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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However, with two great players, all three duets have something to offer players and audiences alike. Are these great pieces? 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 composition, to which he felt himself irresistibly attracted Uniform Title Grande duetto, no.

With this in mind it is likely that Bottesini’s duets were written as the ultimate challenge for two vuetto double basses and he followed the bel canto tradition of the time, which he combined with some of the most advanced double bass virtuosity. Timeline Photos 1 photo. Separate different tags with a comma. Profile Pictures photos. Subjects Double bass music Double basses 2 — Scores.

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Cover Photos photos. The slow movement is wonderfully lyrical and expressive, beginning with three-part harmony which sounds almost organ-like.

Bottesini remained at the Conservatoire untilstudying the double-bass under his professor Luigi Rossi, attending at the same time to composition under the guidance of professors Piantanida and Ray, of the famous Basily, and the no less celebrated composer Vaccai. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Although the music is primarily soloist and accompanist, two players of equal abilities are needed to match the virtuosic workout that Bottesini demands.


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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. This single location in Queensland: Luigi Rossi, professor of double-bass at the Conservatoire, who offered in the meantime to give him some further notions of the instrument.

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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 “king of stringed instruments” while under euetto tuition of his uncle Cogliati.

They deserve to be performed and recorded and, for a teenage composer, they are remarkable works indeed! Login to add to list.

Giovanni Bottesini – Gran Duetto 1 For Double Basses

Towards the end of Pietro Bottesini heard that at durtto 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. His great friend, Alfredo Piattithe eminent Italian cellist who was a classmate at the conservatoire, stated that after gtan three years of study Bottesini never played better, but only gained experience.

Gran duetto 1 [music]: Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Other Creators Slatford, Rodney. Check copyright status Cite this Title Gran duetto 1: The title page of the manuscript reads “Three grand Duets for two Double Basses. Medium [music] Physical Description score bottesink p.

Gran Duetto No.3 for 2 Double Basses (Bottesini, Giovanni)

None of your libraries hold this item. Bottesini ; [edited by Rodney Slatford]. This single location in All: Notes Editor’s note in English and German. Are they Bottesini at his best? At the duwtto a few bars written off hand by the vice-censor Ray, were put before him, which at once brought on a cold perspiration.


Public Private login e. 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.

View online Borrow Buy. A week before the day fixed for the competition he proceeded with his father to Milan, and was presented to M. Email or Phone Password Forgot account? David Heyes [9 June ]. 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.

Skip to content Skip to search. 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. Possibly the inclusion of the repeats may be pushing it a little, but there is sufficient variety of musical ideas and technical challenges to keep an audience entertained and intrigued.

Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? 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 both technical and ensemble skills. Be the first to add this to a list. 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.

Composed by Giovanni Bottesini.