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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This single location in Queensland: Be bottesnii first to add this to a list. 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 bottesiini and more quiet atmosphere to composition, to which he felt himself irresistibly attracted Towards the end of Pietro Bottesini heard that at the Musical Conservatoire of Milan there were two free scholarships open competition, one for the fagotto serpent the other for the double-bass, asked his son which of the two he would prefer to compete for.

To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. Comments and reviews What are comments? 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: 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.

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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. Subjects Double bass music Double basses 2 — Scores.

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The finale, a Polacca, is a rousing and lively piece with a rhythmic and driving accompaniment, mostly in double stops, against a fun and jaunty melody. Profile Pictures photos. Bottesini ; [edited by Rodney Slatford].

Are these great pieces? However, with two great players, all three duets have something to offer players and audiences alike.

Although the music is primarily soloist and accompanist, two players of equal abilities are needed to match the virtuosic workout that Bottesini demands.

Lists What are lists? Our boy decided for the latter – not indeed because the mastodontic proportions of the instrument had any peculiar attractions for him, but for the simple reason that he had already acquired a certain knowledge of the graj of stringed instruments” while under the tuition of his uncle Cogliati. David Heyes [9 June ].

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Uniform Title Grande duetto, no. The movement ends with a dramatic and exciting passage, mostly in thirds and with a driving triplet figure, which pushes through to the very end and a successful and rousing climax. Luigi Rossi transcribed many violin studies by Polledro, Spohr, Libon and Mayseder for double bass duet, adding an accompaniment below the original, which he obviously used in his class to develop bkttesini technical and ensemble skills.


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 gdan the time, which he combined with some of the most advanced double botesini virtuosity.

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Tags What are tags? His great friend, Alfredo Piatti bottesiini, the eminent Italian cellist who was a classmate at the conservatoire, stated that after his three years of study Bottesini never played better, but only gained experience. Other Creators Slatford, Rodney. The wretched boy had had in all, four lessons of Rossi! Luigi Rossi, professor of double-bass at the Conservatoire, who offered in the meantime to give him some further notions of the instrument. Email or Phone Password Forgot account?

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Open to the public. A week before the day fixed for the competition he proceeded with his father to Milan, and was presented to M. This single duett in All: Public Private login e.

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