Yorke Mini-Bass Book 1 by Caroline Emery, Rodney Slatford and others. The much-acclaimed book for beginners; aimed at young children from the age of seven. Chosen by AMEB (Australian Syllabus).
Out of print for most of the 20th century, this method comprises some 200 valuable progressive studies, newly edited for a four stringed instrument with revised fingering and modern notation.
35 Easy Pieces. A wealth of short but enjoyable tunes for school concerts, festivals and exams.
A good performing edition of this well-known concerto, published here for the first time in its original key. Easy. Hire parts available: (2Ob;2Hn;strings). Chosen by AMEB (Australian Syllabus).
By Caroline Emery, Rodney Slatford, Carol Barratt and others. The second volume of Caroline Emery's best selling series for children, adding to and moving on from Book 1.
Ideal for a popular school or informal concert. The piece has been very popular and has been used for examinations on various syllabuses around Grade 7 level.
An approachable virtuoso work published here for the first time and now much performed. AMEB (Australian Syllabus) 2004. Orchestral material on hire from Yorke Edition (not Spartan).
This first volume of studies contains simple yet tuneful exercises for beginners to form a complete guide to the half and first positions.
The second volume of studies and exercises for Double Bass, concentrating on second to fourth positions.Both volumes include a glossary of terms, scales, arpeggios and orchestral excerpts.
Short and melodic; a clever and simple introduction to the tenor clef. Walton taught for many years at the Royal Academy of Music in London and Yorke Edition has a number of his works in the catalogue.
Giovanni Cimador's Concerto in G is a bubbling roccoco romp.
Very little is known about the two sonatas which appear here in their original keys. Chosen by AMEB (Australian Syllabus).
A petite concerto for Double bass with three well-contrasted movements, by Gordon Jacob.
Two short and delightful movements in a lighter style, composed for Double Bass with Piano Accompaniment by Bryan Kelly.