(15 September 1848 – 14 February 1890)
German cellist, composer, teacher, and dedicatee of Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme
(15 September 1890 – 21 November 1974)
Here is Pierre Fournier performing Martin’s Cello Concerto with the Cleveland Orchestra conducted by George Szell:
Here is the Prelude from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 5 in c minor, BWV 1011:
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