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    Après un Rêve played on Octobass


    Fauré’s classic piece performed on an absolute behemoth of a bass - you may need to listen to this wearing headphones…

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    Double bass and octobass duet


    Double bass player Jonathan Camps is joined by Nicola Moneta on octobass for a performance of ‘Amazing Grace’ filmed at the Mardi Graves festival in February 2018.

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    New octobass premiered in Oslo


    A rare, newly built 4-metre high octobass was premiered on the first day of the Only Connect festival in Oslo during June 2015. The instrument was played by Guro Moe, a bassist and composer, and accompanied by the 11-piece chamber orchestra Touchables. The octobass was invented in France ...