The Double Bass in the Orchestra from Haydn to Stravinskyby: Alberto Bocini, Massimo Pinca,
ALBERTO BOCINI, MASSIMO PINCA
“A publication that offers students a method to address and solve specific technical difficulties linked to the practice of the double bass in orchestra. It is for this purpose that this book was conceived. The book is intended mainly for students in the first years of their studies, but the methodology presented in it will also be useful to more advanced students wishing to hone their skills in analysing the difficulties in an orchestral except, which are sometimes hidden, and solving its inherent technical and interpretative problems. We hope that the student will absorb this methodology and become capable of applying it autonomously to all the music he will find himself practising, beyond the examples specifically presented in our method.
The Exercises isolate specific technical difficulties inherent to every selected excerpt (in most cases relating to bow technique), and excerpts are later presented in their original version and in their musical context, i.e. as an accompaniment to a melody played by another section of the orchestra.”(A. Bocini, M. Pinca)
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As far as classical double bass playing is concerned, Alberto Bocini has been his main teacher. Under Bocini’s guidance he got a double bass diploma at the Florence Conservatory (2004) as well as two Master of arts at the Geneva University of Music (Performance in 2011 and Pedagogy in 2013). At the Geneva University of Music he also worked as assistant researcher from 2011 to 2014.
He has been solo double bassist with Geneva Camerata from its founding in 2013 to 2017, and since 2012 he is a member of the composers-improvisers collective “Fanfareduloup Orchestra”. In 2011 he became classical double bass professor at Conservatoire Populaire in Geneva and leads his own Tarka Ensemble since 2015.