Tag Archives: double bass

Symphony #2 “Cascade” by P. Neher

New and hot-off-the-press, ISG Publications presents: Patrick Neher’s Symphony #2 “Cascade” (2016) in one movement.  This 23 minute tour-de-force requires a rather large Classical orchestra with virtuosic players, particularly in the strings, wood winds and percussion.   A demo CD is available (gratis) as are study score, performance score and orchestral parts (rental or purchase). “Symphony #2 ‘Cascade’ is a… (more…)

Concerto #2 for Contrabass and Orchestra (2016)

Patrick Neher has very recently completed his second concerto for contrabass and orchestra. He also has recorded it, along with Concerto #1 “Pop” on a new demo CD produced by ISG Publications and Bellingham Technical Orchestra (available now).  If you want a demo copy of the CD, please use our inquiry page. Concerto #2 is a bit more “serious” than… (more…)

The First Double Bass Concerto!

  Patrick Neher has just finished writing his first concerto for double bass. Concerto #1 “Pop” for Contrabass and Orchestra is three movements, playful, energetic, and “not too long”  (12:00 minutes). It is contemporary sounding but very accessible on first hearing with catchy melodies. It is an exciting new piece for the double bass repertory! Patrick Neher plays Concerto #1 “Pop”… (more…)

Character Waltzes for Bass and Piano

ISG Publications announces the release of Patrick Neher’s Character Waltzes for Double Bass and Piano. This new work, composed in 2014, is approximately 10 minutes and is four lyrical and short waltzes based on theatrical characters (there are “Izia”, “Marco”, “Frankie”,  and “Josephine”) . The level of challenge is rated at 8 (out of 10) for the composition’s use of… (more…)