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Michael Hovnanian plays bass in an orchestra located in a large midwestern city.

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Monday, October 08, 2007

The tour in pictures: Germany

Dusseldorf to Essen by bus
Joe Guastafeste tunes up in Essen
A difference of opinion
I highlighted this curious marking in the Poem of Ecstasy bass part with arrows. They say in police work eyewitness reports are often unreliable as evidence. The same thing happens in orchestras as well: “was that in two or in four?" The last bassists to use this part couldn’t agree on what they saw.

Bass trunks arrive in Munich

A common sight on this tour: waiting for a plane

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