David Gage String Instruments

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Store Specials
Thomastik Vision Violin Strings
Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Violin Strings
Bernardel Rosin for Violin, Viola, Cello
Kun Collapsible Violin Shoulder Rest

David's Corner

On Setting up the Bass, Part II: Bridge, Bassbar and Soundpost
David Gage

I began our discussion of setup talking about strings. The string vibration is 'interpreted' by the bridge of the string bass while it is relaying the information to the top plate of the instrument. This top plate is the surface piece on which the...

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Bass Gallery
attr. P Guarneri, ex. Austria
A fantastic Italian bass with a tone you won't forget.
Maday bass, lion's head
A fine Maday bass with a great sound and excellent playability.
Anton Wilfer (Canada) 5
A 5-string bass, converted to a great 4-string.
Neuner Hornsteiner
A beautiful 19th-century German orchestral bass.
Cello Gallery
Gregory T. Walke
2010, Ontario, highly responsive with great projection, a great solo instrument.
Ed Maday
2014, Long Island, even and expressive, very easy to play.

36 Walker Street, NY NY 10013-3514
Tel: 212.274.1322 Fax:212.274.9634
Please note:
Appointments are highly recommended for rentals, repairs, appraisals, and the instrument showroom. We may not be able to accommodate walk-ins.

Closed July 4-6 for Independence Day
Closed Sept 5-7 for Labor Day
SUMMER HOURS (July 7 - Aug 16):
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 9:30am-5:30pm
Thurs 1-7pm
Closed Saturdays and Sundays
Regular Hours (starting Aug 17):
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 9:30am-5:30pm
Thurs 1-7pm
Sat 10am-4pm
Closed Sundays