"The idea was always to make double basses
but you can't just go straight into making something so big.
Hachez admits that the bass is not the most popular instrument, usually providing support to others like the violin, but he said respect for the double bass
is growing as some players strive to prove its strength.
Jay soon joined with rhythmic plucking on the double bass
. Chapman's flute took over the melody with a series of tremulous, melancholic passages.
Baltacigil has become the first Turkish double bass
player to perform in the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
Martin is a former principal bassist with the London Symphony Orchestra, professor at London's Guildhall School of Music and noted maker of double basses
. He describes the sequence of this collection as "progressive in the challenges they present."
MUSIC MAN: Ciaran Brennan plays double bass
for delighted customers in Lynham's pub, a far cry from work with star sister Enya, below
The context heavily suggests reference to the double bass
, about which American Heritage Dictionary IV observes, in part, "The largest bowed stringed instrument in the modern orchestra, also used frequently in jazz ensembles, especially played pizzicato..."
The Amsterdam District Court has agreed to block publication of 'The Magic Double Bass
' by Dmitry Yemets.
The eclectic group has just released "Valet Parking' an ambitious 60-minute tour through brilliant brass, sharp percussion and virtuoso double bass
Siobhan Davies's revival of Sounding, created for the company in 1989, offered constant flowing sculptural movement to Giacinto Scelsi's eclectic "Okanagon" score for harp, double bass
, and tam-tam.
The sonic textures are evocative: Sounds from the past (a churchy harmonium, a bowed double bass
, a florid, cascading harp) surge and fade amid burbling electro-beats, taped and looped vocals, and computer-manipulated guitar and keyboard riffs.