A New History Of The Double bass
2000, 317 pages, 24.5 x 17cm
Paul Brun has re-examined many of the established ideas on the genealgy of the double bass, its relationships whit the other members of the violin family. The book explores the difficulties of double bass research and unravels the historical development of the instrument. The book discusses every aspect of double bass issues from variations in playing standards, different tuning systems, bow development, accessories, to biographical details of the great players of the past.