History of the Bass

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  • Ventura Linarol made a bass in Padua in 1585.

  • In the 16th and 17th centuries[1501-1601 https://www.quora.com/Is-1600-16th-century-or-17th-century] the double-bass had not yet found its niche in the orchestra.

  • wound gut strings appeared for the first time.

  • It was not until around 1700 that the double-bass was accepted into the opera orchestra. The men responsible for this were the Neapolitan Giuseppe Aldovrandini (1673–1707) and Marin Marais (1656–1728),

  • 5 In 1778 the violin maker Carl Ludwig Bachmann from Berlin constructed a screw mechanism on the pegbox:

  • The 4 string double bass replaces the 3 string double bass.

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    History of the Bass