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In and he conducted in Palermo, supervising the production of his opera Marion Delorme inand in in Barcelona. He also wrote The Garden bottesino Olivethottesini devotional oratorio libretto by Joseph Bennettwhich was produced at the Norwich festival ineleven string quartets, a quintet for string quartet and double bass, and many 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.
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. At the conservatory, he studied with Luigi Rossi, to whom he would later dedicate his Tre grandi duetti per contrabasso.
bkttesini This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat Bottesini’s bass was said to be a unique instrument with a remarkable sound. Bottesini was widely acclaimed, and his virtuosic skill in the bass paralleled that of Paganini himself on the violin.
During these years he diversified the toils of conducting by repeated concert tours through Europe. It was built by Carlo Antonio Testore in The instrument was owned by several unknown bass players. His solo works remain standard repertoire for accomplished double bassists to this day.
BOTTESINI – Elegia
Bottesini purchased the Testore bottesiji for lire. 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. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. It nearly met its end in the s as it sat backstage in a marionette theater in Milan. Bottesini was also one of the first performers to adopt the French-style bow grip for the double bass.
BOTTESINI – Elegia – Vito – THE CLASSICAL DOUBLE BASS “Il Contrabbasso classico”
The Testore bass was later converted back to botteeini four-stringed instrument, and then to a three. In he made his first appearance in England, playing double bass solos at one of the Musical Union concerts.
He prepared a successful audition for the double bass scholarship in a matter of weeks. Biography portal Classical music portal.
List of compositions by Giovanni Bottesini. He studied violin with Carlo Cogliati, and probably would have continued on this instrument except for a unique turn of events. 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. Eventually, it was changed back to a four-string configuration and is now in the possession of a private collector in Japan.
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 and versatile instrument.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Giovanni Bottesini. Elegai style was previously used solely by violinists, violists and cellists. Bottesini wrote three operas besides those previously mentioned: Only four years later, a surprisingly short time by the standards of the day, he left with a prize of francs for solo playing.
Most notably there are many virtuoso bass players who draw inspiration from the early renaissance of the double bass. Bottesini died in Parma on 7 July From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When conducting opera, Bottesini would frequently bring his double bass on stage during the intermission to play fantasies on the evening’s opera.
Views Read Edit View history. Shortly before his death, in he was appointed director of Parma Conservatory nottesini Verdi’s recommendation.
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. Retrieved from ” https: Giovanni Bottesini 22 December — 7 Julywas an Italian Romantic composer, conductor, and a double bass virtuoso. His father sought a place for him in the Milan Conservatorybut due to the Bottesini family’s lack of money, Bottesini needed a scholarship.
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