13 October Cellist Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 13 October

1890 Gösta Nystroem (13 October 1890 – 9 August 1966) Swedish composer – Here is the first movement of his Sinfonia Concertante for Cello and Orchestra recorded by cellist Elemér Lavotha with the Stockholm Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Göran W Nilson:  1897 Harrison Kerr (13 October 1897 –

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12 October Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 12 October

1872 Ralph Vaughan Williams (12 October 1872 – 26 August 1958) English composer – Here are his Six Studies in English Folk Song performed by cellist Oren Shevlin and pianist Nicholas Rimmer:  1890 Luís de Freitas Branco (12 October 1890 – 27 November 1955) Portuguese composer, musicologist, and music professor

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11 October Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 11 October

1971 Tanya Haden Happy birthday! Happy birthday to Rachel and Petra, too! American cellist and vocalist – Here she plays cello with her triplet sisters Rachel and Petra Haden and also with Scott and Sean Wheatley, and Evan Hartzell in “I Will Ride”:  Your Turn Know of other cellists,

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10 October Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 10 October

1813 Giuseppe Verdi (10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) Italian composer – Here is his “Libiamo ne’lieti calici” (Brindisi) from La Traviata arranged for cello and orchestra, performed by cellist Sally Maer with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew Greene:  1845 Anton Jörgen Andersen (10 October 1845

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9 October Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 9 October

1727 Johann Wilhelm Hertel (9 October 1727 – 14 June 1789) German composer, violinist, and harpsichordist – Here is the first movement of his Cello Concerto in a minor, recorded by cellist Bettina Messerschmidt with the Merseburger Hofmusik conducted by Michael Schönheit:  1827 Max Seifriz (9 October 1827 —

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Cello Birthdays – 8 October

1551 Giulio Caccini (8 October 1551 – c.10 December 1618) Italian composer, teacher, singer, instrumentalist, and writer – Here is his most famous piece, “Ave Maria,” which was actually composed by Vladimir Vavilov and attributed to Caccini. Here is an arrangement by David Cullen, recorded by Julian Lloyd Webber with

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7 Ocotber Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 7 October

1798 Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume (7 October 1798 – 19 March 1875) French luthier, businessman, and inventor – Here is cellist Raphael Wallfisch talking about his Vuillaume cello:  1802 Bernhard Molique (7 October 1802 – 10 May 1869) German violinist and composer Here is his Cello Concerto in D Major, Op.45 (1853),

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6 October Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 6 October

1896 Otto Siegl (6 October 1896 — 9 November 1978) Austrian composer – Here is his duet for violin and cello, Gartenmusik, Op. 19, recorded in the wee hours on children’s instruments by Irma Servatius and Mary Milanič: He also wrote a cello concerto and a piece for cello and

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5 October Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 5 October

1817 Eduard Franck (5 October 1817 – 1 December 1893) German composer, pianist, and teacher – Here is the first movement of his Cello Sonata, Op. 42, performed by cellist Christian Schrock and pianist Woori Kim:  1927 John W. Downey (5 October 1927 – 18 December 2004) American composer,

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Cello Birthdays 4 October

Cello Birthdays – 4 October

1749 Jean-Louis Duport (4 October 1749 – 7 September 1819) French cellist, composer, and teacher – Here is his Cello Concerto No. 4 in e minor (1798) performed by cellist Peter Hörr and the Hofkapelle Weimar:  He is sometimes referred to as “Duport the Younger” to distinguish him from

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