Giovanni Bottesini, Andrew Litton, English Chamber Orchestra – Bottesini: Vol. 1 – Gran Duo Concertante and Other Works – Music.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This article does not cite any sources. In my opinion, one of the best bass concertos of all. Concertos for multiple instruments compositions Compositions for double bass Compositions by Giovanni Bottesini Concerto stubs.

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Thus the Gran Duo Concertante an arrangement, byt the grsn, by his contemporary Sivori Bottesini’s concerto for two double basses. The Andante sostenuto is a predictable but effective enough interlude. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

December Learn how and when to remove this template message. 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.

Showing of 2 reviews. This CD and the Furtok’s are botetsini performances of this fantastic concerto.

Gran Duo Concertante

This article about a concerto is a stub. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Terms and conditions apply. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat All dispatched with 1 – 3 working days from the UK. 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 about it.


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 bottesini in general.

Stay away from Badila’s recording unless all you want to hear is fast playing with no true Bottesini interpretation. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

The other pieces are great and the orchestra provides a very botfesini accompaniment. 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. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The Gran Duo Concertante for two double basses and orchestra was composed by the Italian double bass virtuoso Giovanni Bottesini in 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 concertant affair.

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As to influences, there is definitely something of the opera of the time about Bottesini’s music. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Audio CD, December 9, “Please retry”. The piece was premiered by Bottesini and Luigi Negria former classmate of the composer.


Furtok is the other. English Chamber Orchestra Orchestra: All Discs are inspected and guaranteed. The duetto with clarinet is starting to be seen on more and more recordings. Harsh words, and I admit that not everyone seems to agree, given that ASV’s series ran to four volumes and that this disc has later been reissued by Naxos.

This is one of only 2 recordings that I can recommend.

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Bottesini also wrote another concerto for two double basses entitled “Gran Duo Passione Amorosa” in a more traditional, three-movement format. Maybe those who put higher value on Bottesini may direct me to something of his that is more worthwhile? Please try again later. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.