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Composed for Double Bass 2000, this five-movement suite offers enjoyable and melodic music for the beginner bassist. In half and first positions throughout, each piece has its own character and style, using pizzicato and arco, with simple and effective piano accompaniments.

Geoffrey Head has written a number of works for double bass, encouraged by his bass playing grandson, Jacob, and his background as a jazz pianist and composer imbue his music with a light and rhythmic spirit which appeals to players and audiences alike.

The Beginner Bass Series
Recital Music publish music for every level of double bassist and in the past few years have concentrated on music for the younger player. This new and exciting series includes works with simple, accessible technical and musical challenges for beginners and progressing bassists. Piano accompaniments are supportive and written with the bass teacher in mind, creating a new repertoire which is ideal for concert and educational use.