Classical Era songs for bass
The double bass is used in much of the ensemble music of the Classical Era. This era is roughly defined as 1750 to 1825. The most famous composers from this time period are Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, and Schubert. The kinds of pieces you will usually hear that use bass are operas, symphonies, and serenades, which are short, light, multi-movement pieces written for a large ensemble. Grace, elegance, and refinement are hallmarks of Classical Era music, so put on your powdered wig, rosin up your bow, and enjoy!