Grigory Krotenko, Barocco Concertato, Ilya Mazurov & Maria Krestinskaya - Travels with Goliath, In the footsteps of Josef Kämpfer (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 273 MB
Label: RUBICON | Tracks: 10 | Time: 57:51 min
Josef Kämpfer (1735–88?) A cavalry officer in the Hungarian army, self - taught double bass virtuoso and double bass designer led a peripatetic life moving through musical circles at the highest levels in Austria, Germany, Paris, London and St Petersburg. On his travels he met Leopold Mozart, the Haydn brothers, Vanhal, and many of the most famous musicians of the day. His specially made and extra large instrument, to his own specifications was known as ‘Goliath’ and astonished audiences wherever he performed.