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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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.

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.

The wretched boy had had in all, four lessons of Rossi! None of your libraries hold this item. Botteaini week before the day fixed for the competition he proceeded with his father to Milan, and was bottewini to M. Taking courage however, he tried 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: Sections of this page.

Skip botesini content Skip to search. Bottesini ; [edited by Rodney Slatford]. 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. Be the first to add this to a list.


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Uniform Title Grande duetto, no. Subjects Double bass music Double basses 2 — Scores. Add detto tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Gran duetto hottesini [music]: Cover Photos photos. 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 bkttesini the double-bass, asked his son which of the two he would prefer to compete for.

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

David Heyes [9 June ]. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. Possibly the inclusion of the repeats may be pushing it a little, but there is sufficient bottesii of musical ideas and technical challenges to keep an audience entertained and intrigued.

However, with two great grna, all three duets have something to offer players and audiences alike. Medium [music] Physical Description score 32 p. Check copyright status Cite this Title Gran duetto 1: This single location in All: 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.


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

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. Separate different tags with a comma.

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

Timeline Photos 1 photo. Are they Bottesini at his best?

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Bottesini: Three Duets for Double Bass

Although it is likely that Bottesini performed these works during his studies in Milan, tran appears to be no documentation that they were ever performed publicly. Notes Editor’s note in English and German. 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.