One of the pieces I played for my recent recital on Gary Karr’s old bass was the Eccles Sonata. As I was preparing it I did a Google search to find a piano part in. Sonata in G minor by Henry Eccles (). Edited by Fred Zimmermann. For string bass & piano. Published by International Music Company. Eccles Henry Sonata in g minor – Double Bass and Piano – edited by Fred Zimmermann – International on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Alphonse Leduc in Paris published a version in A minor inthe doulbe bass part edited by Pierre Hellouin with the continuo part realised by Henriette Puig-Roget. Henry Eccles died in Paris in Performers Thrax violinUnknown piano.

I am a former student of Gary Karr.

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Work Title Sonata in G minor Alt ernative. Cover Photos 22 photos. Were it not for his eponymous Sonata in G minor, the name of Oduble Eccles would have long ago been consigned to the history books. Although popular with many bassists, and rightly so, its familiarity sometimes works against it and yet the piece is still performed by almost every progressing bassist and can be viewed a rite of passage.

Maybe because it’s good music. International Eccels Company Authorship Note Attribution of this piece to Eccles is extremely questionable; see below, Comments.

Alongside Bottesini’s Elegia, the Eccles Sonata is probably one of the most recorded works in our repertoire and exists in a number of published editions.


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Of the IMC edition, Groniger writes ” It is amazing that one work can keep a composer’s name alive, several centuries after his death, and how new generations of young bassists, cellists and violists are basx to a work which was more than likely written by more than one composer.

Meister-Schule der alten ZeitNo. Other published editions are based on the IMC edition, which in turn was an exact copy of the Alfred Moffat version for cello and piano, first published in in Berlin by N.

Big help to me! All of the ornaments are printed out in the Double Bass part. Current thinking is that ‘less is more’ and Tony Osborne’s accompaniment is clear, fresh, concise and idiomatic, providing a supportive accompaniment to allow the double bass part to dominate.

Profile Pictures 26 photos. If you want to get the Cello part please contact arranger. Creative Sonatw Attribution 3.

1) Henry Eccles – Sonata in G minor for double bass & piano

This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. English violinist and composer Henry Eccles was born in London in c. David Heyes snoata June The two slow movements are lyrical and sonorous, displaying the cantabile qualities of the double bass, and the fast ones are lively and rhythmic displaying a more technical command of the instrument. Comments Thanks a ton for this.

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Is there any way of me getting it off of you? There was an error submitting your subscription. As I was preparing it I did a Google search to find a piano part in solo tuning.


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I’ve heard this arrangement with string bass and piano enough to be convinced that it is a cluttered and not wholly successful accompaniment. His blog and podcast are highly regarded in the music world and have been featured as top offerings in the world of arts and culture for the ecclles decade. Email or Phone Password Forgot account?

Arranger Joseph Salmon ecclea, continuo realization. I feel that this vituperous attitude and editorial stance should not be nurtured – especially in a journal dedicated to the edification and nobility of the magnificent instrument so many ecc,es dedicated their lives to. Why it’s attraction to bassists? Retrieved from ” http: I am putting a link to my version here. Kindest regards Raymond Newton.

Subscribe to get our weekly newsletter covering the double bass world. These file s are ecfles of the Werner Icking Music Collection. The ‘Eccles Sonata’ has been linked to the double bass for almost 90 years beginning with Serge Koussevitsky’s recording of the first movement in andand the IMC edition, edited by Frederick Zimmermannand first published in