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electric shock musician

This is what it looks like when you send electric shocks through a musician’s body

faked flight of the bumblebee double bass

Professional double bassists can't work out if *that* Flight of the Bumblebee video is fake

koussevitsky bass airline smash

Double bassist 'heartbroken' after his instrument was mercilessly battered during a flight

Lauren Pierce Sarasate

A double bassist playing Sarasate's immensely virtuosic Zigeunerweisen - it's majestic and jaw-dropping

double bass shred video

Watch this guy majestically shred on a double bass


Lorde's 'Royals' gets classical version with two double basses

Joseph Conyers, Philadelphia Orchestra

From The Back Desk - Joseph Conyers, Philadelphia Orchestra

Double bass

Domenico Dragonetti (1763 - 1846): His Influence on Beethoven's Music

Roy Benson wins Salomon Award

RPO double bassist wins Salomon Prize

Leif Ove Andsnes at home

Volcano disrupts classical music world