Bottesini, Giovanni Composers Composition Music
(1821-1889) He was primarily a bassist whose compositions for bass transformed it into a solo instrument. As a conductor he conducted the first performance of Aida, and he, himself, composed ten operas.
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- Bottesini, Giovanni (1821 - 1889) - Biography and discussion of his double bass music and his composers chamber music.
- Giovanni Bottesini Operas - Titles of operas with dates of composition and composers librettos.
- Giovanni Bottesini: A Life - Biography of this composer/bassist with links to essays composers about him.
- Bottesini, Giovanni - Biography noting also his conducting and instrumental skills, including the composers honorific "the Paganini of the Double Bass" and mention composers of his major works. From the Grove Concise Dictionary of composers Music entry at WQXR radio.
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