Edmond Gilmore: “Double Presto” from Bach’s Partita No. 1

We’ve posted plenty of bassists performing Bach, but this one takes the cake.

Edmond Gilmore displays unbelievably fluid technique as he plays along violinist Arthur Grumiaux on the “Double Presto” movement from Bach’s Partita No. 1 in B minor.

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  2. Wow. Absolutely stunning!

  3. that was great and that F-Bass sounds great too!

  4. Are you playing along to a violin track, or are you using a synth? if it’s a synth, that’s some amazing tracking.

  5. whoa. and like i said, whoa! put his fingers on ice after that one.

  6. *dumb stare on face*

  7. Technique impressive not that fond of the music

  8. This is a beautiful tribute to your mom. I’m sure she would be very proud.

  9. your shifting is downright seamless. gorgeous, great job.

  10. He looks like Robert Downey JR without a beard

  11. Wow…. I wish I had something more intelligent and eloquent to say to describe this performance, but I’m speechless for now