John also added fingerings to this piece, which is a great help for students and teachers interested in playing this piece. Click here to download a copy with fingerings, and thank you to Brandino for putting this music out to the public!
“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy”
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This is a guest post from double bassist and educator Yoshi Horiguchi covering research that he did about Progressive Repertoire Book 1 by George Vance. Yoshi interviewed Nicholas Walker, Tracy Rowell, Martha Vance, and Johnny Hamil as part of his research. Check out complete videos from Progressive Repertoire Volumes 1 and 2 here.
Click here to download a PDF of Yoshiaki’s analysis with footnotes and visual examples!
I assign my double bass students a lot of pieces from George Vance’s Progressive Repertoire. It’s a fantastic teaching resource that I’ve used for years.
Yesterday, I was searching in vain for a good video of a piece I had just assigned, with amusingly bad results.
So I turned on the camera and recorded all of the pieces from Volumes 1 and 2 of George Vance’s wonderful books!Continue Reading …
Audition Summary – Sept. 2017 Atlanta Symphony Double Bass Auditions
Auditions were held Sept. 10-12 for tenure-track Principal Bass and one-year Section Bass. Per union rules, a local audition was held for the one-year position prior to the national audition.