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

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It is very rare to hear the f minor concerto at all.

Gran Duo Concertante (Bottesini, Giovanni)

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See offer concertane details. The Gran Duo Concertante for two double basses and orchestra was composed by the Italian double bass virtuoso Giovanni Bottesini in There’s a problem loading this menu right now. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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Thus the Gran Duo Concertante an arrangement, byt the way, by his contemporary Sivori Bottesini’s concerto for two double basses. This article about a concerto is a stub. Sivori’s version is that most commonly heard today, although his contribution is rarely acknowledged and even most bassists are unaware of the piece’s original instrumentation. The Andante sostenuto is a predictable but effective enough interlude.


But despite some rather fine passages the overall impression is on the negative side. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Price.

English Choose a language for shopping. Bottesini also wrote another concerto for two double basses entitled “Gran Duo Passione Amorosa” in a more traditional, bottsini format. Write a customer review.

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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. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. English Chamber Orchestra Conductor: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat This CD and the Furtok’s are great performances of this fantastic concerto.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Turn on 1-Click ordering for this browser. Negri was a student of Luigi Rossi at the Milan Conservatory at the same time as his more well-known colleague.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Overall, then, even though performances are certainly more than adequate despite some minor nitpicks mentioned aboveI cannot recommend this disc to anyone but ardent specialists. Furtok is the other.


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 dyo. Stay away from Badila’s recording unless all you want to hear is fast playing with no true Bottesini interpretation.

The other pieces are great and the orchestra provides a very good accompaniment. All dispatched with 1 – 3 working days from the UK.

In my opinion, one of the best bass concertos of all. This article does not cite any sources. 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. 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.

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