Bass inventions

Turnage, M.-A. (2000) Bass inventions. [Composition]


For solo double bass and ensemble, duration 45 minutes, in four movements as follows: I) Vocalise; II) Riffs and Refrains; III) Meditation; IV) Workout. This work was co-commissioned by ASKO Ensemble, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and Birmingham Jazz with financial assistance from the National Lottery through the Arts Council of England. It was premiered on 16 May 2001 in Amsterdam by Dave Holland (double bass) and ASKO Ensemble conducted by Peter Rundel. For a review of the premiere see

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