Have Bass, Will Travel!: Seventy Years on the Concert Platform,  An Autobiography by Robert MeyerHave Bass, Will Travel!: Seventy Years on the Concert Platform,  An Autobiography by Robert Meyer

Have Bass, Will Travel!: Seventy Years on the Concert Platform, An Autobiography

byRobert Meyer

Paperback | February 26, 2016

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In Have Bass Will Travel, double bassist Robert Meyer gives a vivid and insightful look into a musician’s everyday life that readers may well find astonishing. He also discusses many highlights of his career:

  • Commanded by Queen Elizabeth II to play at her Coronation
  • Benjamin Britten’s solo bassist and librarian
  • Played with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, the London Philharmonic, London Symphony, BBC Symphony, Sadlers Wells Opera, San Carlo Opera, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Vancouver Symphony and many more.
  • Performed at Carnegie Hall and the United Nations
  • Invited to tour the White House, the Gulistan Palace, Iran, by the Shah of Persia, and the Vatican.

Robert Meyer recounts a wealth of anecdotes and gives sketches of many of the great orchestras, conductors and soloists of his day, some droll, some sad, some racy. He was there!

For musicians, musical historians, and anyone interested in music and life generally, this is a must read.

To order the CD "Discovering the Double Bass" by Robert Meyer, contact robert.gloriana@gmail.com.

ROBERT MEYER, born in 1920, has devoted his life to playing the double bass in many famous orchestras and ensembles all over the world with great conductors, composers and soloists. His accomplishments as a double bass player and concert artist could fill several pages. As Benjamin Britten was quoted as saying: "He has proved himself t...
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Title:Have Bass, Will Travel!: Seventy Years on the Concert Platform, An AutobiographyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:314 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.66 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.66 inPublished:February 26, 2016Publisher:Robert MeyerLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1988186528

ISBN - 13:9781988186528

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