Giovanni Bottesini, Andrew Litton, English Chamber Orchestra – Bottesini: Vol. 1 – Gran Duo Concertante and Other Works – Music.
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Showing of 2 reviews. See All Buying Concedtante. 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. The other pieces are great and the orchestra provides a very good accompaniment.
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bottesuni 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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Articles lacking sources from December All articles lacking sources All stub articles. Turn on 1-Click ordering for this browser. All Discs are inspected and guaranteed. December Learn how and when to remove this template message. Maybe those who put higher value on Bottesini may direct me to something of his that is more worthwhile? The Gran Duo Concertante for two double basses and orchestra was composed by the Italian double bass virtuoso Giovanni Bottesini in Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
Furtok is the other. Thus the Gran Duo Concertante an arrangement, byt the way, by his contemporary Sivori Bottesini’s concerto for two double basses. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Views Read Edit View history. While Bottesini sounds like as if he is about to say something at certain points, he never does, and the whole work is a pretty anonymous affair.
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. This is one of only 2 recordings that I can recommend. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Price.
Giovanni Bottesini has retained a toehold in the repertoire for his virtuoso music for double-bass, whereas his other music operas etc has virtually disappeared.
English Chamber Orchestra Conductor: The Gran Concerto, on the other hand, brushes up against some higher levels of invention at times; the work is slightly more musically complex than its partners on the disc, but is still generally direct and simple, accessible and tuneful.
Gran Duo Concertante (Bottesini, Giovanni)
This CD and the Furtok’s are great performances of this fantastic concerto. This page was last edited on botresini Decemberat This article about a concerto is a stub.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Terms and conditions apply. This article does not cite any sources. Write a customer review. It is not helped by Thomas Martin’s playing which is, though technically impressive, a little too weak-toned and with too little virtuoso swagger tran it.
The piece was premiered by Bottesini and Luigi Negria former classmate of the composer.
Gran Duo Concertante – Wikipedia
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