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.
2. Discourse for Oboe, Harpsichord and String Orchestra
3. Jingalodeon Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra
4. i. Moderato e poco rubato
5. ii. Larghetto
6. iii. Allegretto
7. iv. Finale