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A New History of the Double Bass

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Hard-backed book, 336 pages, 58 illustrations, numerous musical examples. Published January 2000. ISBN:2-9514461-0-1. Received the International Society of Bassists 2003 Special Recognition Award in the "Scholarship" category.


  • A survey of tunings
  • Biographical notices
  • Historical development
  • Introduction
  • Strings and accessories
  • Terminology
  • The bow
  • The Golden age of Virtuosity
  • Variations in playing standards
  • Variations in size
Cat No. YB0004
AuthorPaul Brun
CategoriesString Books
Books (general)
PublisherYorke Edition
Difficulty levelAdvanced
ISBN 978-2-9514461-0-6
ISBN-10 2-9514461-0-1
EAN-13 9782951446106
Weight 782 grams
Published 19th August 2000
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