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Classical Double Bass Master Training Course Description

Suggested repertoire and studies for 1st and 2nd semesters:

  • Etudes: Nanny, Mengoli, Marangoni, Montag bass school V., Simandl
  • Sonatas: Misek II., Hindemith
  • Concertos: Bottesini: h-moll, Koussewitzky: fisz-moll koncert
  • Virtuoso Showpieces: N. Rota: Divertimento, Bottesini virtuoso pieces, J. S. Bach Cello Suites, Zbinden: Hommage a Bach


Suggested repertoire and studies for 3. and 4. semesters:

  • Etudes: Nanny, Mengoli, Findeisen, Montag: 3 Concert Etudes
  • Sonatas: Hindemith, Schubert: Arpeggione sonata
  • Concertos: Bottesini: F-sharp minor Concerto, Vécsei Jenő: Concerto, Montag L: Mikrokoncert
  • Virtuoso Showpieces: Bottesini Virtuoso Pieces, Madenski: Tarantella, T. Hauta-Aho: Cadenza, Bach Cello Suites
  • Diploma Concert Requirements:
  • One solo piece without accompaniment; one solo piece with accompaniment; one entire sonata; one entire concerto; one chamber work


Professor in charge:

Péter Kubina