Fantasia on Bellini's 'La Sonnambula' : Work information
- Giovanni Bottesini ( Music, Images,)
- Performed by
- Duncan McTier (Double Bass), Kathron Sturrock (Piano)
- Work name
- Fantasia on Bellini's 'La Sonnambula'
- Work number
- 1860-01-01 02:01:00
- Black Box
- Mike Purton
- Tony Faulkner
- Recording date
- 1989-03-01 01:00:00
Italian conductor, composer and virtuoso double bass player, Bottesini was known as the Paganini of this instrument and he significantly extended its technical possibilities.
He conducted the first performance of Verdi's opera "Aida" in Cairo in 1871.
As a composer he won success with at least ten of his own operas.