I am writing this article because I consider it an interesting subject to discuss, which is little or almost nothing talked about in the world of solo double bass. Some of us ask ourselves from time to time whether it is moral or not to play as a soloist with ...
Malachy Robinson, principal bassist with the Irish Chamber Orchestra and Crash Ensemble, discusses the repertoire on his recent solo album.
Dane Roberts: “I Think if Someone Really Wants to Get Into Early Music, They Should Start With a Single Piece or Composer They Are Fascinated by and Follow the Obvious Leads. You Will Be Surprised How Far That Will Take You!”
Double bassist with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and Teacher of Violone and Historical Bass in Graz and Frankfurt, Dane Roberts details his experience as a musician from the United States and Europe and his thoughts on the role of the “historical” double bass and its ...
Lorraine Campet: “We Don’t Play an Instrument; We Express Emotions in Music Through an Instrument That We Love”
Internationally known for her double bass and violin playing, Lorraine Campet shares her perspective on playing more than one instrument professionally, promoting the double bass as a solo instrument, and her future projects.
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In this fantastic video, we have interviewed Wies de Boevé, who talks about his career, his work at the Bavarian Radio Symphony and the Zurich University of the Arts, and other interesting topics around the double bass and music. Not to be missed!
The double bass educational video platform String Virtuoso and the double bass publication Bass Magazine have teamed up to make it easier for double bass players to access our specialized sites.
In this video lesson, Phoebe Russell gives tips on working on Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. This is part 20 of 25 (4th movement).
In this video lesson, Giuseppe Ettorre gives tips on working Bottesini’s Double Bass Concerto No. 2. This is part 5 of 15 (1st movement).
In this video lesson, Thierry Barbé gives tips on working Vanhal’s Double Bass Concerto. This is part 5 of 5.
In this video lesson, Lorraine Campet gives tips on working Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 with the double bass. This is part 2 of 7 — the Prelude.