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Inthe morning after I played my debut recital in Town Koussevltzky, I received a surprise call from Mme. There has been a considerable debate, mostly among doublebassists, as to whether or not Koussevitzky wrote the Concerto himself.

Here, for the first time, the composer periodically takes the instrument into its lower range, but only briefly, usually in the course of weaving the melody up and down the staff.

Konzert, Op. 3, für Kontrabass mit Klavier / Serge Koussevitzky.

In he married the dancer Nadezhda Galat. Some of Koussevitzky’s later recordings, including performances of the second suite from Prokofiev ‘s Romeo and JulietSymphony Hall, Bostonfirst symphonyCarnegie Hall, New York, a session that included Mendelssohn ‘s “Italian” Symphonyand fifth symphonySymphony Hall, Bostonwere reportedly mastered on RCA’s sound film optical recording process, first employed in this way with the San Francisco Symphony in March Koussevitzky ultimately rerecorded the piece in Tanglewood with Eleanor Roosevelt during the summer of on magnetic tape; issued on three 45s and a inch LP, it has never been reissued officially by RCA in spite of the popularity of the Camden disc with Hale.

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By using joussevitzky site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Listening to the great singers of his day, trying to imitate their vocal art, he was not merely playing on a string instrument, he was singing through the voice of the doublebass.


Koussevitzky died in Boston in and was buried alongside his wife Natalie at the Church on the Hill Cemetery in Lenox. She has been described as quiet, and soft-spoken, and Dluble Bernstein and Aaron Copland counted her among their close friends.

As an avid supporter of new music, Koussevitzky created the Koussevitzky Music Foundations in Click here to subscribe. Koussevitzky’s second wife Natalie died inand he created the Koussevitzky Music Foundations in her honor.

During his time in Paris in the early s he programmed much contemporary music, ensuring well-prepared and good quality performances. Together with Gertrude Robinson Smith he played a central role in developing the orchestra’s internationally acclaimed summer concert and educational programs at Tanglewood where today the 5,seat main performance venue bears his name. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. However, it is in the public domain in Canada where IMSLP is hosted and other countries where the term is life-plus years such as China, Japan, Korea and many others worldwide.

Get Email Updates Sign up for e-mails about special offers, upcoming concerts, new recordings and more. He excelled at the bass, joining the Bolshoi Theatre orchestra at the age of twenty, inand succeeded his teacher, Rambusek, as the principal bassist in Creative Commons Attribution 4.

Olga Naumova was the daughter of the distinguished politician and civil servant Aleksandr NaumovSimbirsk —Nice. Bernstein once received a pair of cufflinks from Koussevitzky as a gift, and thereafter wore them at every concert he conducted. See The Koussevitzky Music Foundations official web site. Inhe left Soviet Russia for Berlin and Paris.

Serge Koussevitzky

AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Instead, he produced his unaccompanied Alleluia — with the koussevitzyk sung 64 times in the Russian manner — which became his most frequently performed work. For the most part, Koussevitzky exploits the instrument’s middle and upper ranges, where it projects better, and is careful not to let the woodwind-tinged orchestration overpower the bass which is not a loud instrument, despite its size. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Streams Videos All Posts.

With the Boston Symphony he made numerous recordings, most of which were well concergo by critics. Over that year period, he built the ensemble’s reputation into that of a leading American orchestra.


Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. During many of my performances in the past few decades, several parapsychologists have told me that they too had seen the apparition, always wearing the same long frock and white gloves. The soloist takes up the opening motto, presenting it lyrically yet passionately.

Serge Koussevitzky – Double Bass Concerto

Serge Alexandrovich Koussevitzky [n 1] Russian: It is very unlikely that this work is public domain in the EU, or in any country where the copyright term is life-plus years. This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. One of the later albums featured Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf and Richard Strauss ‘s Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks ; while the orchestra was again listed as the Centennial Symphony—and the conductor not identified, the narrator, actor Richard Hale, was.

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However, he continued to return to Paris in the summers to conduct his Concerts Koussevitzky until InKoussevitzky commissioned Maurice Ravel ‘s arrangement of Modest Mussorgsky ‘s suite for piano, Pictures at an Exhibitionwhich was premiered on 19 October that year [10] and quickly became the most famous and celebrated orchestration of the work.

Jurgenson Scores Koussevitzky, Serge Romantic style Early 20th century Concertos For double bass, orchestra Scores featuring the double bass Scores featuring the orchestra For orchestra kousseitzky soloists For double bass, piano arr Scores featuring the piano For 2 players Pages with arrangements Works first published in Works first published in the 20th century Pages with commercial recordings Pages with commercial recordings Naxos collection F-sharp minor.

Koussevitzky held the rights to this version for many years. Introspection Late Night Partying. The Virtuoso Romantic Double Bass. Following Koussevitzky’s death, his widow, Olga Koussevitzky, presented double-bassist Gary Karr with his double bassonce believed to have been made in by kousesvitzky Antonio and Girolamo Amati.