“The results are stunning.” – Bass World

BASS WORLD
The Journal of the International Society of Bassists
Volume 26, Number One, 2002, pp. 58-59
The Latest Score
Hans Sturm, Editor

” … Each piece is carefully researched and most contain an in-depth preface explaining the sources used. A notes section at the end of each score also explains the reasons for specific notations in cases where the bass edition deviates from the original. The music is presented on oversized high quality paper with a large font size, few fingering and bowing suggestions, invaluable measure numbers, and, with only a few exceptions, careful attention to difficult page turns. ” Read more

Brahms – Sonata Op. 38

Double Bassist
Orpheus Publications
Spring 2004

“Discordia’s approach is thorough and clear. Read more

Schubert – “Arpeggione”

Double Bassist
Orpheus Publications
Winter 2004

“Hovnanian has purposefully dispensed with many of the interpretive traditions of existing editions. Read more

Rossini – Duetto

Double Bassist
Orpheus Publications
Winter 2004

“Michael Hovnanian has done an admirable job of taking advantage of the possibilities of solo tuning. Read more

Bach – Sonata No. 1 BWV 1027

BASS News
The British & International Bass Forum
Autumn 2002 / No. 33
Music Reviews by Max Christiansen

“… this edition is beautifully produced, as are all publications from Discordia, on good quality paper, with good page turns and plenty of space to add your own fingerings and bowings. Read more

Rossini – Duetto

BASS News
The British & International Bass Forum
Summer 2002 / No. 32
Music Reviews by Max Christiansen

“Michael Hovnanian has taken a great deal of care and attention to make this as approachable and playable as possible and includes a page of ‘Critical Notes’ listing the changes and amendments. Read more