A Book of 14 Double bass trios from the first world war cannon of vocal hits.

Want some fun with your bass friends? One player short of a quartet? try these trios, lots of fun for 3 basses, the collection includes;


1. Are We Downhearted? No!

2. Belgium Put The Kibosh On The Kaiser

3. Goodbye-Ee

4. If You Were The Only Girl In The World

5. It’s A Long Way To Tipperary

6. Let The Great Big World Keep Turning

7. Quand Madelon

8. Sister Susie’s Sewing Shirts For Soldiers

9. Mademoiselle From Armentières

10. Oh! It’s A Lovely War

11. Oui, Oui Marie

12. Over There

13. Pack Up Your Troubles (In Your Old Kit Bag)

14. Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty


Just available as a pdf download, printed copy will be available soon.

Basses in No Mans Land


    36 Mill Lane, Ness CH64 4BQ


    Tel: 07833 916420 

     Ashley Frampton Biography

    After a busy and varied freelance career including three wonderful years with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, Ashley has been Assistant Principal Double Bass in the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra for over twenty years. His first bass quartet came after a request from the University of Liverpool for an ensemble piece, Mary Poppins' Basses ensued and he has not looked back since.