Tuesday, 8 June 2010

The Bassimer - an intriguing bass guitar/dulcimer hybrid


The Bassimer is a bass guitar/dulcimer hybrid designed and built by John Shelton. It has a 30" scale length and features a fretless low D and a two strings arranged as a paired course in the highest position. The tuning is D1, A1, D2, D2/D3. The paired string course also has its own sustainer, an EBow built into the body. It's probably easiest to let these videos do the talking!

Thanks to Buck for bringing this very interesting instrument to my attention.

G L Wilson

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