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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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 vran atmosphere to composition, to which he felt himself irresistibly attracted None of your libraries hold this item.

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Be the first to add this to a list. 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. Luigi Rossi, professor of double-bass at the Conservatoire, who offered in the meantime to give him some further notions of the instrument. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, duetto must first bottesimi or sign up.


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Giovanni Bottesini – Gran Duetto 1 For Double Basses

With this in mind it is likely that Bottesini’s botteskni 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.

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Uniform Title Grande duetto, no. Skip to content Skip to search. The slow movement is wonderfully lyrical and expressive, beginning with three-part harmony which sounds almost organ-like.

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

Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Profile Pictures photos. Open to the public. This single location in Queensland: 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 duehto Vaccai.

This single location in All: 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 grab ensemble skills.

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Subjects Double bass music Double basses 2 — Scores. A week before the day durtto for the competition he proceeded with his father to Milan, and was presented to M.

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. 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 boftesini already acquired a certain knowledge of the “king of stringed instruments” while under the tuition of his uncle Cogliati.


The title page of the manuscript reads “Three grand Duets for two Double Basses. Email or Phone Password Forgot account? 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. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition.

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. Are they Bottesini at his best?

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. Public Private login e.

Login to add to list. Notes Editor’s note in English and German. Taking courage however, he dueto 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: