The most important work commissioned by Gary Karr, this concerto gives new light and energy to the doublebass as a respected solo instrument with orchestra. Downey composed one of the greatest masterpieces in the history of the doublebass.
1. Declamations 15:44 .
2. Discourse for Oboe, Harpsichord and String Orchestra 17:45 .
3. Jingalodeon 11:23 .
Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra (31:22) .
4. i. Moderato e poco rubato 11:20 .
5. ii. Larghetto 10:57 .
6. iii. Allegretto 1:24 .
7. iv. Finale 7:41 .