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Wagner Tristan Prelude Cello Octet

The Famous Tristan & Isolde Prelude… on Eight Celli!

Richard Birchall and Cellophony’s latest arrangement brings the famous Tristan & Isolde Prelude by Wagner to Cello Octet
Rachmaninoff Prelude G Minor Violin Schliephake

A Rachmaninoff Masterpiece on Violin – G minor Op. 23, No. 5

One of the most well-known Rachmaninoff preludes, the Op. 23 G Minor is now available for violin solo from Ernst Schliephake
Francoeur Sonata IV Cello Piano

Louis Franceour and the Corrent

Louis Francoeur joins the Ovation Press catalog with editor Nada Radulovich at the lead. Check out her edition of Francoeur’s Sonata IV for cello and piano
Heinrich Schiff

World Loses a Cello Legend – Heinrich Schiff Passes Away in Vienna

Austrian Cellist and Legend Heinrich Schiff has passed away at the age of 65. We honor the life of a cellist who lived a life of music until the very end.
Amy Moretti with Students

Interview with Amy Moretti

Amy Schwartz Moretti, Director at Robert McDuffie Center for Strings, talks about a life and career in music with Ovation Press founder Hans Jensen
Dotzauer Variations

Dotzauer’s Variations on “Là ci darem la mano” for Cello Duo

Based off the duet from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Dotzauer’s arrangement and variations of “Là ci darem la mano” have been expertly edited by Valter Dešpalj for two celli
Tim Janof Rondo in Blue

Janof Rondo in Blue for Cello and Piano

Enjoy this original composition from a self-taught cellist who learned and played for years before he had his first teacher as a sophomore in college
Aaron Kernis Featured

NU Cello Ensemble Series: Interview with Aaron Kernis

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis is one of the world’s leading figures in new music. His work for eight celli, Ballad, is featured on Northwestern University Cello Ensemble’s debut album
Hans Thomalla Featured

NU Cello Ensemble Series: Interview with Hans Thomalla

German professor of composition and music technology Hans Thomalla chats about an international career and his compositional work in an exclusive interview
Chris Willis Recording Studio

NU Cello Ensemble Series: Interview with Christopher Willis, Part 2

Four-time Grammy-winning recording engineer Christopher Willis talks microphone technology, including that used to record the Northwestern University Cello Ensemble’s CD
Chris Willis Grammy

NU Cello Ensemble Series: Interview with Christopher Willis, Part 1

Four-time Grammy-winning recording engineer Christopher Willis talks about the origins and evolution of his career in recording
Gabriel Cabezas Featured

NU Cello Ensemble Series: Interview with Gabriel Cabezas

One of America’s most sought after young musicians, featured as a soloist on the Northwestern University Cello Ensemble’s album Shadow, Echo, Memory, talks his career and involvement in the CD