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An Orchestra Audition Handbook for Bass Players.


Abstract The following project is an audition preparation handbook for double bass players. The materials and techniques included are designed for use by advanced collegiate bass players seeking work as freelance or contracted musicians. Subjects ranging from finding an opening, becoming mentally and physically prepared, and developing the skills and experience necessary to be successful will be examined. The most frequently requested audition excerpts are included in this document, carefully extracted from the original orchestra parts and notated with efficient fingerings. Elements of style and performance are discussed. Each of the excerpts is recorded on the enclosed CD, performed by the author as examples to the readers. It is the hope of the au... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Rose, Christopher Steven (Author) / Rotaru, Catalin (Advisor) / Landschoot, Thomas (Committee member) / Rockmaker, Jody (Committee member) / Russell, Timothy (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music / Music Education / Audition / Bass / Orchestra
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 98 pages
Language English
Copyright
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note D.M.A. Performance 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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