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Meyer, Bottesini: Concertos / Edgar Meyer, Bell, Ma


Release Date: 06/11/2002 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 60956   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giovanni BottesiniEdgar Meyer
Performer:  Edgar MeyerJoshua BellYo-Yo Ma
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Double Bass no 2 in B minor by Giovanni Bottesini
Performer:  Edgar Meyer (Double Bass)
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1998-99 
Venue:  Ordway Music Theater, St Paul, Minnesota 
Length: 16 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Edgar Meyer
Edgar Meyer plays his own cadenzas. 
2. Gran Duo for Clarinet, Double Bass and Orchestra by Giovanni Bottesini
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), Edgar Meyer (Double Bass)
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1880; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1998-99 
Venue:  Ordway Music Theater, St Paul, Minnesota 
Length: 14 Minutes 7 Secs. 
3. Concerto for Double Bass in D major by Edgar Meyer
Performer:  Edgar Meyer (Double Bass)
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1998-99 
Venue:  Ordway Music Theater, St Paul, Minnesota 
Length: 16 Minutes 54 Secs. 
4. Concerto for Cello and Double Bass "Double" by Edgar Meyer
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Edgar Meyer (Double Bass)
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1998-99 
Venue:  Ordway Music Theater, St Paul, Minnesota 
Length: 18 Minutes 59 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Movement I (quarter note = 110)
Movement II (quarter note = 65)
Movement III (quarter note = 150)
I. Allegro moderato
II. Andante
III. Allegro
Movement I (quarter note = 109)
Movement II (quarter note = 74)
Movement III (quarter note = 190)
Gran Duo Concertante for Violin, Double Bass and String Orchestra (1880)

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