Mendelssohn String Octet with Doublebass

It’s not to uncommon to substitute doublebass for the 2nd ‘cello part in larger works like this magnificent piece by Mendelssohn. The cello part is played at pitch, so the doublebass must transpose up an octave.


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David Ballam Doctoral Student at the University of Texas at Austin Doublebass Instructor: UT String Project & Round Rock School District BLOG: WEB:
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