Leon Bosch: clear and resonant harmonics on the double bass
In this video from the YouTube channel of double bass makers Thomas & George Martin, Leon Bosch discusses how to achieve successful harmonics on the double bass, including both left hand technique and the right style of bow stroke.
This footage from November 1989, two days after the official fall of the Berlin Wall, shows Mstislav Rostropovich giving an impromptu performance of Bach’s cello suites at the Checkpoint C crossing point between East and West Berlin. Read our article ‘Witnesses to the fall’, from the March 2014 ...
‘It’s a big process that’s being portrayed, and it takes me with it, and touches me again and again - even after playing it over 330 times.’ So says Christian Tetzlaff on Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, which he has recorded with conductor Robin Ticciati.