10 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 10 September

1659 Henry Purcell (c. 10 September 1659 – 21 November 1695) English composer – Here is Camille Thomas playing “When I Am Laid In Earth” from his Dido and Aeneas at the Musée du Louvre, with the Brussels Philharmonic conducted by Mathieu Herzog:  1842 Carl Wilhelm Oskar (Oscar) Eberle

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9 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 9 September

1583 Girolamo Frescobaldi (9 September 1583 – 1 March 1643) Italian composer and keyboard virtuoso – Here is his Canzona No. 2 performed on baroque cello by Emily Davidson with Emma Gavenda on harpsichord:  1939 Zbigniew Namysłowski Happy birthday!  Polish jazz alto saxophonist, flutist, cellist, trombonist, pianist, and composer

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8 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 8 September

1825 Michał Modzelewski (8 September 1825 — 13 December 1879) Ukrainian cellist and composer of Polish descent – Here is a recording of Adrien François Servais’s Fantaisie et variations sur des motifs de l’opéra La fille du régiment de Donizetti, Op. 16, by cellist Yutaka Hayashi and pianist Yusuke Satake,

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7 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 7 September

1855 Anton Hekking (7 September 1855 – 18 November 1935) Dutch cellist and teacher who worked in both the USA and Germany – Here is a recording of him playing Popper’s “Papillon”:  1907 Adnan Saygun (7 September 1907 – 6 January 1991) Turkish composer Here is his Partita for

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6 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 6 September

1898 Boris Blinder (6 September 1898 – 31 January 1987) Russian-American cellist – Here is a recording of him playing the Brahms Double Concerto with his violinist brother Naoum Blinder and the Standard Symphony Orchestra conducted by Pierre Monteux:  1901 Francesco von Mendelssohn  (6 September 1901 – 22 September

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5 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 5 September

1735 Johann Christian Bach (5 September 1735 – 1 January 1782) German composer, 18th child of Johann Sebastian Bach – Here is his Sinfonia concertante for violin, cello, and orchestra W.C34 in A Major, recorded by violinist Anna McDonald, cellist Sebastian Comberti, and The Hanover Band conducted by Anthony Halstead:

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4 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 4 September

1824 Anton Bruckner (4 September 1824 – 11 October 1896) Austrian composer, organist, and music theorist – Here is his “Locus iste” arranged for cello quartet by cellist Orfeo Mandozzi and performed by cellist Nerea Sorozábal:  1892 Darius Milhaud (4 September 1892 – 22 June 1974) French composer, conductor, and

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3 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 3 September

1695 Pietro Locatelli (3 September 1695 – 30 March 1764) Italian composer and violinist – Here is his Sonata in D Major (a mix of two of Locatelli’s violin sonatas) performed by cellist Min Ji Kim and pianist Ofelia Montalvan: 1704 Giovanni Battista Costanzi (3 September 1704 – 5 March

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2 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 2 September

1873 Walter Lenck (2 September 1873 – 13 August 1952) German- South African cellist, sculptor, draftsman, painter, architect, composer, and dramatist – 1917 Laurindo Almeida (2 September 1917 – 26 July 1995) Brazilian composer and guitarist Here is his “Lobiana” performed by cellist Yvonne Timoianu and guitarist Günther Berger: 

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1 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 1 September

1653 Johann Pachelbel  (baptized 1 September 1653 – 3 March 1706) German composer – Here is a video by The Piano Guys of their own version of Pachelbel’s famous Canon:  1854 Engelbert Humperdinck (1 September 1854 – 27 September 1921)  German composer Here is “Abendsegen” from his opera Hänsel

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