ON THIS DAY | Italian Composer & Double Bassist Giovanni Bottesini Was Born in 1821
Dying in 1889, he was widely acclaimed, with his virtuosic double bass skill paralleled with that of Paganini on the violin
Italian romantic composer, conductor and double bass virtuoso Giovanni Bottesini was born on this day in 1821.
His major contributions to the bass repertoire include two double bass concerti - plus the 'Gran Duo Concertante' for two double basses and orchestra.
MICHAEL KARG | BOTTESINI DOUBLE BASS CONCERTO NO. 2 | ARD INTERNATIONAL DOUBLE BASS COMPETITION | 2016
Bottesini Concertos for Double Bass & Orchestra |CD|
Boguslaw Furtok, Double Bass
Johannes Stäle, Double Bass
Stephan Tetzlaff, Conductor
Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra