Dive into the depths of those satisfying low notes to discover Who’s On Bass? Flexible and versatile, this richly layered treat is designed as a bass section solo, with an optional easier second bass part, and an optional second cello part which doubles the bass solo.
Lucky basses carry a strong melody, trading pizzicato with the upper strings and zig-zagging through double-stops and accents. Frothy 16th notes from the violins balance off-beat rhythms and tremolo highlights.
Composer Karen Koger spoke with a beginning adult bassist who enjoyed Who’s On Bass? — he said the piece “seems intuitive”…as he played each section it seemed to organically add another new note or rhythm to what he just learned from the previous section. Duration: 2:45. Level 2.5