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Setup And Repair of the Double Bass for Optimum Sound

A Manual for Players, Makers, And Repairers

by Chuck Traeger

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Published by H. Strobel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musical Instruments - Strings,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Double bass,
  • Maintenance and repair

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8718832M
    ISBN 101892210061
    ISBN 109781892210067

    5) No upright bass set up is complete, until the right sound post is fitted to both the back and the top of the bass. This is always more work as most of our basses (especially our new ones) have carved backs, which always add another dimension to the sound post adjustment.


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