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Selected Double Bass Books in the Allen Library
How to succeed in joining and surviving in an orchestra or ensemble. Includes sections on auditioning, conductors, performing philosophies, the highs and lows of performing, and more.
A memoir by Bertram Turetzky, virtuoso bassist, composer, educator, author, and improviser. A story of his life and loves, filled with his humor, opinions and ideas.
Covers right- and left-hand technique, improvising and soloing, practicing, proper care of the instrument, ear training, performance, and much more.
A roadmap for every step of the owning process from selecting and buying (or renting) to maintaining, repairing, modifying, upgrading, and reselling your instrument.
A guide to where to find answers to questions about chamber music of all types. Most of the literature is books, articles, dissertations and theses, and essays or chapters.
A compendium of performance philosophy, bowing and phrasing recommendations, fingerings and scales, bowing and string crossing exercises,
instrument and bow purchase advice, and more.
Top Databases for Bassists
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