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... and if someone would ask me ?! ,
I don‘t really know how to play the bass,
I’m just trying to convey my ideas …
GUY DAVID TUNEH
dedicates his work to challenging the traditional role of the
approaching the double bass literature from a new direction these goals are achieved by performing
music which until now was considered impossible to perform on
Sonata K. 301
guy tuneh set a landmark in double bass performing - to be the first bass player to ever perform an untranscribed version of the Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations in concert, achieving a higher standard of technical and artistic level and to be the first Bass Solist To ever perform an un-transcribed version of the Elgar cello concerto and Villa Lobos Fantasia for Cello on bass in concert
Guy Tuneh is the first Bass-Solist to ever perform an un-transcribed version of the Elgar cello concerto and Villa Lobos Fantasia for Cello on bass in concert and to be the first Bass-solist to perform first time ever an un-transcribed version of the both Beethoven F and G Violin Romances on double bass in concert, Paganini's Cantabile in D, Capriccio Nr. 9 as an un transcribed version and an un-transcribed version of Mozarts Rondo C-Major for Violin, Sonata K. 301 for Violin in G & Mahlers Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen for low voice on double bass as well
Capriccio Nr. 9
Romance in G
Elgar Cello Concerto
Rondo C - Major
Guy D. Tuneh has set a personal goal to combine passion, personality, character, and unique technique, in his approach to music performance. Aiming at winning over wide and diverse audiences, he constantly seeks new challenges. Coming from a deep and intense personal involvement, his performances attempt to deliver strong messages to the audience and result in intense, captivating, and awe-inspiring experiences.
"... particularly impressive with his astonishing virtuosity on this instrument,
often taking breathtaking tempos, this cast was already unusual,
the sound foundation of an orchestra
now in solo roles, but the performance was quite phenomenal …”
has been studying in Germany & Switzerland and performing internationally, Guy David Tuneh has been active as a solo performer and chamber musician, his performances including compositions on the double bass, which were not written for this instrument.
Guy Tuneh's orchestra performances included engagements as a principal bassist with Ensemble Les Dissonances, Ensemble Modern & The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (Winner of ECHO–Klassik AWARD 2006 & ECHO-Klassik AWARD 2007).
The FAZ describes bassist Guy Tuneh for his intense musical involvement and his performances, in which he combines virtuosity and musicality.
Guy Tuneh participated at festivals such as the
"Verbier Festival", "Festival di Musica d'Insieme di Sessa Aurunca",
"Fètes musicales en Touraine", "Busan Maru International Music Festival",
"Gumi International Music Festival", "Gimhae International Music Festival"
and the "Internationales Bodenseefestival".
As a Soloist and as a chamber musician, Guy Tuneh has performed to great acclaim
has participated in Solo and chamber music performances recorded by various broadcasting services (ORF, SWR , IPBC, KBS).
Guy D. Tuneh maintains an active double bass teaching career
(Berlin State Conservatory)
giving master classes world wide
(israel, usa, korea, japan, germany, france).
Guy David Tuneh’s performances as a solo performer and chamber musician included collaborations with Vesselina Kasarova, Rainer Kussmaul, Heinz Holliger, Thomasz Tomaszewski, Ensemble-Modern, Miloslav Gajdos, The Berlin Chamber Orchestra, Kammersolisten der Deutschen Oper Berlin, the „Transylvania” State Philharmonic Orchestra, Schiller, U2, Danial Barenboim, Elliott Carter and other distinguished musicians.
, but also
the human spirit
we heard the double bass
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