba-ya (4Db)
Beethoven - Abbe Stadler (3Db)
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db)
Anon. - Dindirin, Dindirin (4Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Scottish Bass Trust Basses


Saturday 30 September 2017
North Inch Community Campus, Perth
Anon. - Dindirin, Dindirin (4Db)
American Trad. - Yankee Doodle (4Db)
Beethoven - Abbe Stadler (3Db)
Trad. - Au Clair de la Lune (4Db)
Scottish Bass Trust Basses, directed by David Heyes


Saturday 30 September 2017
Foyer, Theatre Dortmund, Germany
John Alexander - the apricot tree (Db)
Manuela Uhlmann (double bass)


Sunday 1 October 2017
Tom Fleming Centre for Performing Arts, Edinburgh
Pierre Attaignant - Basse Dance (4Db)
Beethoven - Abbe Stadler (3Db)
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db)
Trad. - Au Clair de la Lune (4Db)
Anon. - Dindirin, Dindirin (4Db)
Scottish Bass Trust Basses, directed by David Heyes



Friday 6 October 2017
Northbridge, NSW, Australia
David Heyes - Aarni (Guardian of Hidden Treasures) (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Alfabia (Mallorcan Memories No.1) (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Hold On... A Prayer-Song for Bridget (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Postcards from Prague (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - The Water of Life (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Tuonela (The Land of the Dead) (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - He la nani keia la (Today is a Beautiful Day) (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Ilmarinen (Spirit of Air-Maker of Heaven) (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
Bernard Salles - A Little Suite for Frantisek Posta (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Moonshine (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Tapio (God of the Forest) (Db)
Elsen Price (double bass)



Saturday 7 October 2017
St Mary's Church, West Harptree (Somerset)
David Heyes - 3 Postcards for Posta (Db) PREMIERE
Katrien Bos - A Little Song for Teppo (Sop,Db)
Bernard Salles - Organum II (Sop,Db)
David Heyes - Tintagel (Db)
David Heyes - Far Away... (Sop/Pno)
Sarah Poole (soprano), David Heyes (double bass), Nick Tall (piano)


Monday 9 October 2017
Cedars Drawing Room, Wells Cathedral School (Somerset)
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (4Db)
Simon Garcia - Mali-malist (4Db)
Anon. - Dindirin, Dindirin (4Db)
Giovanni Bottesini - Elegia (Db,Pno)
Michal Bylina - Galliarde from Suite in the Olden Style (3Db)
Simon Garcia - Dreams Can Come True (6Db) UK PREMIERE
Wells Senior Bass Ensemble, directed by David Heyes


Monday 16 October 2017
The Volstead, Austin (TX, USA)
David Heyes - Jumala (Db)
David Heyes - Lintukoto (Db)
David Heyes - Tapio (Db)
P. Kellach Waddle (double bass)


Friday 20 October 2017
Village Hall, Templecombe, Somerset
Simon Garcia - Al-Andalus (3Db)
David Heyes - Passchendaele - a Meditation (2Db/Pno)
Simon Garcia - Arabesque (Db)
Macedonian Folk Song - Sneg Uadril (3Db)
David Heyes - A Candle Burns (Db)
Tony Osborne - Pastyme with Good Companye (3Db)
Simon Garcia - Three for Teppo (Db) - Posta100
David Heyes - Lessons for Life (Db) - Posta100
David Heyes (double bass), Simon Garcia (double bass), Dritan Gani (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano), Derek Harris (piano)


Saturday 21 October 2017 at 4.30pm
Wells & Mendip Musuem (Wells, Somerset)
Macedonian Folk Song - Sneg Udaril (3Db)
Simon Garcia - Overture Deserto (4Db)
Tony Osborne - Pastyme with Good Companye (3Db)
Traditional - Au Claire de la Lune (4Db)
Simon Garcia - Danza Chinesca (5Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Dritan Gani (double bass), Simon Garcia (double bass), Massed Basses directed by David Heyes


Saturday 21 October 2017 at 7.30pm
Wells & Mendip Museum (Wells, Somerset)
Simon Garcia - Mali-malist (4Db)
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (3Db)
Simon Garcia - Three for Teppo (Db)
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db)
Katrien Bos - A Little Song for Teppo (Sop/Db)
David Heyes - Alalas (Sop/Db) UK PREMIERE
Macedonian Folk Song - Sneg Udaril (3Db)
David Heyes - Alfabia (Db)
Simon Garcia - Reflections (Db)
John Alexander - libran song (4Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes (double bass), Dritan Gani (double bass), Simon Garcia (double bass), Alex Heather (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano)


Sunday 22 October 2017 at 12.45pm
Village Hall (Templecombe, Somerset)
Simon Garcia - Mali-malist (4Db)
Macedonian Folk Song - Sneg Udaril (3Db)
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (3Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Dritan Gani (double bass), Simon Garcia (double bass), Alex Heather (double bass)


Sunday 22 October 2017 at 3.00pm
Village Hall (Templecombe, Somerset)
Simon Garcia - Mali-malist (4Db)
Macedonian Folk Song - Sneg Udaril (3Db)
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (3Db)
Simon Garcia - Al-Andalus (3Db)
Pierre Attaignant - Basse Dance (4Db)
L. van Beethoven - Abbe Stadler (3Db)
Simon Garcia - Northern Lights (4Db)
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Dritan Gani (double bass), Simon Garcia (double bass), Alex Heather (double bass), Massed Bass Orchestra




Sunday 29 October 2017
St Paul's School (Hammersmith, London)
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db)
Tony Osborne - Blue-Style (3Db)
Thomas Tallis - Canon a 8 (8Db)
Simon Garcia - Mali-malist (4Db)
Hugo Schlemuller - Forward March! (4Db)
Simon Garcia - Al-Andalus (3Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Eloise Riddell (double bass), Josie Jobbin (double bass), London Basses Ensemble


Wednesday 1 November 2017
Encuentro Latinoamericano de Contrabajos, Tijuana, Mexico
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (4Db)
Kiss My Bass Quartet


Saturday 4 November 2017
Austin, Texas
David Heyes - A Candle Burns (Db) - Posta100 [US PREMIERE]
P Kellach Waddle (double bass)


Sunday 12 November 2017
Aylesbeare Village Hall, Exeter
Teppo Hauta-aho - Jazz Sonatine No.2 (Db)
Miles Wragg (double bass)


Tuesday 14 November 2017
Gallery, Prague Academy of Music, Czech Republic
Tomas Karpisek - Images of Lapland (Db)
Tomas Karpisek (double bass)


Saturday 18 November 2017
Geigenbau Bley, Dortmund (Germany)
Bernard Salles - Lamentatio (Sonatina) (Db)
Manuela Uhlmann (double bass)


Sunday 19 November 2017
Reinoldkirche, Dortmund (Germany)
Bernard Salles - Lamentatio (Sonatina) (Db)
Manuela Uhlmann (double bass)


Sunday 26 November 2017
Melba Hall, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (Australia)
Teppo Hauta-aho - The Mini-Bass Symphony (10Db)
Simon Garcia - Dreams Can Come True (6Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
Massed Basses (c.60 players), directed by Rob Nairn


Sunday 26 November 2017
St Columba's Church, London
Douglas Mason - What Passing Bells [PREMIERE]
Guy James (countertenor), William Mason (piano)


Sunday 26 November 2017
Veno Musikforening, Calles Veno, Denmark
David Heyes - Passchendaele - a Meditation (2Db,Pno) DANISH PREMIERE
Jens Kristian Andersen (double bass), Kristine Hanskov (double bass), Lise Hanskov (piano)


Wednesday 29 November 2017
Appalachian State University, North Carolina (USA)
David Heyes - The Last Poppy
Adam Booker Bass Ensemble


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)


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 - Hommage a Teppo Hauta-aho (Sop/Db)
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), David Heyes (double bass), Surrey & Somerset Chorale


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



Wednesday 13 December 2017
Brazil
David Heyes - Te Puia o Whakaari (4Db) BRAZILIAN PREMIERE
Students of Sonia Ray


Saturday 17 February 2018
Wolvercote Village Hall, Oxford


Sunday 18 February 2018
Trumpington Village Hall, Cambridge


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


Saturday 21 July 2018
Perpignan (France)


Friday 19 August 2018
St John's Community Halls, Broadbridge Heath (West Susses)
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