BASS2016 PRAGUE

EXHIBITORS

B A S S 2 0 1 6   P R A G U E
Sept. 20-25, 2016

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Thomastik-Infeld

C O M P A N Y
Thomastik-Infeld
W E B S I T E
www.thomastik-infeld.com
E M A I L
info@thomastik-infeld.com
C E L L
+43 1 5451262

D E S C R I P T I O N
Thomastik-Infeld: Vienna Handmade Strings since 1919! The combination of craftsmanship, high tech and a highly qualified team is the secret of our success.

PLATINUM

Pirastro

C O M P A N Y
Pirastro
W E B S I T E
www.pirastro.com
E M A I L
amzierach@pirastro.com
C E L L
+49 69 8400900

D E S C R I P T I O N
Manufacturer of music strings made of gut, synthetics and steel as well as accessories such as rosin.

D'Addario Strings

C O M P A N Y
D'Addario Strings
W E B S I T E
www.orchestral.daddario.com
E M A I L
cr-bowed@daddario.com
C E L L
+1 631 4393275

D E S C R I P T I O N
Play True, Play D'Addario! D'Addario is a manufacturer of the finest in strings for violin, viola, cello, and upright bass.

Bassico

C O M P A N Y
Bassico
W E B S I T E
www.bassico.eu
E M A I L
stefan@bassico.eu
C E L L
+49 89 381518071

D E S C R I P T I O N
At Bassico you’ll find everything you need to make the most out of your double bass playing. Our aim: good products at a reasonable price.

GOLD

Jakob Motter

C O M P A N Y
Jakob Motter
W E B S I T E
www.jmotter.de
E M A I L
info@jmotter.de
C E L L
+49 30 32536800

D E S C R I P T I O N
Resonant, powerful, clearly distuinguished basses.

Upton Bass

C O M P A N Y
Upton Bass
W E B S I T E
www.uptonbass.com
E M A I L
sales@uptonbass.com
C E L L
+1 860 535-9399

D E S C R I P T I O N
We made the finest double basses around! Every Upton bass is hand built in Mystic, Connecticut USA by a small group of devoted craftsmen. Buying a custom Upton double bass is a very special process which we are honored to help you with. From wood selection to final setup, each bass is built with you and your music in mind.

Grünert

C O M P A N Y
Grünert
W E B S I T E
www.gruenert.com
E M A I L
info@gruenert.com
C E L L
+49 8856 92180

D E S C R I P T I O N
The company was founded by Erich Grünert in 1956 in Zwota, a small town in Saxonia with a long tradition of instrument building. In 1970 the company moved to Penzberg, into their own workshop. After Erich Grünert's death his son Horst Grünert carried on the business. For more than 25 years Horst Grünert is assisted by Wolfgang Suldinger.

Robertson & Sons Violin Shop

C O M P A N Y
Robertson & Sons Violin Shop
W E B S I T E
www.robertsonviolins.com
E M A I L
aaron@robertsonvolins.com
C E L L
+1 505 8892999

D E S C R I P T I O N
Sell, Repair and Rent String Bowed Instruments.

SILVER

Pöllmann

C O M P A N Y
Pöllmann
W E B S I T E
www.poellmann-contrabass.de
E M A I L
info@poellmann-contrabass.de
C E L L
+49 8639 449

D E S C R I P T I O N
Der Name Pöllmann ist mit der Geschichte des Contrabassbaues seit anno 1888 untrennbar verbunden. Unsere Meisterinstrumente entstehen aus über Generationen abgelagerten bestem Tonholz. Durch den stetigen Kauf von Hölzern, über vier Generationen, verfügen wir über Tonhölzer der verschiedensten Arten, (Fichte, Ahorn, Nussbaum, Pappel, Weide….) ganze Böden- und Hölzer die über 200 Jahre alt sind.

F. Günter Hoyer

C O M P A N Y
F. Günter Hoyer
W E B S I T E
http://www.hoyer-bogen.de
E M A I L
matthias-hoyer@t-online.de
C E L L
+49 37422 2330

D E S C R I P T I O N
Hand- crafted master- bows from the oldest bowmaker- family of Germany. Your specialist for double bass- bows.

stefan johann krattenmacher

C O M P A N Y
stefan johann krattenmacher
W E B S I T E
www.krattenmacher.com
E M A I L
stefan@krattenmacher.com
C E L L
+49 7822 3005070

D E S C R I P T I O N
Maker and restorer of fine stringed instruments.

Charton Luthier

C O M P A N Y
Charton Luthier
W E B S I T E
www.charton-luthier.com
E M A I L
charton.luthier@gmail.com
C E L L
+33 1 43140316

D E S C R I P T I O N
Bass maker since 1982, I have won several gold medals in International competitions.

Resonanzio®

C O M P A N Y
Resonanzio®
W E B S I T E
www.resonanzio.com
E M A I L
contact@resonanzio.com
C E L L
+49 177 2358464

D E S C R I P T I O N
New sound podiums for musicians, developed by acoustic experts, musicians and design carpenters for concert halls, churches and other venues.

Björn Stoll

C O M P A N Y
Björn Stoll
W E B S I T E
www.stoll-kontrabass.de
E M A I L
info@stoll-kontrabass.de
C E L L
+49 37 4227172

D E S C R I P T I O N
Size and setup are always tailored to your individual wishes, and your satisfaction is at all times the measure of my work. By cultivating exchanges with musicians and fellow instrument makers, I have been able to develop a succession of new models and innovative ideas. And also after your purchase, I remain your competent partner for all questions concerning your instrument.

Bernd & Michael Dölling

C O M P A N Y
Bernd & Michael Dölling
W E B S I T E
www.doellingbogen.de
E M A I L
info@doellingbogen.de
C E L L
+49 37422 46505

D E S C R I P T I O N
At the Wernitzgrün workshop bows of highest quality are traditionally manufactured by hand out of Pernambuco. Dölling bows are manufactured after famous French bow-makers, such as Tourte, Voirin and Sartory, as well as Knopf and Bausch. Baroque bows are a complementary production line, made of snakewood. We love to follow the individual wishes of different fitting and furnishing.

Richard Gonon

C O M P A N Y
Richard Gonon
W E B S I T E
www.richard-gonon.fr
E M A I L
gononrichard@gmail.com
C E L L
+33 66 3923621

D E S C R I P T I O N
French fine double bass maker.

Kontrabasspunkt Viersen

C O M P A N Y
Kontrabasspunkt Viersen
W E B S I T E
www.kontrabasspunkt.de
E M A I L
info@vektor-bass.de
C E L L
+49 2162 53309

D E S C R I P T I O N
Full Service Double Bass Shop, Purchase & Sale of Old Basses, Bows, Restoration & Sound Improvement

Martin Penning

C O M P A N Y
Martin Penning
W E B S I T E
www.mpenning-luthier.co.uk
E M A I L
info@mpenning-luthier.co.uk
C E L L
+44 7810 890108

D E S C R I P T I O N
My work is inspired by the Golden age of violin making - the Venetian and Cremonese makers of the 17th and 18th Century and the Great London School of Double Bass making during the 1800s. I am keen to bring this classical approach to my work but also want to make new models to suit the needs of the modern player.

Strunal Schönbach

C O M P A N Y
Strunal Schönbach
W E B S I T E
www.strunal.cz
E M A I L
sales@strunal.cz
C E L L
+420 - 354 477 111

D E S C R I P T I O N
Strunal Schönbach is a producer of stringed instruments. Violins/Viola, Cello, Double Bass + Guitars.

Pal Molnar

C O M P A N Y
Pal Molnar
W E B S I T E
www.anima-nova.de
E M A I L
molnar@anima-nova.de
C E L L
+49 7222 34278

D E S C R I P T I O N
Anima Nova is the first height-adjustable sound post made out of carbon, which optimizes the sound.

Oskar Kappelmeyer Geigenbau

C O M P A N Y
Oskar Kappelmeyer Geigenbau
W E B S I T E
www.oskarkappelmeyer.de
E M A I L
Kappelmeyer-Geigenbau@t-online.de
C E L L
+49 851 33196

D E S C R I P T I O N
Maker of fine Double basses and violones. Nice viennise basscopies

PetzKolophonium Vienna e.U.

C O M P A N Y
PetzKolophonium Vienna e.U.
W E B S I T E
petzrosin.com
E M A I L
petz@petzkolophonium.com
C E L L
+43 1 8892047

D E S C R I P T I O N
Distributor for REALIST PickUps and Moser Patent Mechanics. Wholesale for bowed instruments and accessories

Resopod

C O M P A N Y
Resopod
W E B S I T E
www.resopod.com
E M A I L
mail@resopod.com
C E L L
+49 179 5332958

D E S C R I P T I O N
Acoustic stage floor, wall and ceiling systems for sound enhancement and tactile feedback.

BRONZE

Andrew Pitts Double Basses

C O M P A N Y
Andrew Pitts Double Basses
W E B S I T E
www.doublebass.eu
E M A I L
pittsbass@gmail.com
C E L L
+420 775 294971

D E S C R I P T I O N
Maker and Restorer of Fine Double Basses

Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag

C O M P A N Y
Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag
W E B S I T E
www.hofmeister-musikverlag.com
E M A I L
clement@hofmeister-musikverlag.com
C E L L
+49 0341 9600750

D E S C R I P T I O N
The publihsing house Friedrich Hofmeister, founded in 1807, is very well-known for sheet music for double bass. The program includes music for beginners as well as for professionals. We are the original publisher for the famous concertos of Sperger, Vanhal, Dittersdorf or Hoffmeister. Of course you will find many other classical composers and contemporary composers.

Cristiano Scipioni

C O M P A N Y
Cristiano Scipioni
W E B S I T E
www.scipionicristiano.com
E M A I L
scipiocb@libero.it
C E L L
+39 338 2691758

D E S C R I P T I O N
Fine italian hand made intruments

H. R. PFRETZSCHNER

C O M P A N Y
H. R. PFRETZSCHNER
W E B S I T E
www.hrpfretzschner.de
E M A I L
info@hrpfretzschner.de
C E L L
+49 179 6196701

D E S C R I P T I O N
The traditional German quality bowmakers since 1880.

New Harmony Music

C O M P A N Y
New Harmony Music
W E B S I T E
www.newharmonymusic.com
E M A I L
orders@newharmonymusic.com
C E L L
+1 505 2946616

D E S C R I P T I O N
We build innovative accessories for orchestral string instruments. Our products are used by not only students and amateur musicians, but also professional musicians all over the world. The Luthiers choice for custom carbon fiber spikes, wolf tone eliminators, bridge adjusters, bass wheels, tail guts, and so much more. Hear the difference our products make!

Alfred Jahn GmbH & Co. KG

C O M P A N Y
Alfred Jahn GmbH & Co. KG
W E B S I T E
https://www.pianoteile.com
E M A I L
contact@jahn-pianoteile.de
C E L L
+49 9560 98120

D E S C R I P T I O N
Parts, tools, accessories, transport systems, piano banks and lamps, climate control systems, enhancing acoustic devices and more for pianos, grand pianos and historical instruments.

Rudolph Fiedler

C O M P A N Y
Rudolph Fiedler
W E B S I T E

E M A I L
jiri.povolny.cz@gmail.com
C E L L
+49 175 2942034

D E S C R I P T I O N
Bass maker.

Herman David

C O M P A N Y
Herman David
W E B S I T E
www.dbassbow.com
E M A I L
dherman@centrum.cz
C E L L
+420 603 830790

D E S C R I P T I O N
Double bass and historical bows.

Atelier Luca Pardini

C O M P A N Y
Atelier Luca Pardini
W E B S I T E
www.ilcontrabbasso.ch
E M A I L
atelier@ilcontrabbasso.ch
C E L L
+41 0 762729038

D E S C R I P T I O N
Kontrabässe nach der klassischen italienischen Geigenbauschule aus Cremona 17. jhd. gebaut.

Frank Dittrich

C O M P A N Y
Frank Dittrich
W E B S I T E
www.dittrich-instrumente.de
E M A I L
info@dittrich-instrumente.de
C E L L
+49 3771 2766147

D E S C R I P T I O N
Crafted basses - customize - repair: Adaption and innovation, old values and new ideas – a blend that has stood the test of time in the art of making musical instruments, because it guarantees the high quality workmanship which will provide every instrument with that magical sound.It is my desire to make the time you spend with your instrument as pleasurable as possible.

Michael Bornhak

C O M P A N Y
Michael Bornhak
W E B S I T E
www.bornhak.de
E M A I L
bass@bornhak.de
C E L L
0049 07681 4979888

D E S C R I P T I O N
Individual, handmade double basses - instruments, repairing, restoration, sound improvement.

Štefan Poliačik

C O M P A N Y
Štefan Poliačik
W E B S I T E
www.flamemaple.sk
E M A I L
stefan.poliacik@gmail.com
C E L L
+421 905 704382

D E S C R I P T I O N
Tonewood supplier

Geigenbau Stegmüller

C O M P A N Y
Geigenbau Stegmüller
W E B S I T E
www.violinsstegmueller.com
E M A I L
wjstegmueller@gmx.de
C E L L
+49 170 2169867

D E S C R I P T I O N
We manufacture handmade conical string instruments according to our own patented method. Since our method has not been licensed to anyone, these original conical string instruments are only available from Wolfgang Stegmüller & Wolfgang Johann Stegmüller.

SONORES

C O M P A N Y
SONORES
W E B S I T E

E M A I L
sonores@gmx.de
C E L L
+49 30 93028796

D E S C R I P T I O N
Custom made gut strings for double bass: Normal-/solo-/5th- tuning/special tunings Soundwise optimised fittings like tailpieces and endpins EHRLUND pickups and microphones for db

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