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Re: Bass Bowing: a national loop?

What are crotales?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Walker/Loop.pooL" <GLOBAL@cruzio.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 07, 2002 2:06 AM
Subject: Bass Bowing: a national loop?

> I wrote:
> >  spent a couple of hours
> > playing  musical saw, then brass candy dishes, then a large gopichand
> > (monochord instrument
> > from India) and finally my 3/4 scale electric bass
> bobdog replied:
> "funny, i've been spending some time bowing a set of crotales (one 
> w/a
> pair of cheap chinese bass bows & working on some electric cello playing
> too..."
> With Scott Kungha Drengsens bowing exploits it means that we had an
> unwitting
> Bowed Bass Loop occuring in real time.
> too cool, bobdog.   I love bowing crotales.............I got really lucky
> and picked up the entire zildgian set many years ago
> ($1,250 list) for $200.    I played them as melodies in the Bass Looping
> Tour last summer that got televised (and is running over and over on 
> cable access tv right now-----what great advertising!!)
> We've got to play together again, someday soon, bobdog.
> yours, Rick