Martin Bresnick's Parisot for Twelve Cellos offers a musical portrait of his admired colleague Aldo Parisot. Divided into three movements to be performed without pause, Paradox, Parallels, and Paragon, each represent attributes of the great cellist and teacher and reflect on Bresnick and Parisot's shared musical path. This unique orchestration is a bold addition to the instrument's repertoire.
Category: Cello Ensembles (5+ Cellos) Item: 115195 Grade: Price: $50.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
21st Century (2007). For 6 cellos and solo instrument (treble recorder, flute, oboe, clarinet, trumpet or viola). Commissioned by the Kronberg Academy Cello Festival and written in memory of Slava Rostropovich.
(score & solo part sample pages)
Category: Cello Ensembles (5+ Cellos) Item: 103604 Grade: Advanced Price: $40.00 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
This cello octet edition of Eric Whitacre's "Sleep" began as a choral composition, setting the text of the Robert Frost poem "Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening." Because of some difficulty securing permissions to use the text, Whitacre came up with the solution of asking poet Charles Anthony Silvestri to set new words to the already-composed music. The piece has been transcribed for several ensembles including cello octet by cellist Jeffrey Zeigler. Includes score and parts. (score sample p...