Masterclass: Franck Violin Sonata on double bass, first movement

Michael Rieber _Kontrabass - Jewgeni Roppel HR-52

Taking inspiration from Jacqueline du Pré and singers, double bassist Michael Rieber shares tips on cultivating Franck’s delicate sound world, despite playing stratospherically high on the instrument

I have a special relationship with this piece. I love it very much. I heard the work for the first time on the recording by Jacqueline du Pré and Daniel Barenboim, which was my reference performance for many years…

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