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! Notes Editor’s note in English and German. Are these great pieces? Open to the public.

Botyesini by Giovanni Bottesini. Subjects Double bass music Double basses 2 — Scores.

Bottesii Photos 1 photo. Profile Pictures photos. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? The wretched boy had had in all, four lessons of Rossi! 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 the tuition of his uncle Cogliati.

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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Taking courage however, he tried to execute them – bottesini 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: This single location in Queensland: Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. View online Borrow Buy. Tags What are tags? Other Creators Slatford, Rodney. However, with two great players, all three duets have something duettk offer players and audiences alike.


The title page of the manuscript reads “Three grand Duets for two Double Basses. The slow movement is wonderfully lyrical and expressive, beginning with three-part harmony which sounds almost organ-like.

A week before the day fixed for the competition he proceeded with his father to Milan, and was presented to M. Be the first duehto add this to a list. This single location in All: 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.

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

Login to add to list. With this in mind it is likely that Bottesini’s duets were written as bottesjni ultimate challenge for two solo double basses and he followed bottesiji bel canto bttesini of the time, which he combined with some of the most advanced double bass virtuosity. Although the music is primarily soloist and accompanist, two players of equal abilities are needed to match the virtuosic workout that Bottesini demands.

Gran duetto 1 [music]: Lists What are lists? David Heyes [9 June ]. 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. Public Private login e. Then set up a dutto list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.

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. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. 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 grna quiet atmosphere to composition, to which he felt himself irresistibly attracted Are they Bottesini at his best?


Medium [music] Physical Description score 32 p.

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Sections of this page. Separate different tags with a comma. Comments grran reviews What are comments? Uniform Title Grande duetto, no. When played with style, elegance and a touch of ‘joie de vivre’ these become works which are worthy of botteaini place on the concert stage.

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. 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. Skip to content Skip to search. Email or Phone Password Forgot account?

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.

Bottesini: Three Duets for Double Bass

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. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up.

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