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Poem Basso IV

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Poem Bass IV is subtitled 'an Absent Minded Dance' and is part of an ongoing series of works for unaccompanied double bass - each written for a specific player - and is dedicated to the young English bassist, Sarah Buckley.

Formerly a student of David Heyes at Southampton University and the RNCM (Manchester), Sarah Buckley has worked with Teppo Hauta-aho at Bass-Fest for a number of years, also in the Czech Republic, and gave the UK premiere of the composer's evocative Aurora's Serenade in 2007.

Poem Basso IV, composed in 2008, has a 'waltz-like' feel, employing many solo effects and techniques which are typcal of the composer's works for unaccompanied double bass.

The episodic structure produces a number of contrasting moods and styles throughout the solo range of the double bass, always with a free and rhapsodic movement and momentum, allowing the advanced player to demonstrate musical and technical skills in equal measure.

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Cat No. RM405
Price £6.50
ComposerTeppo Hauta-aho
CategoryDouble Bass Solo
PublisherRecital Music
Difficulty levelAdvanced
ISMN 979-0-57045-405-1
EAN-13 9790570454051
Weight 36 grams
Published 4th September 2009
Availability 16 in stock
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