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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Some of the compositions by Dragonetti include. I haved add my fingerings and bowings which are more logical for this Concerto. Beethoven played 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”.

It’s on the market as you can see and the marvellous Doblinger has in his main catalogue also another version one with strings. In his remains were moved to the Roman Catholic cemetery at Wembley. Dragonetti came back to Vienna for an extensive stay in Domenico Carlo Maria Dragonetti 7 April — 16 April was an Italian double bass virtuoso and composer with a 3 string double bass.

Where to find it. Many years afterwards Dragonetti related the following anecdote to Samuel Appleby, Esq. Retrieved from ” https: By the way, if we compare Malaric’s revision of the original one with the Stefano Sciascia’s performance Viola da Gamba Family. Unfortunately, they were sold and could not be retrieved by their author when he returned to Venice after some years.


Composerdouble bassistpedagogue. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. So, the motives could be very different.

Well, when we talk about the history of The Double Bass it’s better to change instrument, because also today the great historicals prefer to take different point for starting and dragonehti they reach their final considerations that are always at odds with each other. I have also told you some little secrets between Nanny and his editor Stuar Sankey.

Double Bass Concerto in A major (Nanny, Édouard)

One of the most important musicologist about Mr. He was an avid collector, and did indeed collect dolls, sometimes taking one along on trips to amuse the children, ih whom he was very fond. When he died, the following instruments were dispatched: By the way pay attention!!

He calls the authentic Concerto “Concertone”. Continuando la navigazione, accetti la nostra Informativa sui cookie. Views Read Edit View history.

The story that he kept and often traveled with a collection dragoneetti life-sized cloth mannequins, bringing them to his concerts and having them placed in front row seats of theaters, and even introducing one of these dolls as his wife, is completely unsubstantiated. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. At fourteen he was appointed principal double bass player in the Grand Opera Seria at the San Benedetto theatre.

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Domenico Dragonetti – Wikipedia

He began playing the guitar and the double bass by himself on his father’s instruments. He took part between andin forty-six concerts held by the Philharmonic Society of London.

On that first trip to Vienna, Dragonetti also met Beethoven in a famous encounter.

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.

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.

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.

Concerto for double bass and piano. He was now – in the spring ofso far as the means are at hand of determining the time – returning to London from a visit to his native city, Venice, and his route took him to Vienna, dragonethi he remained dragoentti weeks.