Jonas LohseDouble Bass Book (englische Ausgabe)


Lohse, Jonas

Double Bass Book (englische Ausgabe)


Bestellnummer: GN155474
 EAN: 9783982260211
VerlagsartikelNr..: 9783982260211
Verlag: Jonas Lohse Verlag

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Hardcover, 240 pages, four-color printing throughout.
The many photos and illustrations allow for a deep look into the world of the
double bass and transform this book into a captivating and entertaining
lecture for every bassist and music lover.
English Version translated by Martin Wind.
Table of contents
Forewords 4
The history of the Double Bass at a glance 9
The history of the Double Bass 17
Tunings 23
Shapes 26
Sizes 29
Tonewoods 34
Bows 42
Electric Upright Bass (EUB) 50
On the road with the double bass 54
The double bass and its parts (in four languages) 58
Range of the double bass, the notes on the piano keyboard 60
Lutherie 61
Craft and industrial stringed instrument making 62
Factory made violins from Germany 62
Germany as a developing country 64
Quality as competitive advantage 67
The 20th century 69
Labeling fraud 83
American-made plywood basses 86
Strings 93
Rosin 100
Important bassists 101
Johann Matthias Sperger *1750 1812 102
Domenico Dragonetti *1763 1846 103
Václav House (Wenzel Hause) *1764 1847 104
Giovanni Bottesini *1821 1889 104
Franz Simandl *1840 1912 105
Serge Alexandrovich Koussevitzky *1874 1951 106
The Double Bass in Jazz 107
Bowing, plucking or slapping? 109
19301940: The Swing era 110
19401950: The Bebop revolution 111
Jazz Jam Sessionsbreeding grounds of bebop 113
Red Mitchell about the bass scene of the 1950ies 119
19501960: Modern Jazz 120
19601970: Free Jazz and Avantgarde 121
1970: The electrification of Jazz 123
Technological Backlash 124
Bassists and the Cello in Jazz 125
Bassists in the Jazz polls 127
Jazz Bass Timeline 129
Electrical amplification of the Double Bass 135
Microphones 136
Piezos 137
Magnetic pickups 138
The development of pickups 141
Phase cancellation for pickups 147
Do-it-yourself pickups 147
Amplifier and speakers 148
Impedance 152
Tone controls and filters 152
Feedback 153
Digital signal processing 154
Setup und sound optimization 155
The fingerboard 156
The bridge 160
The nut 170
The soundpost 171
Where does the soundpost go? 176
Cutting a new soundpost 176
The Tailpiece 178
The Saddle 180
The Endpin 181
Climate 183
Sharp tools 184
Glues 185
Sound improvement from the laboratory 187
Chladnian sound figures 187
Mode Matching 187
Vibration dedampening 188
Wolf tones 189
The acquisition of a double bass 191
How does the bass sound? 196
Prices yesterday and today 199
Instrument Portraits 203
Gasparo da Salò 204
Giovanni Paolo Maggini 208
Hans Christoph Zäncker 210
Peeter Borlon 212
Johann Joseph Stadlmann 213
Matteo Gofriller 214
Domenico Montagnana 216
Domenico Busan 218
Giovanni Battista Ceruti 220
Giuseppe Baldantoni 222
John Frederick Lott 225
Hawkes & Son 228
J. T. Lamy 231
The Karr-Koussevitzky bass 232
Bass making in Mittenwald 234
Bass making in the Saxon/West Bohemian region 235
Bass making at Bubenreuth 237
Acknowledgments 238
About the author 239

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