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Music for Double Bass

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Intro to Reading Booklet 1th to 4th Positions


Sightreading Practice Videos for Bass Students

1. The Lines and Spaces on Staf
2. Two Notes of A, D, and G Strings
3. First Position Notes on G and D Strings
4. 1st Five Notes on G String
5. Notes of the D Major Scale
6. Ledger Lines above Staff


Exercises for Sightreading to 7th Position
Download of all 40 Sightreading Pages

1. Open Strings/Whole Notes | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
2. Open Strings/Half Notes | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
3. Quarter and Half Notes | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
4. Quarter and Eighth Notes | PDF. | .MP3 | .MUS
5. Mixed Rhythms | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
6. Two notes on G | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
7. 1st Position on G | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
8. Mixed Rhythms on G | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
9. Two Notes on D | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
10. 1st Position on D | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
11. Mixed Rhythms on D | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
12. G and D String | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
13. Two Notes on A | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
14. 1st Position on A | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
15. Mixed Rhythms on A | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
16. Two Notes on E | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
17. 1st Position on E | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
18. Mixed Rhythms on E | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
19. A and E String | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
20. 1st pos. Half & Quarters | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
21. 1/2 pos. Half & Quarters | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
22. Scales in Half & Quarters | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
23. Scales in Eights & Quartes | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
24. Scales Mixed Rhythms | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS

25. Second Position | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
26. 2nd Position G & D | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
27. 2nd Position D & A | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
28. 2nd Position A & E | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
29. Third Position | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
30. 2nd/3rd Position G & D | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
31. 2nd/3rd Position D & A| .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
32. 2nd/3rd Position A & E | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
33. Fourth Position | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
34. Fifth Position | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
35. 3rd-5th Positions G & D | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
36. 3rd-5th Positions D & A | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
37. 3rd-5th Positions A & E | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
38. Sixth Position | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
39. Scales in 1st-6th Positions | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
40. Thumb Position | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS

Scale Studies

Seven One Octave Scales ||.MP3 || .MUS
Seven Mel Minor Scales
| .MP3 ||| .MUS

C Major Scale- 2 octaves | .MP3 || .MUS
E Major Scale- 2 octaves | .MP3 | .MUS
Major Scale Drills | .MUS |


Download at 20 Pages of Scales

Two Octave Major Scales | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
Two Octave Minor Scales | .PDF | .MP3 | .MUS
Modes Exercise | .PDF | .MUS |
Melodic Minor Exercise | .PDF | .MUS |
Harmonic Minor Exercise | .PDF | .MUS |
Harmonic Major Exercise | .PDF | .MUS |
Augmented Exercise | .PDF | .MUS |
Gypsy or Byanztine Exercise | .PDF | .MUS |
Neopolitan Exercise | .PDF | .MUS |
Diminished, Augmented, Blues, Pentatonic |.PDF |.MUS
Unusual Scales Compared |.PDF | .MUS


Jazz Studies with Advanced Scales mo 1
Jazz Studies with Advanced Scales mo 2
Orchestral Excerpts
Download all 17 Pages of Orchestral Excerpts

Beeth. 5 mvt III | .MP3 | .MUS | YouTube
Beethoven 5 mvt II | .MP3 | .MUS | YouTube
Beeth. 9 mvt IV | .MP3 | .MUS | YouTube
Brahms II mvt I | .MP3 | .MUS |YouTube
Dittersdorf Quintet | .MP3 | .MUS

Mozart Eine Kliene | .MP3 | .MUS
Mahler 1 mvt III | .MP3 | .MUS
Mendelssohm 4 mvt IV| .MP3 | .MUS
Mozart 35 mvt IV | .MP3 | .MUS | YouTube
Mozart 40 | .MP3 | .MUS
Samson & Delilah | .MP3 | .MUS | YouTube
Strauss Don Juan | .MP3 | .MUS | YouTube
Tchaikovsky IV | .MP3 | .MUS | YouTube
The Elephant | .MP3 | .MUS | YouTube
Meistersinger | .MP3 | .MUS
| YouTube


Advanced Solos
Download at 18 Pages of Double Bass Solos

Bach Prelude Suite 1 | .MP3 | .MUS
Bach Allemande Suite 1 | YouTube | .MUS
Bach Courante Suite I | YouTube | .MUS
Eccles Sonata- I | .MP3 | .MUS | On YouTube
Eccles Sonata- II | .MP3 | .MUS
Capuzzi Con- I | .MP3 | .MUS
Dittersdorf Con- I | .MP3 | .MUS | On YouTube
Dragonetti Con- I | .MP3 | .MUS | On YouTube
Misek Sonata I | .MP3 | .MUS