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Star Wars performed by a double bass quartet

A double bass quartet playing the Imperial March from Star Wars is as monumental as you’d expect

Cello hair problems

16 string player confessions that will make you say ‘same’

Margarida Castro was refused entry to a Virgin train with her double bass

Double bass player says Virgin Trains wouldn’t let her on board with her instrument

string instruments quiz

How well do you know your string instruments?

Tom Walley double bass

This double bass cover of The Shawshank Redemption theme is incredibly chilling

NYOGB Blavatnik Scholars

Meet James, one of the inspirational Blavatnik Scholars of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

orchestra sneeze

This is probably the WORST moment a musician could sneeze…