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  • Bongos?

    Does the percussion library have bongos? Maybe they are under a different name?

  • Hi

    There are several  "Concert Toms" and they sound close to Bongos.

    But I must say that I'm not a percussionist...

    Beat Kaufmann


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  •  But your name is Beat!


  • "An orchestra without bongos is like an orchestra without a soul"

    -Ludwig Van Beethoven


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    @William said:

     But your name is Beat!

    [:D] Yes! [:D]

    But even if it seems to be a nick name - it is my  real one.

    Original "Beatus" (Lat. "The Lucky Man) you can find in the German- and Italian- language area.

    Beat, Beate (female) Beato

    best

    B E A T U S [H]


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    @Guy said:

    "An orchestra without bongos is like an orchestra without a soul"

    -Ludwig Van Beethoven

    I'm gonna tell some of my college peers that one tomorrow and see how many of them believe it. Aw hell, I already know the (depressing) answer...


  •  No, Robert, I've also heard that quote.  Also, a bongo obbligato (notated in his scores Bongligato) occurs in all the late string quartets though they were censored by the Vatican.


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    @William said:

     No, Robert, I've also heard that quote.  Also, a bongo obbligato (notated in his scores Bongligato) occurs in all the late string quartets though they were censored by the Vatican.

    Love it! 

    But a fact.


  • What few people know, excepts perhaps for knowledgeable people like William, is that after Beethoven's death they found sketches of a 4 part bongo fugue intended for the finale of a 10th symphony. No doubt this would of been the greatest piece ever written!


  • That sounds a bit fugue-ing far-fetched to me!

    There was a draft of a finale though - the tempo indication was Allegro Fornicato