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Andrew Kohn

J.S. Bach: Sinfonia from BWV 156 for string bass and piano (ed. Kohn)

J.S. Bach: Sinfonia from BWV 156 for string bass and piano (ed. Kohn)

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About the Edition

A thoughtfully edited version of one of the gorgeous melodies from J.S. Bach's cantatas. Suitable for the intermediate student who is venturing into thumb position. Transcribed and edited for string bass and piano (solo + orchestral tuning).

About the Editor

Andrew Kohn teaches string bass, music theory, and Music in World Cultures at West Virginia University. He holds his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and received the only AD in double bass awarded by the Peabody Conservatory. His principal teachers included Eric Moe, Pablo Ortiz, Eugene Levinson, Eldon Obrecht, and Barry Green.

The former principal bassist of the National Chamber Orchestra and Harrisburg Symphonies, he is a member of the Pittsburgh Opera and Ballet Theatre Orchestras and an active soloist. His publications have appeared in the book On the Music of Stefan Wolpe (ed. Austin Clarkson) and the journals American String Teacher, Bass World, Double Reed, Fulcrum, Musica Hodie, Muzyka, and Perspectives of New Music; he has read papers at Wolpe Symposia and AMS and SEM conferences and has performed, lectured and adjudicated at international bass conventions.

He has recorded and edited for Music Minus One. His compositions have been broadcast nationally.

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