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Sebastian Gramss: Thinking of…

Read "Thinking of…" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

The late Italian double bass master Stefano Scodanibbio, who died untimely in 2012 after a battle with the ALS disease, was a unique artist. A musician who expanded significantly the vocabulary of the double bass, exploring its almost infinite timbral range, and inventor of many extended and experimental techniques. He was also a unique composer and ...

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Hakon Thelin: Light

Read "Light" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

The five compositions on Light define the musical language of Norwegian double bass master Håkon Thelin, known as a member of the new music trio Poing. Thelin calls his language “folk music for the double bass," following his mentor, the late Italian double bass master Stefano Scodanibbio, to whom this recording is dedicated.

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