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  Cello Classics - exploring the wealth of cello repertoire
Founded in April 2001 we are dedicated to releasing CDs of unexplored repertoire for the cello, played by some of the most exciting players of the past and the present, and introducing some of the cellists of the future.
Two sonatas, dedicated to Piatti and to Casals are heard alongside the 1909 Quartet for 4 cellos, first performed by Pablo Casals, Joseph Salmon, André Hekking and Diran Alexanian.
Their discovery and subsequent recording in 2004 of the Quintet in G by Arnold Bax was received to critical acclaim.
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  Cello Information
The violoncello, almost always abbreviated to cello (the c is pronounced [tʃ] as the ch in "cheese"), is a stringed instrument and a member of the violin family.
The cello reaches the lowest pitch in the traditional string quartet and is capable of covering nearly the entire range of pitches produced by the human voice.
Cellos are usually tuned to a reference pitch of A4 at 440 Hz, though tuning to other frequencies, such as 442 Hz is also common.
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  Cello - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The violoncello, almost always abbreviated to cello (the c is pronounced /tʃ/ as the ch in "church"), is a stringed instrument and a member of the violin family.
Internally, the cello has two important features: a bass bar, which is glued to the underside of the top of the instrument, and a round wooden sound post (also called a sound peg), which is sandwiched between the top and bottom.
The cello reaches the lowest pitch in the traditional string quartet and is capable of covering nearly the entire range of pitches produced by the human voice.
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 Cello: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cello rock is a genre of music characterized by the use of cellos and other stringed instruments such as violin and viola to create a sound, beat, and texture...
Pau casals i defilló (december 29, 1876 - october 22, 1973), commonly known as pablo casals, was a virtuoso catalan/spainspanish cello...
The electric cello is a pickup-based electric instrument based on its cousin, the acoustic cello....
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 Everything Cello - Cello chair - Cello stand - Sheet music and strings
We are here to provide you with quality cello sheet music, bach cello music, cello strings, wooden cello stand, cello chair, cello rosin, tuning and key pegs, endpin, fine tuners, string adjusters, wolf suppressors and eliminators, videos, dvds, CDs, books, mutes, and more.
New at Everything Cello is our cello for sale and cello bow for sale section.
Our cello sheet music selection includes major sonata, concerto, orchestral parts, unaccompanied solo works, duets, trios, quartets, and more.
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 The New York Philharmonic Kidzone! - Instrument Storage Room - Cello
In a string quartet, the cello is the "bass" voice, the others being taken up by two violins and a viola.
The cello developed in the 1500s and its design continued to change over the next 200 years as designers tried building taller cellos, or adding a fifth string.
Cello soloists of the18th and 19th centuries typically concentrated on virtuosic technique, like the famous Italian violinists, and were missing the really expressive potential of the cello.
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 Cello Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The cello (also violoncello or 'cello) is a stringed instrument, closely related to the violin.
The cello is much larger than a violin, and unlike that instrument is played in an upright position between the legs of the seated musician, resting on a metal spike.
The cello plays notes on the bass clef, and has 4 strings tuned in fifths: C (the lowest), G, D and A (below middle C) - these are tuned exactly one octave below the viola.
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 Cello Rock Characterization @ HigherPower.org (Higher Power)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cello rock has been developing slowly over the years, with its direct influences dating as far back as the 1930s in Russia and Germany.
The popularity of Cello rock is steadily on the rise, as artists such as Metallica and Marilyn Manson lend support to the fledgling groups, though the genre still lies mostly in the dark in the United States music scene.
Cello rock now has record labels devoted solely to the production of music in that genre, such as Vitamin Records.
higherpower.org /encyclopedia/Cello_rock   (400 words)

 About The Cello
The violoncello, or "cello" has been around since the 16th century, when it was used primarily as an ensemble instrument.
The performer sits on a chair and rests the cello in between his or her legs.
Cellos were not often solo instruments until the late 17th century with pieces by Domenico Gabrielli, J.S. Bach, and others.
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The cello also plays a vital role in the orchestra as most melodic and expressive tones are assigned to the instrument aside from the accompanying parts and bass figures.
And because of the wide range of the cello and its distinctive tone characteristics, the cello is considered the most versatile among the string instruments.
You may adjust the position of the cello, the contact of the endpin to the floor must be firm.
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A cello is 4 feet long and a double bass is 6 feet long.
The cello was used for many years to strengthen the bass section of church choirs.
The cello is the second largest of the string section.
library.thinkquest.org /5116/cello.htm   (327 words)

 Cello - Cello Fittings - Copper Fittings - Copper Plumbing Fittings - Brass Nipples
Cello produces fittings ranging in use from underground water and gas services to water distribution and air conditioning systems as well as drainage, waste and vent piping for use in residential, commercial, industrial and institutional applications.
Cello is the premium copper solder fittings manufacturer in Canada and is the only cast brass fittings producer in the country.
Cello fittings are produced to meet requirements of all applicable standards wherever practicable.
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 Cellomar's Page 2
Inside the cello are strips of pine, 12 in all, that are glued to the edges of the ribs to hold the top and bottom together.
When the cello is complete, a small cylindrical piece of wood, simi- lar to a dowel, is put in place.
At the very bottom of the cello is the plug, where the end pin is inserted, as well as gut to hold the tailpiece on.
home.thirdage.com /Music/cellomar/page2.html   (1442 words)

 Cello Symphony - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Cello Symphony
Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major (Haydn)
Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major (Haydn)
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
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The endpin pops out of the bottom of the cello, and sticks into the floor to balance the instrument.
She can change the pitch in two ways: by drawing the bow across different strings, and by pressing on the strings with the fingers of her left hand.
Way back in the 1800s, not all cellos had endpins, so cellists had to squeeze the instrument between their knees.
www.playmusic.org /string/cello.html   (203 words)

 Instrumentally Speaking ... The Cello ... Vienna Online Ezine
The cello, also called the violoncello is a large, low-pitched musical instrument of the violin family, the true bass of the violin.
The cello is held between the knees while it rests on an end pin, which is telescoped through the tailpin and can be clamped in any position to adjust the height of the instrument above the floor.
The earliest cellos were developed during the 16th century, as a member of a whole family of different-sized instruments, known as "viole da braccio." The earliest were larger than the standard modern cello, but gradually smaller ones from Antonio Stradivari became a standard between 1707 and 1710.
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 cello - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Cello, large, low-pitched musical instrument of the violin family, held between the performer's knees.
Violin, bowed stringed instrument, the highest pitched member of the violin family.
Other members of the violin family are the viola, cello, and...
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 CelloSpeak Cello Workshop for Adults - Home Page
This is an inspiring and enriching week of cello playing with adults from all professions and backgrounds who share a love of music and the cello.
It is an opportunity for all those who desire an intense experience to improve their playing by immersing themselves for six days in the study of this noble instrument with like minded individuals and accomplished cellists.
Cellospeak is an intensive 5 day seminar for adult cellists from novice to proficient to share their love of the cello through playing, studying, and sharing experiences with the instrument.
www.cellospeak.com /index.html   (326 words)

It used to be the least important instrument in the string family, and composers gave it the least parts.
The cello is a hollow wooden box with strings stretched above the top of the instrument.
Most of the time, when you listen to an orchestra preform, you can tell what parts the cellos are participating in.
library.thinkquest.org /6405/cello.htm   (92 words)

They were obviously intended to be used as tutors yet they are far from being merely didactic – these works were written for cellists to emphasise the joy of learning the craft of their instrument.
Although this practice continued into the 19th century, Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805) and later the great solo cellist Bernard Romberg (1767- 1841) were to simplify the use of clefs within their own compositions and restricted the use to just three – bass, treble and tenor.
He moved to Paris in 1833 to study the cello and later played in the orchestra of the Opera Comique.
www.math.vt.edu /people/gao/music/cello   (2286 words)

 Cello Online: Cello Tuning
The four strings on the cello are tuned in perfect fifths.
Fine tuners or pegs may be used to tune the cello.
Many beginning cellists find it helpful to use a digital tuner to tune their cello, and some models detect and display when the note being tuned matches the desired pitch.
www.celloonline.com /tuning-cello.htm   (143 words)

 The Classical Cello Mp3 Page -- Classic Cat
Cello Concerto no. 9 in B flat major (1)
Sonate for cello and piano in D minor (1)
Cello concerto no. 2 in D major (2)
www.classiccat.net /iv/cello.htm   (442 words)

 Von Cello Live
This was one of those instances where he started to realize that he really did have a place in the cello world and was finally starting to be recognized as the innovator he always strove to be.
Around a month after the horrifying attack on New York, on September 11th, 2001, Aaron was asked to play his Hendrix style cello rendition of the Star Spangled Banner at an outdoor festival in Harrisburg, PA. The proceeds of the festival went to benefit the families of the victims of the attack.
Von Cello opened the festival, but the promoters were so impressed with his playing that they asked him to stay to play again several hours later.
www.voncello.com /videos_vclive.html   (775 words)

 Cello - Find Cello items for sale on eBay!
The cello, despite its only having four strings, has an exceptional range, and music that is written for the cello is apt to be composed in the bass, treble, and tenor clefs.
Cellos, like violins and basses, are played with a bow that is slid across the strings.
The cello is a key component to orchestral playing, and there are quite a few solo pieces designed specifically for the instrument.
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