Episode #22

'God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen'

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Monday, December 22, 2014

Basse de violon (Unknown artist)

For the 22nd day of Q2 Music's inaugural Advent Calendar, bassist and early-music aficionado Doug Balliett (of The Brothers Balliett) offers this palindromic crab cannon, a classic take on God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen for three reversed violones – a direct ancestor of the double bass from the Baroque period.

Visit Q2 Music's 2014 Advent Calendar every day in December through Christmas Eve to download a free holiday-themed musical nugget from the Q2 community.


Doug Balliett

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