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Following Koussevitzky’s death, his widow, Olga Koussevitzky, presented double-bassist Gary Karr with his double bassonce believed to have been made in by brothers Antonio and Girolamo Amati. InKoussevitzky commissioned Maurice Ravel ‘s arrangement of Modest Mussorgsky ‘s suite for piano, Pictures at an Exhibitionwhich was premiered on 19 October that year  and quickly became the most famous and celebrated orchestration of the work.
As an avid supporter of new music, Koussevitzky created the Koussevitzky Music Foundations in AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy.
Serge Koussevitzky – Double Bass Concerto
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In a letter dated April 9,Leopold Stokowski, the founder of the American Symphony Orchestra, invited me to appear with him in concert with a solo for doublebass and orchestra of my choice. Kuossevitzky excelled at the bass, joining the Bolshoi Theatre orchestra at the age of twenty, inand succeeded his teacher, Rambusek, as the principal bassist in 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.
There has been a considerable debate, mostly kousseivtzky doublebassists, as to whether or not Koussevitzky wrote the Concerto himself.
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Double Bass Concerto
This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. April 24, — via http: The Virtuoso Romantic Double Bass. Please obey the copyright laws of your country. 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. Koussevitzky was a great champion of modern music, commissioning a number of works from prominent composers.
October 17, — via https: 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 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.
Bernstein once received a pair of dounle from Koussevitzky as a gift, and thereafter kouasevitzky them at every concert he conducted.