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Simón García: Lucca's March for double bass quartet

Simón García: Lucca's March for double bass quartet

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About the Composition

Lucca's March is a fun and lively work which is playable by bass quartet or with larger forces. It was composed for Bass2018 in Lucca (Italy) but, due to various circumstances, was not performed, receiving its premiere on Saturday, 22 September 2018, by the massed basses of the Wells Double Bass Weekend (Wells, Somerset), directed by David Heyes.

Lucca's March is light-hearted and full of rhythmic momentum, ideal as the first or final work in a concert, and is suitable for bassists of different ability levels. The theme is catchy and singable, with supportive accompaniments, and the piece brims with life and good humor.

About the Composer

Bassist and composer Simón García was born in Mugardos (Spain) in 1977 and graduated in double bass from the Conservatorio Superior of Salamanca. He has worked as a double bassist in the Royal Orchestra of Galicia, having also performed in many orchestras throughout Spain, and is the bassist in the Symphony Wind Orchestra of A Coruña.

His music has been performed in Mexico, Venezuela, Uruguay, Denmark, Spain, Japan, Italy, Austria, Germany, Canada, USA, and the UK by The Bass Gang, Bass Instinct, and Il Quint-etto, amongst others, and some of his music was used as teaching material in the 2011 ISB Year of Collaborative Music.

Simón García’s music is lively, jazzy, and rhythmic, with great forward momentum and drive. Accessible for players and audiences alike, he writes colorful music of distinction and energy, employing the entire range of the double bass.

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