Search for double basses

4,943 results

... Barrie Kolstein demonstrates the art of French polishing and discusses the importance of cleaning the double bass. ...
... A step-by-step guide is presented for arching double basses while accomodating for the break, which alters the arch shape. ...
... Luthier Peter Chandler, who concentrated on making cellos and double basses, died January 26, 2007, at the age of 79. ...
Double The Fun!
Bass Player (2011) Vol. 22, No. 7, pp. 58-60
... Practice exercises with tablature for bassist wanting to learn fingering concepts for both electric and double basses are presented and discussed. ...
... Reviews Paesold's (owned by Boosey & Hawkes) line of double basses, focusing on the child-sized model 593 ($7,580). Includes a photo. ...
... Provides a discussion of how the author obtains double basses for his instrument collection ... . Recounts the story of how he obtained the bass which Edgar Degas had portrayed in his painting "L'Orchestre de l'Opera" and other highly-valued basses. ...
... Rare double basses created by French master Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume are featured. ...
... Cutts reviews six new acoustic traveling upright basses from a variety of manufacturers. All ... basses are designed to be light enough, and compact enough, to carry on airplanes. Each review offers ...
... The history of the double bass is briefly presented. ...
... into five sections: low electric basses, midrange electric basses, acoustic basses, Dano-style 6-string basses and high basses. ...
... A collection of 50 short works for double bass and five pieces written for two double basses is reviewed (Edito Musica Budapest/C. F. Peters). ...
Case Study
Double Bassist (2004) , pp. 22-23, 25
... making cases for double basses. A sidebar lists the materials he uses to build a case. ... Joe McNally, a double bassist and director of the Hutchins Consort, talks about his techniques for ...
... Tarlton instructs double bassists on how to make scales work for them, offering numerous examples. ...
... Provides advice to bassists on locating used double basses. Explains why the author prefers ... plywood basses, discusses how to check a used bass for playability, and covers related topics. ...
... ' contention that the nine entered double basses showed "inadequate craftsmanship" and used varnish ... that no double bass was of a high enough standard to be awarded a gold medal. Discusses the judges ...
... Provides the author's recollections of the double basses he has owned and loved during his playing ... empire," playing a new Juzek, finding a bass with the physical dimensions of an Antonio Botti double bass ...
Luthier's Corner
Bass World (1996) Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 28-32
... Examines the construction and restoration of double basses, through research, observation and ... hands-on experience. Includes a bibliography of reputable books on the subject, several illustrations, a discussion of round and flat backs for the double bass. ...
... This article notes that double basses have never commanded the high prices of top violins and ...
... The author, Jim Ham, and Arnold Schnitzer answer readers' questions about problems they are having with their double basses. ...