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Basses Loaded

By Carrie Lane Gruselle

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String orchestra - Grade 3.5
Composed by Carrie Lane Gruselle. Orchestra. FJH String Orchestra. Score and set of parts. Duration 4 minutes, 30 seconds. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.ST6174).

Item Number: FJ.ST6174

Let your bass section shine and groove in this upbeat medley of funk, swing and good ol' fashioned rock 'n' roll! Opportunities for improvisation are included (with written parts as well) and an optional drum set part really adds to the flair. While the b
Funk, swing, and rock 'n' roll are the styles featured in this medley, which was written to inspire and showcase the bass section. In addition, instruments are challenged with jazz rhythms, bowings, and harmonies. A section has been included for improvised solos, which can be repeated as desired. Trading 4's or alternating solos of 4 measures each among individual bassists is recommended. A sample solo is also provided. An optional drum set part is included which helps to set each style, keeping the ensemble together.

About FJH String Orchestra

More emphasis on bow technique and independence of lines. For the accomplished middle, high school, college, or professional group. Grade 3 and up