Contrabass Digest

To subscribe or unsubscribe, email



Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 16:41:08 -0700
From: Grant Green
Subject: [CB] Contrabassoon position

 From the Doublereed list:

The Seattle Symphony is holding auditions in June, 2002, for Principal Oboe and for 3rd Bassoon/Contrabassoon. For complete information, go to: , then click on: "The Orchestra/The Music" then on: "Orchestra Auditions".



Grant Green          
Sarrusophones & other Contrabass Winds


From: "owen.lloyd-evans"
Subject: [CB] Stuff
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 19:42:52 +0100

>Owen, have you ever run across a hurdy-gurdy in Wales?
>May be yes, but not any sort of Welsh hurdy-gurdy?
>I'm guessing.

Not specifically, but I will ask a friend of mine who knows all there is to know about Welsh instruments

> There is a "Yahoo group" full of like-minded bassists, at
> , who have already
> addressed the problems inherent in approaching the infrasonic range on the
> bass.  They might be helpful sources of information and/or inspiration
> regarding the plucked low end.

They are sick individuals.................. I'm on my way to help them :)

> There's a low C# too, you know... ;-)

Whooaaaaaa.... too much.


***End of Contrabass Digest***

Next Digest ->
Previous Digest <-