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“Eduard Nanny” Solo Competition – Biarritz International Bass Academy
On 2 February 2019 | 0 Comments |

From 29 July to 4 August 2019 in Biarritz, France, will take place the International Bass Academy, artistic director Thierry Barbé. Teachers involved: Thierry Barbé, Cédric Carlier, Nicolas Crosse, Ján Prievoznik, Edmond Cheng, Marc Buronfosse, Ján Krigovský, Bea Marin. On August 4th (at the end of the course) will be possible to partecipate in the […]

Alberto Bocini “Hey, good to see you! (again)”
On 20 January 2019 | 0 Comments |

The premiere of “Hey, good to see you! (again)“, a brand new composition for 2 double basses by Alberto Bocini, was held in Pelotas, Brazil, on Januar 18th, 2019,  at the 9° Internacional Festival Sesc de Mùsica. Dedicated to the brazilian double bass player Eder Kinappe, performer in the recital together with Bocini, the music […]

New release: THE DOUBLE BASS IN THE ORCHESTRA FROM HAYDN TO STRAVINSKY (book)
On 28 December 2018 | 0 Comments |

A basic approach to orchestral repertoire for beginners and advanced players see the product “A publication that offers students a method to address and solve specific technical difficulties linked to the practice of the double bass in orchestra. It is for this purpose that this book was conceived. The book is intended mainly for students […]

Giuseppe Ettorre “L’infinito minimale”
On 20 December 2018 | 0 Comments |

Giuseppe Ettorre shares his thoughts about double bass practising in the new issue of “Archi Magazine”. You can read it here: http://www.archi-magazine.it/articoli.php?art=31 E’ necessario considerare ogni punto di arrivo come una nuova base di partenza, un nuovo stimolo ad aggiornare il nostro software e ad aumentare la nostra risoluzione, per compiere un ulteriore avvicinamento all’infinito minimale […]

New release: LA VIA DEL CONTRABBASSO (book)
On 16 December 2018 | 0 Comments |

… Il trattato si basa sul presupposto che per fare tecnica occorra una maggior consapevolezza dei processi di apprendimento, in modo da avere più controllo sui meccanismi motori fondamentali… … spiegazioni e risposte tese a chiarire i grandi dubbi dello strumentista: quanto bisogna studiare, cosa, in che modo e qual è l’obiettivo… NBB009E – LA […]

Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI – Auditions 2019
On 15 December 2018 | 0 Comments |

L’Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI ha bandito i concorsi per  1° Contrabbasso con Obbligo di Fila (1 posto) e Contrabbasso di Fila (1 posto). I vincitori saranno assunti con contratti di lavoro subordinato a tempo indeterminato. Scadenza per la presentazione delle domande : 25 GENNAIO 2019 Le prove si terranno tra l’8 e il 16 FEBBRAIO 2019. Leggi qui il […]

Maggio Musicale Fiorentino – Auditions 2019
On 3 December 2018 | 0 Comments |

La Fondazione Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino indice un concorso pubblico per esami del seguente posto in Orchestra: 1 posto di CONTRABBASSO di FILA Scadenza per la presentazione delle domande : SABATO 29 DICEMBRE 2018 Prove eliminatorie: lunedì 14 gennaio 2019 ore 9.00 con eventuale proseguimento il giorno successivo Prove finali: martedì 15 gennaio 2019 […]

The English Double Bass Book
On 3 December 2018 | 0 Comments |

Today’s highlights on The English Double Bass Book – Arpeggio Publishing – Coauthors:  Thomas Martin, George Martin and Martin Lawrence https://arpeggio-publishing.com/musical-instrument-books/the-english-double-bass A unique limited-edition book exploring the fine double basses made in England. The pre-eminent orchestral animal, the English double bass provides power and depth of sound amid great clarity and immediacy. The English makers of the […]

nbbrecords-news-ISB2019 ISB 2019 Convention
On 21 November 2018 | 0 Comments |

The ISB 2019 Convention will be held June 3rd-8th, 2019 in beautiful Bloomington, Indiana, home of  the host Indiana University. The event will take place from Monday, June 3, 2019, through Saturday, June 8, 2019. The convention is expected to attract over 1,300 attendees from around the world, and will feature more than 100 performances, lectures and masterclasses as […]

bbrecords-news-cherubini Orchestra Giovanile Cherubini Auditions
On 11 November 2018 | 0 Comments |

AUDITIONS FOR THE THREE-YEAR PERIOD 2019-2022 Bassoon (contrabassoon optional), horn, harp, cello and double bass December 31st, 2018, is the application deadline for the auditions, for the 2019-2022 period, of the Luigi Cherubini Youth Orchestra for the following instruments: bassoon (contrabassoon optional), horn, harp, cello, and double bass. Applications must be sent by registered mail […]