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I didn't think to go deep into the subject of bass guitar, although I have an acoustic instrument for home music.

But there were pieces, where the bass is revealed unexpectedly full and beautiful — that's why I decided that it is necessary to share.
However, there was no group where such scores were in demand.
So this group was created.

And then there were musical pieces, where a variety of instruments have a solo in the bass register. And the group slowly began to be filled with content. Yet the catalog is very modest. But it's not evening yet...

What Now?

Hey, cellists! I am a Suzuki student just finishing up book 10 (last cello book) and I was wondering what I should learn next. Book 10 consists of 1 piece: the Boccherini Cello Concerto #1. The only other cello concerto I've learned is the Haydn cello concerto #1, which is Suzuki book 9. I am about Intermediate level, I've been playing for almost 9 years. I know that the Dvorak Cello Concerto, Elgar concerto, and Shostakovich concertos are really famous, maybe one of them is next? Any ideas? Thanks in advance!

Need suggestions?

I'm playing in a group of two violins and two violas (including myself) for solo ensemble. We're looking for a piece, and would like to do a modern song (we've looked at Titanium and Rather Be if that gives you an idea of what we want) but haven't been able to find anything that suits our skill level, which is about beginner to intermediate. Does anybody have suggestions or links to sheet music? Thanks!

The cello

A cello is taken to hospital. The doctor examines it and says:
"There's nothing wrong with you. But you broke your bow. How did that happen?"
Cello: "I only remember the thunderous applause for the composer."
Doctor: "Do you remember his name?"
Cello: "No. I think he was on the first page of the sheet music."

The Violin

A violin is taken to hospital. The doctor examines her and says:
"There's nothing wrong with you. But you broke your bow. How did that happen?"
Violin: "I only remember the thunderous applause for the composer."
Doctor: "Do you remember his name?"
Violin: "No. I think he was on the first page of the sheet music."

Whatever piece you find here, but not for cello, you can easily edit for cello. Here's one.

I'm new here and still not very good with the software, but I saw a discussion about the lack of scores for cello in the musescore community, so here's one of my own adaptations as an exemple:

https://musescore.com/user/31118680/scores/5466254

All you have to do is change any instrument in any sheet you'd like for cello, make sure the clef is right, select that instrument (line) from the begining to the end of the sheet and adjust all the notes at once clicking up and/or low on your keyboard. When you are satisfied with the notes (I like to play it lower, darker, whenever possible), you are set.

You can also change all the other instruments in a symphony (select the instrument line + up/down until you have it harmonized with the cello part) or convert a whole symphony for a cello orchestra.

I thought this post could be useful for newcomers. If this is a repeatitive subject, please moderate and delete. :)

Viola/Bass duet?

Would anyone happen to have any viola and bass duet pieces? Me and my friend are looking for something that is beginner-intermediate*, and the bass part does have something more than quarter notes. I'll also be okay with a Viola/Cello part, as long as it doesnt go below a low E. Thanks!

*We've been playing for about six months, and the hardest we've done is doing Moana songs (like 4 songs in one score). I'm sure we could also figure out a intermediate piece too.