The Case of the Rare Double Bass

It has been quite a privilege making the custom built case for one of the most historically significant instruments in the Australian Chamber Orchestra. We have just finishing making a protective case for a very rare and valuable Italian double bass, which is more than 400 years old. Made from spruce and pear wood and being bigger than a modern double bass, it apparently creates a very deep sound not dissimilar to that of a sub-woofer. It will feature in the Barefoot Fiddler concerts from July 20 to August 3. Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/16th-century-double-bass-comes-with-subwoofer-vibes-20130708-2pm6c.html#ixzz2Zy2yt9Iy

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