Concert Settings for Stradella and Free Bass Instruments

All carefully edited with fingering marked and register changes given.

LEVEL: [I]-Easy [II]-Intermediate [III]-Early Advanced [IV]-Advanced

Ave Verum -W. A. Mozart [II] $3.50 Also known as "Jesu, Word of God Incarnate," the piece reflects upon Christ's crucifixion. An accordion setting of Mozart's well known church piece for choir, organ and strings composed during the last year of his life, 1791, this piece is arranged for either stradella bass with register changes or free bass. Helpful performance suggestions are given as to pitch, bellows and fingering schemes. View/Print
Columbia, The Gem Of The Ocean -19th Century American anthem [III] $3.00 This spirited 19th Century anthem is a good concert piece and can be played on free bass or on stradella bass instruments with register changes. View/Print

Hava Nagila -Israeli Folk Tune [II] $3.00 This arrangement is for stradella bass instruments. View/Print

Londonderry Air -Irish Ballad [IV] $4.00 The composer of this splendid Irish folk song ("O Danny Boy") is unknown, but it dates from the mid-19th Century. The accordion is widely popular in Ireland. This arrangement fully exploits the harmonic combinations of the stradella bass. View/Print
O Come, O Come Emmanual -Christmas carol [II] $3.00 Here is an especially effective arrangement of this Christmas carol of Plain Chant origin from the 12th Century. It is accessible to the intermediate player. View/Print
Rule Britannia -Thomas A. Arne [II] $3.00 The national song of Great Britain first heard in 1739, it is a spirited anthem for the intermediate player. View/Print
Semper Fidelis March -John Phillip Sousa [III] $4.00 From 1888, this is the official march of the U. S. Marine Corps.  Semper Fidelis (always loyal), since 1883, is the U.S.M.C. motto.  View/Print

Shall We Gather at the River -Robert Lowry [III] $3.00 Here is a beautifully harmonized setting of a well known American folk hymn from the mid-19th Century. View/Print

Silent Night -19th Century Christmas carol [III] $3.50 New harmony for this Christmas favorite gives the piece a fresh flavor. This arrangement can be played on instruments with either stradella or free bass. Helpful performance suggestions for register changes, fingering and bellows are given. View/Print
Star-Spangled Banner-John Stafford Smith [II] $3.00 A full harmony arrangement of the national anthem of the United States. Accessible for the intermediate player with left hand chord and bass positions indicated. View/Print

Manuscript Editions

Following are arrangements for my students, 1950-1970, before notation software was available.


Folk Music

Anchors Aweigh  View/Print

Adieu Dundee  View/Print

Adieu Dundee (free bass or for piano solo)  View/Print

Circassian Circle  View/Print

Norwegian Waltz  View/Print

Lustig ist das Zigernerleben View/Print

Un, Deux, Trois  View/Print

When Love Is Kind (for free bass)  View/Print



God Be With You  View/Print

God Our Father (for free bass) View/Print

High On The Mountain Top (key of C)  View/Print

High On The Mountain Top (key of Ab)  View/Print

Joseph Smith's First Prayer  View/Print

Nearer My God To Thee  View/Print

O God Almighty Father  View/Print

O God Our Help In Ages Past  View/Print

Praise To The Lord  View/Print

There Is Beauty All Around (key of C)  View/Print

There Is Beauty All Around (key of Ab)  View/Print



Away In A Manger  View/Print

Far Far Away On Judea's Plains  View/Print

Ein Kindlein in der Wiegen  View/Print

Good Kings (Buenos Reyes)  View/Print

He Is Born Little Infant King (for free bass)  View/Print

Two 17th Century German Carols:

-Lasst uns das Kindlein wiegen  View/Print

-Kommet ihr Hirten  View/Print

Two Carols:

-Unto Us Is Born A Son  View/Print

-A Babe Is Born  View/Print

Two German Carols:

-O Jesulein zart  View/Print 

-Am Weihnactsbaum die Lichter brennen  View/Print

Violin & Free Bass Accordion:

-I Know That My Redeemer Lives  View/Print

Two Accordions: 

-Melody, Op.68, No.1 (with optional part for free bass)  View/Print

Accordion Quintet:

Prayer - Jacques Lemmens  View/Print




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