Album description1 audio disc : digital ; 12 cm.
CBC Records: MVCD 1108.
Originally for 2 double basses and orchestra (4th work).
Joel Quarrington, double bass ; Andrew Burashko, piano ; Steven Dann, viola ; Eric Robertson, harpsichord ; Jacques Israelievitch, violin ; members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra ; Timothy Vernon, conductor.
Recorded in the Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Toronto, July 12-13, 1993 and March 27, 1996.
Performed on a bass made in 1630 by Giovanni Paolo Maggini and tuned in fifths, an octave lower than the cello.
Program notes in English and French ( pages), inserted.
Contents: Sonata for double bass, continuo and strings / Henry Eccles (8:14) -- Contours : for bass viol, harpsichord and string orchestra / Michael Conway Baker (11:09) -- Papageno variations : for double bass and string orchestra / Milton Barnes (10:18) -- Grand duo concertante : for violin, double bass and strings / Giovanni Bottesini (14:36) -- Sonata no. 1 for viola and double bass / Giovanni Battista Borghi (11:08) -- Sonatina tropicale : op. 222 for double bass and piano / Franco Mannino (9:29) -- Zigeunerweisen : op. 20 : arranged for double bass and piano / Pablo de Sarasate ; [arranged by Quarrington] (8:33).
I. Eccles, Henry, active 1694-1735. Sonatas, violin, continuo, book 1. No. 11; arranged
II. Baker, Michael Conway, 1941-. Contours
III. Barnes, Milton, 1931-. Papageno variations
IV. Bottesini, Giovanni, 1821-1889. Gran duo concertante; arranged
V. Borghi, Giovanni Battista, 1738-1796. Sonatas, viola d’amore, double bass, D major; arranged
VI. Mannino, Franco. Sonatina tropicale
VII. Sarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908. Zigeunerweisen; arranged