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Elegy (Bottesini, Giovanni) – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music
After this he made frequent visits to England, and his extraordinary command of his unwieldy instrument gained him great popularity in London and the provinces.
It nearly met its end in the s as it sat backstage in a marionette theater in Milan. In and he conducted in Palermo, supervising the production of his opera Marion Delorme inand in in Barcelona. In he made his first appearance in England, playing double bass solos at one of the Musical Union concerts. On leaving Milan, he spent some time in America and also occupied the position of principal double-bass in the Italian opera at Havana, where he later became director.
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Bottesini was widely acclaimed, and his virtuosic skill in the bass paralleled that of Paganini himself on the violin. Retrieved from ” https: Shortly before his death, in he was appointed director of Parma Conservatory on Verdi’s recommendation.
When conducting opera, Bottesini would frequently bring his double bass on stage during the intermission to play fantasies on the evening’s opera. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The Testore bass was later converted back to a four-stringed instrument, and then to a three. Views Read Edit View history.
Eelegia bass was said to be a unique instrument with a remarkable sound. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It was built by Carlo Antonio Testore in This style was previously used solely by violinists, violists and cellists.
Bottesini died in Parma on 7 July He also wrote The Garden of Oliveta devotional oratorio libretto by Joseph Bennettwhich was produced at the Norwich festival ineleven string quartets, a quintet for string quartet and double bass, and elegla works for the double bass, including two concertos for solo double bass, the Gran Duo Concertante originally for two double basses, Passione Amorosa for two double basses, and numerous pieces for double bass and piano.
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He prepared a successful audition for the double bass scholarship in a matter of weeks. His solo works remain standard repertoire for accomplished double bassists to this day. Biography portal Classical music portal. List of compositions by Giovanni Bottesini. Only two positions were available: Because of the contributions of Bottesini along with those of Sperger and Dragonetti to bass technique, many have come to view the double bass as a diverse bottesin versatile instrument. Giovanni Bottesini 22 December — 7 Julywas an Italian Romantic composer, conductor, and a double bass virtuoso.
Most notably there are many virtuoso bass players who draw inspiration from the early renaissance of the double bass. At the conservatory, he studied with Luigi Rossi, to whom he would later dedicate his Tre grandi duetti per contrabasso. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.
Elegy (Bottesini, Giovanni)
His fantasies on Lucia di LammermoorI puritani and Beatrice di Tenda are virtuosic tours de force that are still popular with those who are highly accomplished on the instrument. His father sought a place for him in the Milan Conservatorybut due to the Bottesini family’s lack of money, Bottesini needed a scholarship.
Bottesini was also one of the first performers to adopt the French-style bow grip for the double bass. This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat Born in Crema, Lombardyhe was taught the rudiments of music by his father, an accomplished clarinetist and composer, at a young age and had played timpani in Crema with the Teatro Sociale before the age of eleven.
He studied violin with Carlo Cogliati, and probably would have continued on this instrument except for a unique turn of events.
Eventually, it was changed back to a four-string configuration and is now in the possession of a private collector in Japan. Here his first opera, Cristoforo Colombowas produced in This money financed the acquisition of an instrument of Carlo Giuseppe Testoreand a globe-trotting career as “the Paganini of the Double Bass” was launched. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Giovanni Bottesini.
Bottesini wrote three operas besides those previously mentioned: During these years bottdsini diversified the toils of conducting by repeated concert tours through Europe. The instrument was owned by several unknown bass players.
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