Giovanni Bottesini, Andrew Litton, English Chamber Orchestra – Bottesini: Vol. 1 – Gran Duo Concertante and Other Works – Music.

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The piece was premiered by Bottesini and Luigi Negria former classmate of the composer.

As to influences, there is definitely something of the opera of the time about Bottesini’s music. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade concdrtante in, give it a second life. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. While double concertos were generally composed for different instruments, Bottesini did not seem to consider the questionable practicality of a piece that requires two very talented double bassists.

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Much better than the duoo Bottesini works.

Gran Duo Concertante – Wikipedia

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Gran Duo Concertante

Some of the tricks and quirks and technical properties would hold some interest for double bass players or specialists, I imagine, but that’s about it. Thus the Gran Duo Concertante an arrangement, byt the way, by his contemporary Sivori Bottesini’s concerto for two double basses.

I mention this because this disc makes it abundantly clear that Bottesini’s music would hardly have survived at all were it not for the scarcity of romantic double bass music in general. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Maybe those who put higher value on Bottesini may direct me to something of his that is more worthwhile?

The string piece non-solo bass isn’t that great. Terms and conditions apply. December Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Sivori’s version is that most commonly heard today, although his contribution is rarely acknowledged and even most bassists are unaware of the piece’s original instrumentation. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. See offer for details.

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Furtok is the other. English Chamber Orchestra Orchestra: Maybe my negative opinion partially due to my concerhante firm conviction that the double bass, as the bassoon, trumpet btotesini tuba, doesn’t lend itself very well to a solo role even if creates wonderful textures in ensemble or orchestral music; but then again that conviction would have been reached exactly on the evidence of discs or works like this one.


Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Overall, then, even though performances are certainly more than adequate despite some minor nitpicks mentioned aboveI gottesini recommend this disc to anyone but ardent specialists. Turn on 1-Click ordering for this browser. The Gran Duo Concertante is a single, sprawling movement and usually lasts around 15 minutes if played up to tempobut this estimate can vary greatly due to the artists’ interpretation of the music.

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