A rare departure for Fourbass Music a serious bass quartet, The Sullivan bass quartets are arrangements of the early works for string quartet, the Andante and Allegro are from the string quartet in one movement written in Leipzig whilst studying with Felix Mendelssohn and the romance is an early piece dedicated to his mother.


Romantic in style and reminds one of the first movement of the Mendelsson octet.


Available as a PDF download, printed copy is now available, check out the Bass Quartet page

Sir Arthur Sullivan Quartets (Andante, Allegro and Romance)


    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.