Many Recital Music publications have been performed throughout the world alongside numerous broadcasts and recordings over the past few years. We offer a wide range of instrumental, chamber, vocal and choral music for every level and ability - from complete beginner to virtuoso - and are pleased that our music is performed and enjoyed by musicians of all ages and abilities.

2016 marked the 30th anniversary of Recital Music and the past few years have seen a marked increase in performances and recordings across the world. If you would like to publicise any Recital Music performances please contact RM (doublebass@tiscali.co.uk) and we will be happy to publicise your concert or event.
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Sunday 21 August 2018

Saint Maria Goretti Church, Lynnfield, MA (USA)
David Heyes - Seven Last Words from the Cross (Db)
Susan Hagen (double bass)


Thursday 23 August 2018
Mexico City
David Heyes - Memento Mori (Db/Pno) MEXICAN PREMIERE 
John Alexander - khroma zones (Db/Pno)
David Heyes - Seven Last Words from the Cross (Db) MEXICAN PREMIERE
Bernard Salles - Organum II & IV (2Db) MEXICAN PREMIERE
Teppo Hauta-aho - Homage a Frantisek Posta (Db) MEXICAN PREMIERE
Marco Antonio Quinones Martinez (double bass), Patricia Miravete Mora (piano), Edurne Rodriguez Miravete (soprano)


Friday 24 August 2018
Dominican Convent, Ganghereto (Italy)
David Heyes - Seven Last Words from the Cross (Db) ITALIAN PREMIERE
Nicola Malagugini (double bass)


Sunday 26 August 2018
Melbourne Girls' Grammar School (Melbourne, Australia)
David Heyes - This We Know (Db) AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
Emma Sullivan (double bass)


Friday 21 September 2018
Ghaqda Marija Bambina, Naxxar, Malta
David Heyes - All the Fun of the Fair (4Db) MALTESE PREMIERE
David Heyes - L'Alborada - Mallorcan Memories No.2 (Db) MALTESE PREMIERE
Bass Day Participants


Saturday 22 September 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells (Somerset)
WELLS DOUBLE BASS WEEKEND
David Heyes - Lamentations (Db) UK PREMIERE
Macedonian Folk Song - Sneg Udaril
Pierre Attaignant - Basse Dance (4Db)
Anon. - Pavane (4Db)
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db)
Emma Sullivan (double bass), Wells Massed Basses, directed by David Heyes


Sunday 23 September 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells (Somerset)
WELLS DOUBLE BASS WEEKEND
Teppo Hauta-aho - Duettino Basso (2Db)
Simon Garcia - Mali-malist (4Db)
Peter Warlock - Pavane & Basse Dance (5Db)
David Heyes - The Carousel (4Db)
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
Henry VIII/Tony Osborne - Pastyme with Good Companye (4Db)
Traditional - Kum-ba-ya (4Db)
David Heyes - This We Know (Db)
Emma Sullivan (double bass), Wells Massed Basses, directed by David Heyes


Sunday 23 September 2018
Boston MA (USA)
David Heyes - Seven Last Words from the Cross (Db)
Susan Hagen (double bass)


Thursday 27 September 2018
CIT Cork School of Music, Cork, Republic of Ireland
Giovanni Bottesini - Tutto che il mondo serra (Sop/Db/Pno)
Majella Cullough (soprano), David Whitla (double bass), Denise Crowley (piano)


Saturday 29 September 2018
Church of St Laurence, East Harptree, Somerset
Bernard Salles - Organum II (Sop/Db)
Daniel Chiva Sanz - Duet No.1 (2Db)
David Heyes - L'Alborada - Mallorcan Memories No.2 (Db)
David Heyes - We are such stuff as dreams are made on (DB)
Macedonian Folksong - Sneg Udaril (2Db)
David Heyes (double bass),  Sarah Poole (soprano), Alexander Heather (double bass)


Saturday 29 September 2018
Church of St Margaret, Hinton Blewett, Somerset
Daniel Chiva Sanz - Duet No.2 (2Db)
David Heyes - This We Know (Db)
David Heyes - He La Nani Keia La (Db)
Simon Garcia - The Origins (2Db)
Katrien Bos - A Little Song for Teppo (Sop/Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano), Alexander Heather (double bass)


Saturday 29 September 2018
Church of St Mary, West Harptree, Somerset
David Heyes - Hommage a Teppo Hauta-aho (Sop/Db)
Daniel Chiva Sanz - Duet No.3 (2Db)
David Heyes - Alfabia - Mallorcan Memories No.1 (Db)
David Heyes - Prague (Db)
Tony Osborne - Sir John, His Gig (2Db)
David 
Heyes (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano), Alexander Heather (double bass)


Sunday 30 September 2018
Garden Gallery, Farnham Museum, Farnham (Surrey)
David Heyes - Far Away... (Sop/Pno)
Giovanni Bottesini - Elegia (Db/Pno)
David Heyes - L'Alborada - Mallorcan Memories No.2 (Db) 
Simon Garcia - A Summer's Day (Sop/Pno)
David Heyes - Alfabia (Db) 
Bert Turetzky - Three Short Pieces for David (Db) PREMIERE
Giovanni Bottesini - Une Bouche Aimee (Sop/Db/Pno)
Sarah Poole (soprano), David Heyes (double bass), Linda Tan (piano)


Wednesday 3 October 2018
Headingley Parish Hall, Leeds, West Yorkshire
Trad. - Kum-ba-ya (4Db)
David Heyes - The Carousel (4Db)
Simon Garcia - Mali-malist (4Db)
David Heyes - Lamentations (Db)
David Heyes - Hommage a Teppo Hauta-aho (Sop/Db)
Sarah Poole (soprano), David Heyes (double bass), Workshop Bassists


Friday 5 October 2018
Woodhill Evangelical Church, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow
David Heyes - The Carousel (4Db)
East Dunbartonshire Young Bassists


Saturday 6 October 2018
Tom Fleming Centre for Performing Arts, Edinburgh (Scotland)
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
Pierre Attaignant - Basse Dance (4Db)
David Heyes - The Carousel (4Db)
Traditional - Kum-ba-ya (4Db)
Simon Garcia - Northern Lights (4Db)
David Heyes - Lamentations
Macedonian Folk Song - Sneg Udaril (3Db)
Simon Garcia - Mali-malist (4Db)
W.A. Mozart - Ave verum Corpus (4Db)
Simon Garcia - Lucca's March (4Db)
Emma Sullivan (double bass), David Heyes (double bass), Alex Heather (double bass), Massed Bass Orchestra


Sunday 7 October 2018
Tom Fleming Centre for Performing Arts, Edinburgh (Scotland)
Scottish Bass Trust 25th Anniversary
Tony Osborne - Pastyme with Good Companye (4Db)
David Heyes - Passchendaele - a Meditation (2Db/Pno)
Peter Warlock - Pavane & Basse Dance (5Db)
Tony Osborne - The Clock Slows Down (Sop/5Db)
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
Simon Garcia - A Night in Compostela (6Db)
David Heyes - This We Know (Db)
Simon Garcia - Mali-malist (4Db)
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db)
Simon Garcia - Lucca's March (4Db)
Pierre Attaignant - Basse Dance (4Db)
Simon Garcia - Fantasia Spagnola (Db)
Traditional - Kum-ba-ya (4Db)
Macedonian Folk Song - Sneg Udaril (3Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Gabriele Ragghianti (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano), Emma Sullivan (double bass), May Halyburton (double bass), Alex Heather (double bass), Tom Berry (double bass), Gemma Murray (double bass), Lynette Eaton (double bass), Massed Bass Orchestra


Monday 8 October 2018
Isis Music Hall, Asheville, North Carolina, USA
David Heyes - Postcards from Prague (Db)
Adam Booker (double bass)


Friday 12 October 2018
Botanical Garden, Catania (Sicily)
Claude Debussy (arr. Heyes) - Syrinx (Db)
Nicola Malagugini (double bass)



Saturday 20 October 2018
St Bartholomew's Church, Bath (UK)
Tony Osborne - Concerto in the Classical Style (Db/Orch)
David Heyes (double bass), Bath Concertino, Tim Robb (conductor)


Sunday 21 October 2018
St John's Church, Glastonbury (Somerset)
David Heyes - Alfabia (DB)
Bernard Salles - Organum II (Sop/Db)
David Heyes - Lamentations (Db)
Katrien Bos - A Little Song for Teppo (Sop/Db)
David Heyes - Homage a Teppo Hauta-aho (Sop/Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - VIVA LUCCA III - David's Story (Db) UK PREMIERE
David Heyes (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano)


Saturday 27 October 2018
Muhldorf am Inn (Germany)
David Heyes - Lamentations (Db) GERMAN PREMIERE
Teppo Hauta-aho - Poetic Caprice (Db)
Simon Garcia - Polar Lights (Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Pizz. Poem Basso III (Db)
Dan Styffe (double bass)


Sunday 28 October 2018
Haberdashers' Aske's Boys School, London
Traditional (arr. Heyes) - Steal Away (4Db)
Michal Bylina - Preludium & Galliarde from Suite in the Olden Style No.1 (3Db)
Peter Warlock (arr. Heyes) - Paduana Del Re from Six Italian Dances (3Db)
Tony Osborne - Blues-Style (3Db)
Michal Bylina - Minuet a la Sperger & Finale (2Db)
Michael Montgomery - Gibraltar from Gods & Giants (4Db)
Eloise Riddell (double bass), Katy Furmanski (double bass), London Basses


Tuesday 30 October 2018
Yasar Kemel Hall, Contemporary Arts Centre, Ankara, Turkey
John Alexander - roseaux dans anches (Db) TURKISH PREMIERE
Dritan Gani (double bass)


Thursday 1 November 2018
Music Building Auditorium, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
David Ellis - Safranski's Heroic Leaps (Db/Pno)
David Ellis - Contra-Partita (3Db)
David Ellis - Low Priority Sonata (Db/Pno)
David Ellis - Four Journeys and an Arrival (Db/Pno)
David Ellis - Distant Dreams-Forgotten Memories (Vln/Db)
David Ellis - Parallel Shadows (Db/Pno)
Yi-Hung Ma (double Bass), Long Tao Tang (piano), Renata Cacares (double bass), Guilherme Zils (double bass), Pei-Shan Yu (violin)


Sunday 4 November 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School (Wells, Somerset)
Bert Turetzky - Doinas & Dances (4Db)
David Heyes - Child's Play (DB ensemble) PREMIERE
Bert Turetzky - Blues for Mingus (4Db)
Mary Rae - Lost in Thought (Db) PREMIERE
Ashley John Long - Ontsindn (Db) PREMIERE
Michal Bylina - Bertlude (Db) PREMIERE
Bert Turetzky - 3 Short Pieces for David (Db)
Bernard Salles - A Little Gift for Bert Turetzky (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - This We Know (Db)
Michael Montgomery - The Shape of Clouds (Db) PREMIERE
Graham Boag - Bluesin' it up for Bert (Db) PREMIERE
P Kellach Waddle - Of Paths and Kings (Db) PREMIERE
John Alexander - that sagacious del mar cat (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - A Place in New England (6Db) PREMIERE
Teppo Hauta-aho - VIVA BERT! (Db) PREMIERE
James Marshall - Big Bow, Remembering Bach and Bert (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes (double bass), students from Wells Cathedral School


Sunday 4 November 2018
Vardasen Church, Asker, Oslo, Norway
David Heyes - Serenity - a meditation for Sara (3Db) NORWEGIAN PREMIERE
J. Pachelbel - Canon in D (4Db)
Norwegian Double Bass Club


Wednesday 7 November 2018
Mozarthaus, Ankara, Turkey
David Heyes - Memento Mori (DB/Pno) TURKISH PREMIERE
Dritan Gain (double bass), Serklana Gain (piano)


Sunday 11 November 2018
Memorial Hall, Criccieth, North Wales
David Heyes - No Man's Land (Db/Pno)
David Heyes - the poppies blow... (Db/Pno)
John Alexander - all the birds (Db/Pno)
David Heyes - Lamentations (Db)
David Heyes - Far Away... (Sop/Pno)
Ruth Mulligan - A Carol from Flanders (Solo/Pno)
David Heyes - Passchendaele - a Meditation (2Db/Pno)
Arthur Foote - In Flander's Fields (Sop/Pno)
David Heyes - Memento Mori (Db/Pno)
Mary Rae - Long Days Ago We Lived (Db/Pno)
David Heyes - Beneath the Stars (Db/Pno)
David Heyes (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano), Bronwen Naish (double bass), Derek Harris (piano)


Thursday 15 November 2018
Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
Giovanni Bottesini - Une Bouche Aimee (Sop/Db)
Bernard Salles - Organum V (2Db)
David Heyes - No Man's Land (Db/Pno)
Giovanni Bottesini - Tutto I'll mondo serra (Sop/Db/Pno)
David Heyes - Far Away... (Sop/Pno)
Simon Garcia - The Origins (2Db)
David Heyes - Passchendaele - a Meditation (2Db/Pno)
Giovanni Bottesini - Elegia (Db/Pno)
David Heyes - L'Alborada-Mallorcan Memories No.2 (Db)
David Heyes - This We Know (Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Dritan Gani (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano), Serklana Gani (piano)


Friday 23 November 2018
Audio Foundation, Auckland, New Zealand
David Heyes - Shadows & Silouettes from 'Postcards for Posta' (Db) NEW ZEALAND PREMIERE
Bernard Salles - Allemande from 'A Little Suite for Frantisek Posta' (Db) NEW ZEALAND PREMIERE
Teppo Hauta-aho - The Multi Bass Fid'dle Story (Db) NEW ZEALAND PREMIERE
Elsen Price (double bass)


Sunday 9 December 2018
Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester (UK)
Douglas Mason - The Gloucester Service (SATB/Org)
Gloucester Cathedral Choir, directed by Adrian Partington


Friday 25 January 2019
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells (Somerset)
Frantisek Posta Centenary Concert
Frantisek Cerny - Nocturno & Intermezzo (Db/Pno)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Double Poem Basso II 'in memory of Frantisek Posta' (2Db)
David Heyes - Postcards from Prague (Db)
Vojta Kuchynka - Czech National Songs (2Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - The Last Summer (Db)
David Heyes - Postcards for Posta (Db)
Bernard Salles - Lamentatio - In Memoriam Frantisek Posta (2Db)
David Heyes (double bass), students from Wells Cathedral School


Wednesday 30 January 2019
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells (Somerset)
Simon Garcia - Medulio Mountain (4Db) PREMIERE
Wells Senior Double Bass Ensemble, directed by David Heyes


Sunday 3 February 2019
Trumpington Hall, Cambridge
David Heyes - A Place in New England (6Db)
Simon Garcia - Lucca's March (4Db)
Massed Basses, directed by David Heyes


Saturday 23 March 2019
The Silk Mill, Frome, Somerset
Bernard Salles - Lamentatio - In Memoriam Frantisek Posta (2Db)
David Heyes - Passchendaele - a Meditation (2Db)
Martin Rosso (double bass), David Heyes (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano)


Saturday 23 February 2019
Parish Church, East Harptree, Somerset
Martin Rosso (double bass), David Heyes (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano)


Sunday 24 February 2019
The Silk Mill, Frome, Somerset
Massed Basses, directed by David Heyes (double bass), Martin Rosso (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano)


Monday 25 February 2019
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells, Somerset
Wells Senior Double Bass Ensemble, Martin Rosso (double bass), David Heyes (double bass)


Sunday 24 March 2019
Green Hammerton Hall, York (UK)
David Heyes - A Place in New England (6Db)
Massed Basses, directed by David Heyes


Monday 25 March 2019
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells, Somerset
Giovanni Bottesini -
David Heyes (double bass), Wells Senior Double Bass Ensemble


Thursday 18 April 2019
Rosen Music Hall, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina (USA)
David Heyes - Seven Last Words from the Cross (Db)
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db) 
Adam Booker (double bass)


Sunday 28 April 2019
Church, Saint Cry les Champagnes, France
Sarah Poole (soprano), Andrew Field (baritone), David Heyes (double bass)


Friday 3 May 2019
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells, Somerset
TYPICALLY TEPPO - a tribute to Teppo Hauta-aho
Teppo Hauta-aho - Double Bass Symphony (4Db)
David Heyes - Ilmarinen (Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Duettino Basso (2Db)
Simon Garcia - Northern Lights (4Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Trio Poem Basso II (3Db)
Junior & Senior Double Bass Ensembles, directed by David Heyes


Saturday 18 May 2019
Templecombe Hall, Templecombe, Somerset
Sarah Poole (soprano), Andrew Field (baritone), David Heyes (double bass)


Sunday 19 May 2019
Church of St Laurence, East Harptree, Somerset
Sarah Poole (soprano), Andrew Field (baritone), David Heyes (double bass)


Saturday 15 June 2019
Teignmouth
David Heyes
David Heyes (double bass), Exeter Recorder Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Collis


Sunday 16 June 2019
Cooper Hall (Frome, Somerset)
Frantisek Cerny - Nocturno e Intermezzo (Db/Pno)
Vojta Kuchynka - Czech National Songs (2Db)
David Heyes - Postcards for Posta (Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Double Poem Basso II - in memory of Frantisek Posta (2Db)
Simon Garcia - The Transience of Life (Db)
Frantisek Simandl - Scherzo Capriccioso (Db/Pno)
Bernard Salles - Lamentatio from 'Sonatina-In Memoriam Frantisek Posta (2Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano), Thea Sayer (double bass), Derek Harris (piano)


Saturday 14 September 2019
Church of St Laurence, East Harptree, Somerset
Sarah Poole (soprano), David Heyes (double bass), James Rippingale (guitar)


Saturday 14 September 2019
Church of St Margaret, Hinton Blewett, Somerset
Sarah Poole (soprano), David Heyes (double bass), James Rippingale (guitar)


Saturday 14 September 2019
Church of St Mary, West Harptree, Somerset
Sarah Poole (soprano), David Heyes (double bass), James Rippingale (guitar)