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Masterclass: Bottesini’s Elegy in D major
Canadian soloist and former principal bassist of the London Symphony Orchestra, Joel Quarrington demonstrates how he plays Bottesini’s Elegy in D major. From November 2015
Joel Quarrington retires from National Arts Centre Orchestra
The bass player first appeared as a soloist with the orchestra in 1987, becoming principal double bass in 2006
Joel Quarrington plays Bach's Sixth Cello Suite on double bass
Filmed at St-Stephen’s Parish in Chelsea, Québec, this video features Canadian double bassist Joel Quarrington performing the Sixth Suite for solo cello by J.S. Bach. Quarrington favours tuning his Giovanni Paolo Maggini bass in fifths, CGDA, i.e. an octave below the cello, or two octaves below the viola. ...
Double bassist Joel Quarrington performs Korngold's Garden Scene
London Symphony Orchestra principal double bassist Joel Quarrington and pianist Jean Desmarais perform a transcription of Garden Scene from Korngold's Much Ado About Nothing op.11. The performance was recorded live in concert in Montreal at the Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur on 24 March 2012. Joel Quarrington features ...