A recent article posted on the science website Phys.org offered some interesting research on how famous violin builders Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppi Guarneri “del Gesu” were able to create instruments of such incredible sound quality more than two centuries ago. Turns out, it was not necessarily the luthiers’ skill in building their instruments that gave […]
It was almost by accident that Tom Hosmer got into the violin repair business. Almost five decades later, he’s still at work. Hosmer Violins in Fayetteville, NY, will be 50 years old in November; his shop is Central New York’s go-to place for the repair and restoration of violins, violas, and cellos. After studying photography in […]
Experience the magic and beauty of the Christmas season with these arrangements of solo, unaccompanied Christmas carols for cello in Following the Star Solo Christmas Carol Arrangements for Unaccompanied Cello by Myanna Harvey. Weaving melodies with lyrical supporting notes that embellish and imply harmony, these arrangements enhance and expand on the well-known carol tunes to make […]
One fateful evening, journalist and pop-music critic Eric Siblin attended a recital of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cello Suites—an experience that set him on an epic quest to uncover the mysterious history of the entrancing compositions and their miraculous reemergence nearly 200 years later. In pursuit of his musicological obsession, Siblin would unravel three centuries of […]
Grammy-nominated acoustic and electric Cellist whose work has been featured in countless blockbuster films like Batman V. Superman, Olympus Has Fallen, and Fast Five. She has also been featured in orchestras worldwide…..
The NS Designs CR Series electric cello is able to produce the delicate and precise tones of its acoustic parent as well as to create exciting new sounds through the tone shaping geometry of its Polar piezo pickup system. Available with 4, 5 or 6 strings, the instrument comes with an interchangeable support system that […]
D’Addario’s Kaplan Premium rosin is a high-quality rosin formula that delivers a clean, low-dust application. It is housed in a sleek, modern jewel case for easy accessibility. The cake within can be rotated for even distribution of product onto the bow hair. Kaplan Premium rosin is created from the highest quality of natural materials, poured […]
Oliver Knussen’s concise and effervescent Eccentric Melody For Cello Alone occupies a small but important place in the solo cello repertoire and would enliven any recital. Composed as a double tribute for cellist Fred Sherry in his 50th birthday year to play to Elliott Carter on his 90th birthday, the 2-minute work is presented here in […]
Female–fronted, multi-instrumentalist power trioThe Accidentals (Sav Buist, Katie Larson, and Michael Dause) have taken the scene by storm since the release of their critically acclaimed 2015 release, Bittersweet. Since then, The Accidentals have continued to follow their passion for music in a multitude of exciting and diverse ways. The band tours internationally, averaging over 270 virtual and in person shows per year. Between shows, they can be found at local schools and universities, hosting master classes and workshops for students of all ages. The band’s most recent full album, Odyssey, was released in 2018 on Sony Masterworks….
American cellist Carmine Miranda has quickly established an award winning international career and recognition as a soloist, chamber musician and recording artist. Praised by many publications such as Fanfare Magazine for “fast becoming known for his ability to combine virtuosity with intense, well-thought-out interpretations” and by The Strad Magazine for “showing himself to be in full command….