Bottesini: Concertino in C minor, Elégie in D major, Ali Babà Overture, etc / Gibson, Petracchi, Martin, Welsh, London SO
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2008-08-26Works: Giovanni Bottesini: Ero e Leandro; Concertino for Double Bass in C major; Il Diavolo Della Notte; Concerto di bravura; Elegy in D major; Alì Babà; Duo concertant on themes from Bellini'...
Performers: Martin, Thomas [Double Bass]; Petracchi, Franco; Welsh, Moray
Conductors: Petracchi, Franco; Gibson, Matthew
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Known to his contemporaries as the Paganini of the double bass, Giovanni Bottesini significantly extended the technical possibilities of the instrument both as a composer...continue...