A Virtual Double Bass is the largest and lowest of string instruments you can play online. The physical instrument has a hollow wooden body with a vertical neck, and it is often made of Maple or Ebony. It is similar in structure and appearance to a violin but three times larger. Besides Double Bass, it has had other names, including Upright Bass or Acoustic Bass. The Bass is played using a bow, a technique called arco, or by plucking the strings with the fingers, a method known as pizzicato. The Double Bass is a permanent feature of any symphony orchestra, but it's also a prominent sound in other musical genres, including jazz, folk and rock music. The Bass is regularly used to provide a baseline or a consistent musical foundation in a piece of music with many layers. You can now experience playing the Double Bass online with the Virtual Double Bass.
While the Double Bass is renowned for its resonance or deep vibration, it can be connected to an amplifier or speaker to make the sound louder; a technique often used in pop and rock music.
There are also two types of bows, the French and the German, generally distinguishable by their length.
Learn to play the Double Bass in less than one minute, anywhere, anytime. You can use your computer, tablet or even mobile device.
Anyone can experience Double Bass through Virtual Piano. You don’t need to be able to read music or to have played Double Bass before. Virtual Piano music sheets contain letters that correspond to the keys from a QWERTY keyboard. So it’s quick and simple to pick up. You can enjoy playing the Upright Bass instantly - anywhere, anytime.