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Evolution of the structure of the double bass

By Jan Špaček


Purpouse of this work is tu summarize information about double bass and its evolution. First chapter is about historical conections between old types of string instruments and viola da gamba and braccio. Then about viola da gamba and its metamorfosis to double bass. Second chapter describes modern double bass, its construction and differences between its types. Double bass bow is described in third chapter. Also with its history and modern look. And last chapter is about sizes which double bass construction went trhough and also about extremely big instruments. Important part of this work is also insert. Here you can clearly see what this work is about in pictures and charts. Insert is situated at the and

Topics: hudební nástrojářství; dějiny jednotlivých hudebních nástrojů; kontrabas; hudební nástroje
Publisher: Akademie múzických umění v Praze.Hudební a taneční fakulta. Knihovna
Year: 2014
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