The work begins with a single idea, a unique effect that is exploited to the full.
The Suite and Variations were both written in Baroque style for educational purposes.
While these two works are independent, they are linked to each other by the juxtaposition of two energies: feminine and masculine. they each have to be performed with a different instrument.
This is a virtuoso piece that explores the potential of the double bass's sound; a kind of study with room for interpretation.
There is a study of the possibilities offered by the double bass. The title simply reflects the most obvious feature of the piece; a continuous flow of semiquavers organised around two main thematic ideas. It is remarkable that a persistent idea in harmonic interval gives way to the true perpetuum.