Album description1 audio disc : digital, stereo. ; 12 cm.
ASV: CD DCA 907.
For orchestra (1st, 3rd and 6th works); for double bass and orchestra (2nd and 5th works); for 2 double basses and orchestra (4th work); originally for 2 double basses and piano (4th work) and for double bass and piano (5th work).
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Composed by Giovanni Bottesini; revised by Giovanni Veneri (4th work).
Franco Petracchi, double bass (4th work), conductor ; Matthew Gibson, conductor (4th work) ; Moray Welsh, cello (7th work) ; Thomas Martin, double bass ; London Symphony Orchestra.
Recorded in London.
Thomas Martin performs on a solo bass by Nicola Bergonzi, Cremona, 1780.
Program notes in English, French, German and Italian ( pages), inserted.
Contents: Ero e Leandro : prelude (4:45) -- Concertino in C minor (16:29) -- Il diavolo della notte : sinfonia (4:38) -- Passioni amorose : for two double basses (11:13) -- Elegie in D (5:27) -- Ali Baba : overture (5:28) -- Duo concertante on themes from Bellini’s I Puritani : for cello, double bass and orchestra (13:28).
I. Bottesini, Giovanni, 1821-1889. Concertos, double bass, orchestra, no. 2, B minor
II. Bottesini, Giovanni, 1821-1889. Passione amorose; arranged
III. Bottesini, Giovanni, 1821-1889. Elegies, double bass, piano, D major; arranged
IV. Bottesini, Giovanni, 1821-1889. Duo concertant sur les thèmes des Puritains
- 1. International Society of Bassists, vol. 20 no. 2 (Spring/Summer 1995), p. 47.
- 2. The Strad, February 1995, p. 199.
- 3. Fanfare, January-February, 1995, p. 128-129.
|2.||London Symphony Orchestra|
|3.||Martin, Thomas, 1940-|
|4.||Petracchi, Francesco, 1937-|
|5.||Welsh, Moray, 1947-|