Aluminium Double Bass
A shining monster
It is being said of aluminium double basses that not only do they look great, they are also very loud. Wooden double basses weight a lot, but these basses are much heavier. I haven’t been able to play on one yet, so it is not clear to me how they sound. I suspect the film below gives a good impression of the sound of an aluminium double bass.
Information about the aluminium bass bij The Double Bass Guide.
A special bass
I added this bass to my gallery of special basses, for it is certainly special!
The aluminium double bass of Peter Simons
A few years ago Peter Simons built a beautiful aluminium bass. He was so kind to share the photo’s of the process with me. Click or tap on a picture for the gallery effect and smooth scrawling.
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