7/8 Lloyd and Penning, 5-string, August '12 - Front

7/8 Lloyd and Penning – Gamba Corner, August 2012

5-string
41.75″ string length
Italian spruce top
Walnut flatback/sides

“It has a warm, rich, very clear sound and is so easy to play, both the articulation and the physiques of it.” – P. Linneberg
This bass has been sold.


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5-string
41.75″ string length
Italian spruce top
Walnut flatback/sides

Comments are pouring in from colleagues, bassists, and cellists about the sound of my new 5 string bass. It has a warm, rich, very clear sound and is so easy to play, both the articulation and the physiques of it. It has a good tone in the high register, a very good tone in the middle, and in the low the tone is, to say the least, impressive! The clarity I find in my 300+ year old bass reminds me of this bass, and I conclude that this is the first 5 string bass that I ever really felt like wanting to play. After some months in performance I can safely say that this bass has not come up short in any of the repertoire.” -Peder Linneberg, principal of Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester in Denmark.

Awarded First Place, Maker’s Jury, Copenhagen 2012 Bass Convention.
This bass has been sold.