This episode is a deep-dive into developing bow strokes on the double bass.
- Part 1 – bow stroke overview
- Part 2 – developing spiccato
- Part 3 – bow stroke deep-dive
We feature highlights from past podcast guests on this topic:
- Matthew McDonald – Berlin Philharmonic
- Lloyd Goldstein – former member of the Florida Orchestra and a longtime Francois Rabbath student
- David Allen Moore – LA Phil and USC
- Ed Barker and Lawrence Wolfe of the Boston Symphony
- Michael Hovnanian – Chicago Symphony
- Ira Gold – National Symphony and Peabody Conservatory
- Lawrence Hurst – former Indiana University bass professor
Check out more “best-of” episodes at contrabassconversations.com/highlights.
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