Fours into Twelve

by Anthony Ritchie, for four double basses, Opus 132

A short amusing piece based on a twelve note row and featuring lively rhythms.

Programme Note

Fours into Twelve was commissioned by David Heyes for performance in the Bass-Fest@Wells, April 18-20th, 2008. It is one of a series of short concert openers commissioned by Heyes. Scored for four double basses, the piece is based around a 12-note tone row and includes lively rhythms and contrasting timbres.