Double bassist Gary Karr performs 'Failing'


Double bassist Gary Karr gives an admirable performance of Johnson's 'Failing: A Very Difficult Piece for String Bass'. The work requires Karr to talk to his audience from a script, while performing increasingly complicated material - with the idea that at some point the musician will 'fail' and the work ...

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