Double bass concertos / Bottesini, Cimador, Dragonetti, Koussevitzky, Lorenziti. — Europe : N...

Album description
2 audio discs : digital ; 12 cm.
Newton Classics: 880220.
Primarily concertos for double bass and orchestra.
Stefano Sciascia, double bass, Orchestra Antonio Salieri (CD 1) ; Gianni Amadio, double bass, Orchestra Interpreti Veneziani (CD 2).
Recorded at the Teatro della Fondazione “L. Bon” di Colugna, Udine, Italy, January 28-29, 1999 (CD 1) and at the Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista, Venice, May 8-15, 2000 (CD 2).
Editions recorded: Manuscripts from the British Museum, London (2nd work) and the Biblioteca Palatina, Parma, Italy (3rd work).
Performed on a double bass made in the 1700’s from the Brescia school (CD 1).
Previously released as: Rivoalto: CRR 9900, 1999 (CD 1).
Program notes in Italian and English (8 pages), inserted.
Contents: CD 1. Concerto in F sharp minor / Serge Koussevitzky ; orchestrazione Renato Miani (20:49) ; Concerto in A major / Domenico Dragonetti (21:40) ; Concertino in C minor / Giovanni Bottesini (7:36) -- CD 2. Concerto for double bass and orchestra in G major / Giambattista Cimador (12:34) ; Andante & Rondo / Domenico Dragonetti (10:16) ; Gavotte / Jean-Baptiste Lorenziti (2:35) ; Concerto for double bass and strings / Domenico Dragonetti (12:23) ; Tarantella / Giovanni Bottesini (5:52).

I. Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951. Concerto, double bass, orchestra, op. 3, F sharp minor
II. Dragonetti, Domenico, 1763-1846. Concertos, double bass, orchestra, op. 1, G major
III. Bottesini, Giovanni, 1821-1889. Concertos, double bass, orchestra, no. 2, B minor
IV. Cimadoro, Giovanni Battista, 1761-1805. Concerto, double bass, string orchestra, G major
V. Dragonetti, Domenico, 1763-1846. Andante und Rondo, double bass, string ensemble, D major
VI. Lorenziti, Antonio, approximately 1740-1789. Gavotte, double bass, piano, A major; arranged
VII. Dragonetti, Domenico, 1763-1846. Concertos, double bass, orchestra, A major
VIII. Bottesini, Giovanni, 1821-1889. Tarantellas, double bass, piano, A minor; arranged