Quick Help with Dragonetti

Discussion in 'Music [DB]' started by Bethelbass1, Nov 15, 2005.

  1. I'm scheduled to playi the 1st movement of the Dragonetti concerto in a few weeks and I haven't been able to track down an orchestral tuning piano score to it. I have the george vance bass book (that's waht I'm playing from) and I want to get the piano part to the accopainst quickly. Can anyone scan a copy of the piano part in orchestral tuning (G)? I plan on buying the whole concerto with piano accopainment soon but not in time.

  2. Ashley Long

    Ashley Long

    Jan 3, 2004
    The piano part should be the same regardless of the tuning of the bass its only the bass part that should be different for orchestral/solo tuning. The parts for the Dragonnti concerto are quite hard to come by but if you have a university/conservatoire close by then they may have a copy. Im afraid I lost my copy of the concerto ages ago so I cant scan it in but if you try these places then they may have them.
    hope this helps and good luck with the concerto!
  3. Heifetzbass

    Heifetzbass Commercial User

    Feb 6, 2004
    Upstate, SC
    Owner, Gencarelli Bass Works and Fine String Instruments, LLC.
    If in solo tuning the bass is in the Key of A- so should the piano part. :)

    If in orchestral tuning the bass will be in the key of G- so should the piano part. :)

    If using the orchestral tuning part for bass and the solo tuning piano part- that would be interesting. :eek:

    I don't think Dragonetti (Nanny) had poly tonal music in mind, but hey- it may be an improvement! :bag:
  4. Ashley Long

    Ashley Long

    Jan 3, 2004
    Woops :rollno: got those the wrong way round sorry guys! I posted this on the train on the way from taking my bass to be repaired so I dont think I read, or replied to that properly. Once again sorry for the useless info! However, I agree that polytonality would be an improvement! :p