Sadie Harrison's A Not-So-Sonatine for Double Bass and Piano. Composed in 2013 and revised and published in 2016. Duration: 10 minutes.
A Not-So-Sonatine is so called as it is rather more than a sonatine, being uncharacteristically virtuosic for both Double Bass and Piano. This is a light-hearted piece which references the plethora of accessible mid-twentieth century sonatines with delight! The second movement is also known as Josie’s Piece, premiered by Josie Jobbins in 2014 at the Taunton Young Musician of the Year Final. A Not-So-Sonatine is dedicated to the virtuoso bassist, David Heyes. The work is in four movements:
A Not-So-Sonatine was premiered at the Auditorio de Almuñecar (Granada, Spain) on 30th November 2015 by bassist Frano Kakarigi and pianist Juan José Muñoz Cañivano.
Watch a video of this performance: