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Hans Erik Deckert and Niels Gade

Deckert taps Danish and German roots for new cello ensemble arrangements

Hans Erik Deckert draws on his musical roots with Danish composer Niels Gade’s Morning Song and German folk song Es sungen drei Engel, arranged for cello ensemble
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Bernard Zaslav arranges Dvořák’s Rondo in G Minor for Viola

Dvorák’s famous cello Rondo can now be part of the standard violist repertoire thanks to editor Bernard Zaslav!
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Deckert arranges Franco-Flemish composers Compère and Lasso

Compère ‘O vos omnes’ and Lasso ‘O la, o che bon eccho!’ arranged for cello ensemble by Hans Erik Deckert, and available for download at Ovation Press
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“I Saw Three Ships” sails in and anchors for the holidays

Add Stephen Watkins’ cello octet arrangement of the popular Christmas carol I Saw Three Ships to your holiday repertoire, just in time for the season
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Deckert arranges two works by Heinrich Schütz for cello ensemble

Two vocal settings by Early Baroque composer Heinrich Schütz are now available for cello ensemble
O Mio Babbino Caro for Cello Sextet

Fedor Amosov arranges “O Mio Babbino Caro” for cello sextet

New editor Fedor Amosov has arranged Puccini’s famous aria “O Mio Babbino Caro” for cello sextet
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Interview with Richard Birchall

We’re excited to present an exclusive interview with cellist, composer, arranger, and Cellophony member/founder Richard Birchall. Mr. Birchall talks arranging for cello ensemble, the birth and development of his cello octet, and future plans.
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Dešpalj Transcribes Middle/Late Baroque for Cello Ensemble

Internationally acclaimed cellist, arranger, and Ovation Press editor Valter Dešpalj has transcribed two works from Alessandro Stradella and Joseph Bodin de Boismortier
Score Spotlight Oct 1-15, 2014

Score Spotlight: Oct 1-15, 2014

A recap of Ovation Press scores published in the first half of the October 2014
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Classical MoCap Part 2: Systems and Applications of Motion Capture

We conclude our two part feature on “MoCap” by exploring three major motion capture systems and the application of one in particular to classical music
Classical MoCap Part 1 - Intro to Motion Capture

Classical MoCap Part 1: Intro to Motion Capture

Motion capture is a fascinating topic that has real practical applications in classical music! Read on to learn more about them.
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Exclusive Interview with Erwin Schoonderwaldt (Part 2)

Motion capture has been used to heal patients and make our movies more realistic—but its greatest secrets are still being unlocked. Read the conclusion of our exclusive interview with motion capture scientist Dr. Erwin Schoonderwaldt to learn more!