CONCERTO FOR DOUBLE BASS AND SMALL ORCHESTRA

Composer: 

Year Authored (or revised): 

2015

Scoring: 

Picc, 1 Fl, 2 ob (2. dbl. EH), 1 Cl, bscl, 1 bsn, cbsn, 2 Hn, 2 Tpt, 1 Percussion; solo double bass, strings

Duration (min): 

24

1. The King (in tribute to a king of composers)
2. The Lover / The Trickster
Cadenza
3. The Warrior

 Percussion: xylophone bells (glockenspiel), tenor drum, bass drum, tam tam, vibraphone, suspended cymbal;

This work was commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Jukka-Pekka
Saraste, Music Director, for bass soloist Joel Quarrington. The first performance took
place on Nov. 8, l997 at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto.

The version for small orchestra was commissioned by Joel Quarrington and
first performed by Joel with Symphony Nova Scotia, Bernhard Gueller, cond.,
at Rebecca Cohn Auditorium on Feb. 7, 2008

Ensemble Type: 

solo instrument(s) featured+large ens or orch
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