Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von – Concerto In E Major, K 172 – Double Bass and Piano – edited by Franz Tischer-Zeitz – Schott KBB 2


Franco Petracchi (born September, 1937) is an Italian double bass soloist and teacher. He is a native of Pistoia and the author of Simplified Higher Technique. In his method, he introduces some conventions to playing in the thumb-position. He uses names chromatic, semi-chromatic and diatonic for different hand positions.


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The Italian virtuoso Francesco Petracchi enjoys an international reputation both as a player and a teacher. This book is the essence of his teaching and explains his system of fingering in the thumb positions with clarity and with many musical examples.

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