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Stringtelligence by Thomastik-Infeld - Double bass strings

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In the latest instalment of his monthly blog, Franz Klanner, director of engineering and technology at Thomastik-Infeld, discusses double bass strings

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Stringtelligence by Thomastik-Infeld: What are violin, viola, cello and bass strings made out of?

Sponsored by Thomastik-Infeld

Different string materials are known for producing different sound properties. Franz Klanner, director of engineering and technology at Thomastik-Infeld explores some of them

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Inside October's magazine

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Dutch double bassist Rick Stotijn speaks to Kimon Daltas about his quest for original repertoire for his instrument, and his new album.

Alex Kanzian examines the distinguishing features of the Viennese Double Bass in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Aaron McGregor gives a potted history of Scottish Fiddle Dance Music.

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine shares with Harry White her project to record Florence Price’s Violin Concerto no.2 in this month's Session Report.

Some of today’s leading soloists tell Charlotte Gardner how musicians can develop their own sound to stand out at a time when so much playing seems to sound the same.

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