This double bass is the first of a series of "Vitruvian" model instruments. Built on classic Italian lines with a strong influence from the Northern Italian School of making, this Bass features a highly figured carved European Maple back and macthing ribs with voluptuous arching on a high grade Swiss Spruce top.
Completed in May 2013 this beautiful instrument was built with players comfort firmly in mind. A brilliant Bass for solo, orchestral or jazz playing at a professional standard.
This Bass has a beautiful rich tone and sings in the upper register.
Upper bout: 49.6 cm
Middle bout: 36.5 cm
Lower bout: 67.8 cm
Body Length: 115.8 cm
String Length: 105.20 cm
Rib ratio: 17 to 21.4 cm
For further information about Benedict Puglisi's original instruments, please visit www.benedictgpuglisi.com
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