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What would be considered

Discussion in 'Basses [DB]' started by Andy Mopley, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. Andy Mopley

    Andy Mopley

    Sep 24, 2011
    the equivalent to a Stradivarius, in the DB world?
  2. shwashwa


    Aug 30, 2003
    i vote for a nice testore. there will be many differing opinions
  3. Adam Attard

    Adam Attard

    Feb 9, 2009
    Gasparo Da Salo.
  4. Jeremy Darrow

    Jeremy Darrow

    Apr 6, 2007
    Nashville, TN
    Endorsing Artist: Fishman Transducers, D'Addarrio Strings, Aguilar Amplifiers
  5. Steve Swan

    Steve Swan

    Oct 12, 2004
    Burlingame, California
    Retailer: Shen, Sun, older European
    Andrea Amati? Giovanni Gabrielli? Gasparo Da Salo? Domenico Montagnana? This is quite a topic!
  6. shwashwa


    Aug 30, 2003
    i wonder if anyone would vote prescott? (being that he was american and all...)
  7. Jake deVilliers

    Jake deVilliers Commercial User

    May 24, 2006
    Crescent Beach, BC
    Owner of The Bass Spa, String Repairman at Long & McQuade Vancouver
    da Salo and Maggini for sure - they were among the first to build double basses in the modern pattern.

    And thanks for re-posting that video Jeremy, its great to hear that bass! It looks to have Dominant C Ext and D strings and Spirocore A and G! :D

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