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Giovanni Bottesini

Giovanni Bottesini

Giovanni Bottesini

*22 XII 1821 Crema, †7 VII 1889 Parma

Giovanni Bottesini - an Italian double bass player. One of the most outstanding virtuosos of double bass in history. He is called the "Paganini of double bass", he significantly extended the technical possibilities of the instrument. Most of his compositions are written for solo double bass. Bottesini has also composed operas, chamber and sacred music. His Metodo completo per contrabasso is an important addition to the pedagogical literature of the instrument.


 

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