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Suite for Double Bass

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A six movement suite from the English choral composer, Humphrey Clucas. The style is tonal and approachable, lyrical and inventive, with much to enjoy for both performers and audience alike. Beautifully written and crafted, each short movement has a strong and confident character and identity, encompassing a number of dance styles and idioms. The piano accompaniments are interesting, melodic and supportive, adding to the success of the suite.

Humphrey Clucas was born in 1941 and read English at King's College, Cambridge, where he was also a Choral Scholar. Having taught English for twenty-seven years he subsequently became a Lay Vicar at Westminster Abbey but is now retired.

As a composer he is self taught, and although he is well-known for a set of Anglican Responses written as an undergraduate, almost all his serious music has been written over the last twenty-five years. He has a growing reputation as a choral composer and has produced an impressive and steady stream of choral works, both sacred and secular, alongside much instrumental music. He has written works for Cathedrals in Chichester, Guildford, Salisbury and Winchester, as well as for King's College, Cambridge, Southwell Minster and Westminster Abbey.


  • 1. Prelude
  • 2. Valse
  • 3. Gavotte-Musette
  • 4. Chanson
  • 5. Diablerie
  • 6. Berceuse

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Cat No. RM066
Price £9.50
ComposerHumphrey Clucas
CategoryDouble Bass & Piano
PublisherRecital Music
Difficulty level6 - 7
ISMN 979-0-57045-066-4
EAN-13 9790570450664
Weight 82 grams
Published 30th October 2008
Availability 9 in stock
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