Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Bass-ic conversation skills

Gotta dash tonight, but before I do, I'd like to give you a little taste of a concert I attended last night. The session-end presentation of "Basses Loaded", a first-come-first-served month-long series of intensive workshops offered by double-bass virtuoso Gary Karr, is, I understand, sold out every year, but Demeter, who has been a Gary Karr fan for at least thirty years, procured tickets for the Resident Fan Boy, younger daughter, two mutual friends, and myself. This video is from a Basses Loaded concert of seven years ago, but this piece was featured, a passionate duet for double basses.

If you find that difficult to imagine, get a load of this:

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