Well, sorry for my no correct English, but I will try to explain that the famous Concerto in A major by Dragonetti, was written by Edoard Nanny and edited from . Domenico Carlo Maria Dragonetti (7 April – 16 April ) was an Italian double bass . “Ever since the publication by Leduc () of [the concerto in A major] there has been a question concerning its true authorship. It is now generally. “The Dragonetti Concerto (secretly by Edouard Nanny) is one of the most popular pieces in the student bassist’s repertoire. It’s a fun romp across the positions.

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Similarly, it is reputed that Dragonetti was presented with an instrument made by Gasparo da Salo — by the Benedictine nuns who occupied St Peter’s monastery in Vicenza where Dragonetti lived and played in the Grand Opera. Dragonetti had no close family, but had many close friends in the musical world in London.

Domenico Dragonetti – Wikipedia

He took part between andin forty-six concerts held by the Philharmonic Society of London. Let’s see the 12 waltz, the other complete musics. His ability on the instrument also demonstrated the relevance of writing scores for the double bass in the orchestra separate from that of the cellowhich was the common rule at the time.

That leave was extended for three more years afterwards, but finally Dragonetti never returned to Venice for more than a brief period during the French occupation of the city, Beethoven and he soon met and they were mutually pleased with each other. Dragonetti was again in Vienna in and got to meet once more Beethoven, who had just written Wellington’s Victoryto celebrate the victory of Wellington over the French armies of King Joseph Bonaparte at the Battle of Vitoria.

There are some mistakes in Malaric one, but at the end he has been a very good work. So, the motives could be very different. But after comparison the. In the British Museum probably you can find other 8 Concertos by Dragonetti, but they are incomplete or simply fragments.


Discover the playlist vito 9 with Lluis Claret. Just pay attention to the original one, the one edit by Malaric. In the page above dr. But probably there will be someone who will use better ones.

The visit was a huge success and generated some of his best known work. They even granted him a leave for a year, with a continuation in his wages, to go to the King’s Theatre in London. A hand endowed with five fingers so long, big and agile, that all five, including the bent thumb, go up and down the fingerboard each playing a note. Composerdouble bassistpedagogue.

By that time he had become notable throughout Europe and had turned down several opportunities, including offers from the Tsar of Russia.


I stop here and I personally thank Mrs Fiona Palmer for her incredible efforts. Now the Double Bass has borned”. Today, many of his letters, personal papers, compositions, solos and manuscripts are to be found in the British Library.

With the name ocncerto Dragonetti the Concerto was very different for the market.

He calls the authentic Concerto “Concertone”. They made a specialty at playing Arcangelo Corelli ‘s sonatas. Retrieved from ” https: At the age of thirteen, Dragonetti was appointed principal player at the Opera Buffa in Venice.

When he left for London inDragonetti left many papers and manuscripts, including a Complete system of the double bass, or instruction book for that instrumentcontaining many elaborate exercises and studies, in the care of a friend. He never did learn to speak English, expressing himself in a mixture of Italian, English, French and Venetian dialect, but was an astute businessman, and in fact, helped his surviving family in Venice financially.

Ubaldo Fioravanti has recorded some of them in his Cd. He is also remembered today for the Dragonetti bowwhich he evolved throughout his life. He was an avid collector, and did indeed collect dolls, sometimes taking one along on trips to amuse the children, of whom he was very fond. Some of the compositions by Dragonetti include.


Double Bass Concerto in G major, Op.1 (Dragonetti, Domenico)

This operation is only to demonstrate of the theory that I consider. Dragonetti and Lindley English period. Liben Publishers,piano score p.

I have also told you some little secrets between Nanny and his editor Stuar Sankey. This was not at all standard in these times, as most players used to play – in one position – one note with the index finger, and one with the other three fingers in combination.

Inhe finally moved to London to play majpr the orchestra of the King’s Theatreand settled there for the remainder of his life. Another trip was therefore scheduled in Beethoven concedto his part, with his eyes immovably fixed upon his companion, and, in the finale, where the arpeggios occur, was so delighted and excited that at the close he sprang up and threw his arms around both player and instrument”.

Domenico Carlo Maria Dragonetti 7 April — 16 April was an Italian double bass virtuoso and composer with a 3 string double bass. Berenzi, who suggests that the instrument may have been made for the monks of St Peter’s, Vicenza, dragojetti Gasparo da Salo, and acquired by the procurators of St Mark’s to entice Dragonetti to remain in their employ.

He died in his Leicester square lodgings at the age of 83 and was buried on 23 April in the vaults of the Roman Catholic chapel of St Mary, Moorfields. Well, when we talk drabonetti the history of The Double Bass it’s better to change instrument. For a new and authentic history of the classic bass!!! Questo sito utilizza i cookie. On that first trip to Vienna, Dragonetti also met Beethoven in a dragonnetti encounter.

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