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The Young Lutheran's guide to Bass

Discussion in 'Bass Humor [DB]' started by reedo35, Sep 4, 2000.

  1. This is from Garrisson Kieller's Young Lutheran's guide to the Orchestra.-
    We come now to the string section. Strings are mentioned in scripture and some young Christians are tempted to become string players. But you want to be careful. Bass, for example. A very deliberate instrument, the plow horse of the orchestra: and bass players do tend to be more methodical, not so spontaneous or witty or brilliant necessarily, but reliable. Which makes the instrument appealing to German Lutherans. And yet bass notes do have a certain texture and a tone, a darkness, a depth that--my gosh, when you see those guys pick up their bows back there, doesn't it make you think the same thing that I do? And if we do, just think what they're thinking about....
  2. Screwin'?
  3. jvtwin

    jvtwin What it needs is a little more cowbell

    Jan 26, 2001
    LA Calif.
    The blond whos falling out of her dress in the third row?
  4. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    "is it ok for a young german lutheran to use french bowing?"

    well, it COULD be going through his head.
  5. Quoi l'enfer?

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