Il Contrabasso Virtuoso

The Double Bass as virtuoso Solo Instrument

Stefan Adelmann, double bass
Dorian Keilhack, piano
Berthold Höps, organ


sound samples

order no. CCD 226
EAN 4028183002266

about this recording:
On this CD, Stefan Adelmann, the solo bassist of the Bamberger Symphoniker, elicits tones full of sonority and virtuoso power from the lowest stringed instrument, which are also able to envelop the listener in the extremely interesting works by Fryba and Zbinden.
sound samples (Windows Media):
Bottesini, Melodie - Fryba, Prelude - Zbinden, Hommage à J.S.Bach
Giovanni Bottesini (1821-1889): Melodie, Elegie, Tarantella für Kontrabaß und Klavier
Hans Fryba (1899-1986): Suite im alten Stil für Kontrabaß solo
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Air aus der Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur BWV 1068 für Kontrabaß und Orgel (Arr. Stefan Adelmann)
Julien-François Zbinden (geb. 1917): Hommage à J. S. Bach, op 44 für Kontrabaß solo

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