Bass and Bitter Rivals

Discussion in 'News & PR' started by TalkBass, Feb 22, 2006.

  1. TalkBass

    TalkBass News Poster

    Mar 12, 2004
    Try as they might, some musicians just don’t get along... Perhaps the oldest and most bizarre occurred over 200 years ago. I’m referring, of course, to a notorious feud between two bull-headed virtuosi double-bass players: Domenico Dragonetti and Giovanni Bottesini. [Read More]
  2. Haha, cool to know. I mean, it makes sense now that I think of it. I'm actually playing Dragonetti's Concerto in A at the moment and have Bottesini's Elegia in D on order. Cool to know.
  3. PhatBasstard

    PhatBasstard Spector Dissector Supporting Member

    Feb 3, 2002
    Las Vegas, NV.
    Uh.....given the bithdates listed for the pair, this "feud" would have occured less than 200 years ago....not "over 400" as hyped by the article.