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Dragonetti Concerto

Discussion in 'Recordings [DB]' started by rob_the_bassist, May 10, 2006.


  1. Hey everyone, I'm currently a sophmore in high school and my teacher said its time to learn the Dragonetti Concerto for bass, i was wondering if anyone had a recording of this. i've heard it many times played by my teacher but i never got a hold of a recording.
     
  2. Nazar Jazz

    Nazar Jazz Guest

    Apr 21, 2006
    David Walter recorded the 1st movement on the Music Minus One, Vol. 2 play-along album. It has the track with accompaniment, and then piano accompaniment by itself. What I didn't realize, however, is that this thing was horribly recorded and/or transfered to a CD. I am not sure that this is a best performance of the selections either, but at any rate is a helpful starting point (for me, at least). I think Lemur has this in their catalog. I too would be interested in finding out a decent recording of the Dragonetti concerto.
     
  3. Snakewood

    Snakewood Guest

    Dec 19, 2005
    See if you can find the recording done by Thomas Lom


    It's a very "classical" representation, I really recommend it over the Karr.
     
  4. does anyone have an mp3 the can post? i can't seem to find it on itunes or anywhere else
     
  5. Ashley Long

    Ashley Long

    Jan 3, 2004
  6. There are alot of online recordings for free. Well, except the second movement for some reason. There is a Kid playing it (not the greatest recording) here http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?t=245640
    and there is a site were you can here some good recordings of it here http://www.oase.hdk-berlin.de/~mwolf..._students.html but only the third movement. The first movement can be found played by a zilaphone (<don't think I spelled that right sorry) here http://www.oase.udk-berlin.de/~mwolf/uploads/MIDI_UP/DRAGON1.MID
     
  7. kraid

    kraid

    Apr 11, 2003
  8. Snakewood

    Snakewood Guest

    Dec 19, 2005
    lol

    *ouch* hahaha
     
  9. Sorry, I don't really know what a midi file is. It did kinda sound like a xylophone at the time sorry again. LOL
     
  10. Jake

    Jake

    Dec 11, 1999
    Florida
    I used to have a Gary Karr CD that had the Dragonetti, the Kousevitzky (spelling?), and the Paganini Moses Variations. It's all recorded with an orchestra, too. I think it's just called "Concertos for Double Bass."
     

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