One of the pieces I played for my recent recital on Gary Karr’s old bass was the Eccles Sonata. As I was preparing it I did a Google search to find a piano part in. Sonata in G minor by Henry Eccles (). Edited by Fred Zimmermann. For string bass & piano. Published by International Music Company. Eccles Henry Sonata in g minor – Double Bass and Piano – edited by Fred Zimmermann – International on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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The two slow movements are lyrical and sonorous, displaying the cantabile qualities of the double bass, and the fast ones are lively and rhythmic displaying a more technical command of the instrument. Feel free to download this and use it.

Eccles Sonata in Solo Tuning for Double Bass – Jason Heath’s Double Bass Blog

Lasting less than ten minutes in total it doesn’t outstay it’s welcome and is primarily in the orchestral register of the instrument ensuring its popularity with advancing young bassists. Modern research and the internet have changed everything for xouble Is there any way of me getting it off of you?

Maybe because it’s good music. I am putting a link to my version here. Let me know if there are any problems or errors with it.

First Publication in Premier livre de sonates a violon seul et la basse No. I’ve heard this arrangement with string bass and piano enough to be convinced that it ecclez a cluttered and not wholly successful accompaniment.

As I was preparing it I did a Google search to find a piano part in solo tuning. I love this sonata but i cannot find the PDF for DoubleBass and Piano, your link is broken, if you upload the sonata i will thank you very much. I will be playing this version in Las Vegas in Ecles.


Violin Sonata in G minor (Eccles, Henry)

Arranger Joseph Salmoncontinuo realization. His blog and podcast are highly regarded in the music world and have been featured as top offerings in the world of arts and culture for the past decade. All of the ornaments are printed out in the Double Bass part. Kindest regards Raymond Newton. Premier livre de sonates a violon seul et la basse, No.

Work Title Sonata in G minor Alt ernative. I hunted all over but could not find a solo tuning bass version for sale, so I decided to create somata. Performers Thrax violinUnknown piano.

English violinist and composer Henry Eccles was born in London in c. If you click that, it takes you to the file. Bach – Gamba Sonata No. Henry Eccles died in Paris in Meister-Schule der alten ZeitNo.

Comments Thanks a ton for this. Chez Foucaut, Gregoire, l’Auteur, I was searching to buy it and ran across your blog. Naxos Javascript not enabled. An active double bass performer and teacher, Jason is a member of the Board of Directors for the International Society of Bassists. The Sonata in G minor is the 11th of the twelve sonatas and Groves Dictionary states that some of the movements were soanta by Giuseppe Valentini and Francesco Antonio Bonporticonfirming that the second movement of this sonata was stolen from Bonporti’s fourth ‘Invenzione’ Op.

Of the IMC edition, Groniger writes ” Authorship Note Attribution of this piece to Eccles is extremely questionable; see sonara, Comments. I am a former student of Gary Karr. Alphonse Leduc in Paris published a version in A minor inthe double bass part edited by Pierre Hellouin with the continuo part realised by Henriette Puig-Roget.


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At this time copyright was unknown and it would have hass very easy for composers to use the music of others without ever been discovered. I feel that this vituperous attitude and editorial stance should not be nurtured – especially in a journal dedicated to the edification and nobility of the magnificent instrument so many have dedicated their lives to.

As this skill gradually died out there was a need to realise the accompaniment and make it playable for the 19th and 20th-century pianists, which in turn led to many ‘romantic’ accounts of the accompaniment. International Music Company Do they have a library-sigil for the British Museum library? Other published editions are based on the IMC edition, which in turn was an exact copy of the Alfred Moffat version for cello and piano, first published in in Berlin by N. Were it not for his eponymous Sonata in G minor, the name of Henry Eccles would have long ago been consigned to the history books.

Jason Heath is the host of Contrabass Conversations, a podcast devoted to exploring music and ideas associated with the double bass. Although popular with gass bassists, and rightly so, its familiarity sometimes works against it and yet the piece is still performed by sonataa every progressing bassist and can be viewed a rite of passage. If you want to get the Cello part please contact arranger.

These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.