SALE PENDING: Donald Gorman Double Bass 2003

SOLD: Donald Gorman Double Bass 2003

SALE PENDING: Beautiful highly figured instrument from Montreal artisan

SKU: SKU-902 Category:

Product Description






This Donald Gorman made double bass was made in 2003.  Below are a
few notes from the maker:

“The scroll was (as per tradition)
done by a master carver in the


Czech Republic. The machines were
made by Greg James of Toronto. The outline


of the bass is something that I’d
been working on for a number of years.


When the first of this model was
completed, it bore quite a resemblance to a


Piatellini but much larger. His
basses were very small. The wood is Engelman


Spruce form the B.C. interior and the
maple is broadleaf from the Fraser


Valley in B.C.

This double bass features highly flamed maple flat-back and ribs and
an elaborate carved lion’s head
scroll. The tone is dark and full, with a rounded pizzicato and a
deep warm arco. Completely setup and ready for purchase in our Boston,
MA showroom!

Measurements:
Upper Bout: 21 1/4″
C Bout: 15 1/4″
Lower Bout: 27 1/2″
Length of Body: 44 3/4″
Rib Depth:  7 1/2″ @ Heel, to 9″ @ End Block
String Length: 42″
Neck: E-flat










***This bass is currently in our
Boston, MA showroom***


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