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InKoussevitzky commissioned Randall Thompsonthen a professor at the University of Virginia and director of the men’s Glee clubto write a new piece for performance at Tanglewood. He also learned trumpet. Koussevitzky had a large-scale festival piece in mind, but with World War II underway and France having fallen to Germany, Thompson could not find such an inspiration.

Serge Koussevitzky – Wikipedia

The Virtuoso Romantic Double Bass. Sergey Koussevitzky is remembered as a significant conductor with a vital interest in the music of his time, but he started out as a touring double-bass virtuoso. Perhaps his passionate interest in new music and his distinctive programming hearkens back to the days as a doublebass soloist when he had to grapple with the paucity of repertoire available to him. After all, it is here that Koussevitzky speaks to us in his own language…as koussevitzkky from the grave.

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Click here to subscribe. Olga Naumova was the daughter of the distinguished politician and civil servant Aleksandr NaumovSimbirsk —Nice. Koussevitzky’s conncerto wife Natalie died inand he created the Koussevitzky Music Foundations in her honor.


Concerto for double-bass & orchestra, Op. 3

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Following Koussevitzky’s death, his widow, Olga Koussevitzky, presented double-bassist Gary Karr with his double bassonce koussevitzzky to have been oduble in by brothers Antonio and Girolamo Amati.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. His surname can be transliterated variously as “Koussevitzky”, “Koussevitsky”, “Kussevitzky”, “Kusevitsky”, or, into Polish, as “Kusewicki”; however, he himself chose to use “Koussevitzky”. IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in the public domain in your country.

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Retrieved from ” http: Concerto for double-bass Op3. Instead, he produced his unaccompanied Alleluia — with the word sung 64 times in the Russian manner — which became his most frequently performed work. Yet there is a timeless universality in the melodrama of its passion and the soaring beauty of its tunes. RCA Victor reissued several other historic orchestral recordings on its Camden label with fictitious names to avoid having them in direct competition with newer recordings by the same artists on RCA’s upscale Red Seal label.

Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Koussevitzky was a great champion of modern music, commissioning a number of works from prominent composers. 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.

The basic aim of the foundations was to assist composers by commissioning new compositions and underwriting the cost of their performance. In he married the dancer Nadezhda Galat. Association for Recorded Sound Collections. Support the ASO with a contribution today. He excelled at the bass, joining the Bolshoi Theatre orchestra at the age of twenty, inand succeeded koussevigzky teacher, Rambusek, as the principal bassist in And the work, instead of following the most progressive tendencies of its time as one might expect, judging from Koussevitzky ‘s later koussevitzkg in composersis a ripe example of Russian Romanticism.


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Double Bass Concerto, Op.3 (Koussevitzky, Serge)

As this work was first published before or failed to meet notice or renewal requirements to secure statutory copyright with no “restoration” under the GATT amendments, it is very likely to be public domain in the USA as well. For the most doub,e, 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 xouble is not a loud instrument, despite its size.

Inhe left Soviet Russia for Berlin and Paris. Koussevitzky died in Boston in and was buried alongside his wife Koussevitzjy at the Church on the Hill Cemetery in Lenox. Nevertheless, later, as conductor of the Boston Symphony, he commissioned many of the most important orchestral compositions of the first half of this century.