Posts Tagged ‘cello’

Covid Controls, the Cello, and Me 

Six years ago, fate had me stumble across a YouTube video of Mischa Maisky playing the Sarabande from Bach’s first cello suite. I don’t know why, but I decided to rent a cello with the goal of playing this song, at least badly.  I didn’t have a teacher nor any more sophisticated plan beyond that. […]

Giovanni Battista Sammartini’s Sonatas for Cello & B.C.

The Cello Sonatas presented here mark the transition between Baroque and Classicism, music full of charm, gracefulness, cantabile melodies and instrumental flourish. Source

Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1: A Timeless Classic Performed Beautifully

Performance: Daisy Lai Music Recording: Yuu Ay Mixing: Yuu Ay   Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007, is a composition for solo cello by Johann Sebastian Bach. It is a widely recognized masterpiece in the cello repertoire, and is often performed and studied by cellists around the world.  This suite is known […]

The Great Romantic Cello Concertos

The ever-larger orchestral forces of the 19th century and beyond required much more care from the composer to avoid overwhelming the solo cellist in the lower register. Source

Classical Music – Cello Collection

Some of the great classical masters had quite an affection for the music that a cello is able to produce. Here is a good collection of pieces that highlight the cello’s beauty. [embedded content]

‘Incredible dream’: €1.3mn cello returned to artist after whirlwind social media plea (PHOTOS)

The cellist, once voted instrumentalist of the year by her peers, had a Francesco Goffriller 1837 cello robbed last Thursday outside her home in the French capital. She was reportedly held up by a person wielding a knife. READ MORE: 400yo viola left looking like ‘car ran over it’ following Alitalia flight (PHOTOS) Following the plea, […]

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