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Requirements for the String Bass major (jazz/pop)

The artistic-musical proficiency test includes the following contents:

1. Solo performance of a prepared and demanding piece which can be a transcription, adaptation of a Classical work for string bass or the musician’s own arrangement of a jazz or pop number; the performance can be done using the bow or pizzicato.

2. Accompaniment and improvisation based on a prepared jazz standard with functional harmony (e.g., Autumn Leaves, Blue Bossa, Doxy, Blues progression, etc.) with an accompanist or to a play-along recording,

3. Sightreading a specified bass line.

This instrument can only be chosen in the Music and Media and Audio and Video bachelor’s programs.

Jan Schneider

Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf Fischerstraße 110, 40476 Düsseldorf
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