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Considering that Stravinsky did dubstep back in 1913...

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Endy, Jul 30, 2012.


  1. Endy

    Endy

    Jan 8, 2008
    .... should I sell my pedals and get a bass clarinet instead?

    in studio
    @1:42
     
  2. andvari7

    andvari7

    Aug 28, 2004
    Ennui
    No. If you use a bass clarinet, you have to sit, and thus miss out on the cardio.
     
  3. Swift713

    Swift713

    Dec 4, 2006
    Florence, Ma
    Are you familiar with Schoernberg's Five Little Pieces For Orchestra? Orchestras are truly amazing instruments but awfully expensive.
     
  4. Bass clarinets can be played with a neck strap. Go for it!
     
  5. FunkMetalBass

    FunkMetalBass

    Aug 5, 2005
    Phoenix, Arizona 85029
    Endorsing Artist: J.C. Basses
    Stravisnky didn't have enough wobbly bass clarinet for my tastes, but man could he drop the bassoon.
     
  6. colicab

    colicab

    Sep 18, 2008
    that bit is just actually a bass clarinet going D-F-F-F followed by three ascending/descending arpeggio-like figures and the D-F-F-F thing again.
    the dubstep thing is generally a static bass note on a synth with an oscillator speeding up and down. sorta different.
    generally when you hear something kinda cool someone has already "done" it before.
    and speaking of orchestral music: if y'all wanna hear some kinda unique orchestral stuff by a living composer check out Thomas Ades' "Living Toys".
     
  7. Endy

    Endy

    Jan 8, 2008
    Looks like some are finally doing contemporary claristep


    only took 100 years
     
  8. stambroker

    stambroker Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2011
    NoVA
    This is an A+ post. :bassist:
     

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