Double Basses

This guide aims to help complete beginners and existing double bass students (and their parents).

Double Basses
Double Basses
  1. 1.
    Introduction
  2. 2.
    History & Design
  3. 3.
    Materials & Components
  4. 4.
    The Bow
  5. 5.
    Maintenance & Cleaning
  6. 6.
    Accessories
  7. 7.
    Purchasing a Bass
  8. 8.
    Practising
  9. 9.
    Conclusion
  10. 10.
    Hotdeals

Welcome to our Double Bass Online Advisor.

This guide aims to help complete beginners and existing double bass students (and their parents) gain a clearer idea of what playing the instrument is about, and to assist in choosing and caring for a new instrument.

Our Online Advisor extends to several pages – you can jump from section to section using the index below, or the navigation at the bottom of each page.

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Best rated products

  1. Thomann 111BR 3/4 Double Bass

    Thomann 111BR 3/4 Double Bass

    In stock
    €611
  2. Thomann CBB-01G 3/4 Carbon Bassbow

    Thomann CBB-01G 3/4 Carbon Bassbow

    In stock
    €55
  3. Thomann 33 3/4 Europe Double Bass

    Thomann 33 3/4 Europe Double Bass

    In stock
    €1,319
  4. Gewa BS 25 Double Bass Bag 3/4

    Gewa BS 25 Double Bass Bag 3/4

    In stock
    €169
  5. Petz Microfibre Cleaning Cloth

    Petz Microfibre Cleaning Cloth

    In stock
    €2.90
  6. Pops Bass Rosin

    Pops Bass Rosin

    In stock
    €15.90
  7. Nyman Bass Rosin

    Nyman Bass Rosin

    In stock
    €9.90
    €10.50
  8. Thomastik Spirocore Double Bass 3/4 L

    Thomastik Spiro­core Double Bass 3/4 L

    In stock
    €159
  9. Thomastik Spirocore Double Bass 3/4 med

    Thomastik Spiro­core Double Bass 3/4 med

    In stock
    €158
  10. K&M 141 MKII

    K&M 141 MKII

    In stock
    €99
    €124.90
  11. Hercules Stands HCDS-590B Double Bass Stand

    Her­cules Stands HCDS-590B Double Bass Stand

    Available at short notice (usually 2-5 days)
    €66
  12. Stagg SV-EDB Stand BK

    Stagg SV-EDB Stand BK

    In stock
    €54
  13. Gewa Double Bass Stand

    Gewa Double Bass Stand

    In stock
    €49
    €60
  14. Bellacura Fingerboard Oil

    Bel­la­cura Fin­ger­board Oil

    In stock
    €7.90
    €10.53 /100ml
  15. Thomann Rockabilly Double Bass BK

    Thomann Rocka­billy Double Bass BK

    In stock
    €664

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  1. the t.bone RB 500

    the t.bone RB 500

    In stock
    €99
  2. the t.bone Ovid System CC 100

    the t.bone Ovid System CC 100

    In stock
    €49
  3. Harley Benton DB01-BK Electric Double Bass

    Harley Benton DB01-BK Elec­tric Double Bass

    In stock
    €549
  4. Neumann KM184 mt Stereo Set

    Neu­mann KM184 mt Stereo Set

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  5. Roth & Junius RJB Carbon Bass Bow 3/4F BK

    Roth & Junius RJB Carbon Bass Bow 3/​4F BK

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  6. the t.bone Ovid System CC 100 RC EW

    the t.bone Ovid System CC 100 RC EW

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  7. Thomann 111BR 3/4 Double Bass

    Thomann 111BR 3/4 Double Bass

    In stock
    €611
  8. Roth & Junius Double Bass Tailgut Steel 3/4

    Roth & Junius Double Bass Tailgut Steel 3/4

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  9. Gewa BS 25 Double Bass Bag 3/4

    Gewa BS 25 Double Bass Bag 3/4

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    €169
  10. Pirastro Oliv/Evah Pirazzi Rosin

    Pir­astro Oliv/​Evah Pirazzi Rosin

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  11. Protec A-228 Bow Case for Bass

    Protec A-228 Bow Case for Bass

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  12. Roth & Junius RJB Composite Bass Bow 3/4F

    Roth & Junius RJB Com­posite Bass Bow 3/​4F

    In stock
    €55
  13. Sennheiser E 906

    Sen­nhe­iser E 906

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    €159
    €189
  14. Roth & Junius RJB Carbon Bass Bow 3/4G BK

    Roth & Junius RJB Carbon Bass Bow 3/​4G BK

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  15. Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold Rosin

    Pir­astro Evah Pirazzi Gold Rosin

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