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Time for Three pleases WV Symphony crowd / West Virginia Gazette-Mail review

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When Time for Three, violinists Zachary De Pue and Nicholas Kendall and double bassist Ranaan Meyer, burst on the scene in the early 2000's, it was an outlandish concept. The two violins, set high in the range, are separated sonically from the rumbling depths of the double bass' range. String ensembles have tended to have the cello and/or viola included to bridge that gap. Except the bass, with its long strings, can reach very high notes. That high sound is sort of like a cello, but hollower and darker. Meyer spent much of his time exploring that high range strikingly in the ensemble's pleasing concert with the West Virginia Symphony, Saturday night at the Clay Center. The concert was the final pops concert of the orchestra's current season.

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