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Monday October 23, 2017
Silvio Dalla Torre
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Always on the lookout for a better sound, I have constantly experimented and the best has never been good enough for me because music is first and foremost sound - and sound is "perhaps inexhaustible". (Christoph Friedrich Hellwag in a letter to Immanuel Kant of 13 December 1790)


A recording from 1989: Bottesini’s B minor Concerto with Orchestra. At that time I was heavily influenced by the School of the remarkable Viennese Professor Ludwig Streicher.
Bottesini 1 - Allegro moderato


Bottesini 2 - Andante


Bottesini 3 - Allegro



Bottesini again, the well-known Elegy in D Major.
A sound study from 1991.
Elegia in Re



That same year I experimented further with vocal pieces.
I have always wanted to "sing" Ravel’s "Pavane" on the double bass...
Pavane pour une infante défunte