Bottesini – Gran Duetto No.2 for Two Double Bass – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. Sheet Music – £ – Giovanni Bottesini – Gran Duetto 1 For Double Basses. Giovanni Bottesini, born 22nd December , studied the violin, singing and tympani as a young. When, in , his father entered him for a scholarship at the.

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They deserve to be performed and recorded and, for a teenage composer, they are remarkable works indeed! At the examination a few bars written off hand by the vice-censor Ray, were put before him, which at once brought on a cold perspiration.

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Giovanni Bottesini was born on 22 December in Crema Lombardy into a musical family and his father, Pietro, a clarinettist and composer, encouraged his musical talent. Bottesini ; [edited by Rodney Slatford].

16) Giovanni Bottesini – Gran Duetto No.1 for 2 double basses

Medium [music] Physical Description score 32 p. Notes Editor’s note in English and German. He left the Conservatoire three years before the usual time, not so much because he thought himself sufficiently advanced in his instrument to begin to turn it to account, as to be able to devote himself in a freer and more quiet atmosphere to cuetto, to which he felt himself irresistibly attracted A week before the day fixed for the competition he proceeded with bottdsini father to Milan, and was presented to M.


When played with style, elegance and a touch of ‘joie de vivre’ these become works which are worthy of a place on the concert stage.

The slow movement is wonderfully lyrical and expressive, beginning with three-part harmony which sounds almost organ-like. Taking courage however, he tried to execute them – but perceiving at once that he was playing horribly out of tune for want of fingering, he stopped short, and turning to his judges, apostrophised them as follows: The finale, a Polacca, is ggran rousing and lively piece with a rhythmic and driving accompaniment, mostly in double stops, against a fun and jaunty melody.

In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first bortesini or sign up. The wretched boy had had in all, four lessons of Rossi! Check copyright status Cite this Title Gran duetto 1: Composed by Giovanni Bottesini. Although it is likely that Bottesini performed these works during his studies in Milan, there appears to be no documentation that they were ever performed publicly.

He was however proved to be more than accurate, becoming the greatest double bass soloist of the 19th-century, and travelling to every continent during a long and successful career.


Subjects Double bass music Double basses 2 — Scores. Comments and reviews What are comments? Are they Bottesini at his best? Tags What are tags? To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. David Heyes [9 June ]. View online Borrow Buy. Be dietto first to add this to a list.

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Are these great pieces? With this in mind it is likely that Bottesini’s duets were written as the ultimate challenge for two solo double basses and he followed the bel canto tradition of the time, which he combined with some of the most advanced double bass virtuosity.

Luigi Rossi, professor of double-bass at the Conservatoire, who offered in the meantime to give him dutto further notions of the instrument.

Although the music is primarily soloist and accompanist, two players of equal abilities are needed to match the virtuosic workout that Bottesini demands. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to bottesibi a tag for this edition.