History of the Endpin

“The Evolution of the Cello Endpin and Its Effect on Technique and Repertoire”

Check out the above doctoral dissertation written by William Braun (advised by Gregory Beaver) containing lots of interesting information for endpin nerds, or the entertaining article about bass endpin history below:

“The Straight Dope on Angled Endpins” — history of the double bass endpin

All about endpins — Overview

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