This guide is designed to help you find information about, and music for, the double bass. Use this as a starting point, or browsing tool. As always, consult our catalog for complete holdings information, and when uncertain, ask at the Reference Desk!
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|M55–M58||Double bass alone:|
|M55||Collections (more than one composer)|
|M56||Original works: Collections|
|M57||Original works: Separate|
|M229–M233||Double bass with piano accompaniment:|
|M229||Collections (more than one composer)|
|M230||Original works: Collections|
|M232||Suites and variations|
|M286–M287||Duets for two string instruments (of all kinds):|
|M290–M291||Duets—one stringed and one wind instrument|
|M294–M295||Duets—one stringed and one plucked instrument|
|M310–M314||Piano and two stringed instruments|
|M320–M324||Piano, one stringed, and one wind instrument|
|M330–M334||Piano, one stringed, and one plucked instrument|
|M349–M353||Three stringed instruments|
|M360–M364||Three stringed and wind instruments|
|M370–M374||Three stringed and plucked instruments|
Concertos and similar pieces
|M1018||Double bass with orchestra: full scores, piano reductions, and cadenzas|
|M1118||Double bass with string orchestra: full scores, piano reductions, and cadenzas|
Studies and methods
||Systems and methods|
|MT330||Studies and exercises: General works|
Classification Numbers for Books about the Double Bass
|ML128 .D6||Double-bass bibliographies|
|ML925||Music and playing|