Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso

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Christopher Field writes: "A bold opening statement is followed by a light-hearted rondo in which the lightly-bowed theme is set off by contrasting cantabile interludes."

Rondo & Capriccioso is a fun piece for the developing young bassist and would be ideal for both study and concert use. The opening introduction has a dark and brooding quality, emphasising the lower register of the double bass in slow and dramatic music, with an effective chordal accompaniment. The Capriccioso is fast and lively, with a strong rhythmic momentum which drives through a number of keys before returning to the original melody which powers to a strong and successful conclusion. The music has drive and momentum, would make a fun final piece in a concert or as an encore, and offers much to the young intermediate bassist.

Christopher Field studied with Juliet Cunningham and Diana Fryer. He began teaching the double bass in 1964 and has written numerous small pieces for teaching purposes some of which have, over the years, appeared in the graded syllabuses of the major examination boards. Primarily a singer, he has also transcribed arias and songs for double bass and piano.

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Cat No. RM858
Supplier Code RM858
Price £7.50
ComposerChristopher Field
CategoryDouble Bass & Piano
Difficulty level5 - 6
ISMN 979-0-57045-858-5
EAN-13 9790570458585
Weight 100 grams
Published 29th September 2015
Availability 6 in stock
See also...
RM140  Apres un Reve (DOUBLE BASS AND STRING ORCHESTRA)
RM371  Gavotte
RM797  MBE Suite
RM855  Concertino Op.10