Double Bass

Obligatory Repertoire
a. Standard Repertoire (audio recording)
One prelude and dance of the candidate's choice from the following Suites:
- J.S. Bach Suites for Unaccompanied Cello, BWV 1007−1012 (transcription)

b. Contemporary Solo Pieces (video recording/link)
One of the following works:
- Donatoni Lem (Edizione Ricordi)
- Henze S. Biagio 9 Agosto ore 12.07 (Schott)
- Henze Serenade for Double Bass (after a transcription for Cello) (Schott)
- Saunders Fury (for Double Bass solo) (Peters)
- Berio Sequenza XIVb (Universal Edition)*
- Druckman Valentine (Boosey & Hawkes)
- Carter Figment III (Boosey & Hawkes)

Optional Repertoire (audio or video recording)
One piece of the candidate’s choice written after 1950. Please include the score along with the recording.

* To see a performance of alumnus Mark Buchner performing Berio Sequenza XIVb, click here.

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