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violoncello

Gabriel Fauré - Elégie Op. 24 - Orchestra accompaniment (6 : 32)
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Robert Schumann - Cello concerto Op. 129 in Am- 2nd mouvement (3 : 53)
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Schum-CelloCtoAmOp129-mouv2-demo -
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Gabriel Fauré - Sicilienne (Excerpt from Pelléas et Mélisande) - Piano accompagnement (5:11)
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Fauré-Sicilienne-demo -
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Jules Massenet - Meditation de Thaïs ( 5 : 38)
Solo start after 2 bars. Play along demo:
 
 
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Massenet-Méditation de Thaïs-demo -
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Georg Goltermann - Cello concerto Nr 4 in G, op 65. Accomp. piano, 1st mouv. allegro (3 : 41). The orchestra conductor score no longer exists in ONE US bookstore, for rental reserved for orchestras and conservatories... If anyone has it, I’ll take it at a good price!
 
 
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Golterman-CelloCtoN4inG-a-demo -
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J.S.Bach - Arioso (Adagio from cantataBWV 156) Piano accompaniment in G (5:59)
Celli and violin play this piece in this G tune.
!!! Repeats on ALL parts, then coda.
2 clicks (3, 4) and up to you. Have fun !
 
 
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Bach-AriosoBWV156-Sol-demo -
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J.S.Bach - Arioso (Adagio from cantataBWV 156)
Strings accompaniment in G (3:02)

4  clicks and go. Without any repeat (like the original, it seems to me...). Play along demo:
 
 
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Bach-AriosoBWV156-Sol-Strings-demo -
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Serguei Rachmaninov - Vocalise Op. 34 (7 : 06)
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E. Elgar - Salut d'amour, piano accompaniment (2:37)
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E. Elgar - Salut d'amour, orchestra accompaniment  (2:19)
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Elgar-Salut d'Amour-Acc.Piano-demo -
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C. Saint-Saens - The swan, excerpt from "Carnaval des animaux"- ( 2 : 48)
Harp accompaniment. Play along demo:
 
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St-Saens-LeCygne-Harpe-demo -
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F. Schubert - Cello sonata in Am - Arpeggione
1st mouvement - Allegro moderato (11:28)

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F. Schubert - Cello sonata in Am - Arpeggione
2nd mouvement - Adagio (3 : 53)

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Frederic Chopin - Introduction and polonaise brillante
for cello & piano (8 : 39)
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Antonio Vivaldi - Cello sonata Nr 5 in Em, RV 40 -1st mouv. Largo and 2nd Allegro (6 : 52). Harpsichord and basso continuo accompaniment . 4 clicks at the beginning of each movement and 2 clicks (sorry, Mr Vivaldi) at each repeat. (The cello always starts on the lift after last click). Play first along an excerpt from Largo:
 
Then an excerpt from Allegro:
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Vivaldi-cello sonataRV40-largo-demo -
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Max Bruch - Kol Nidrei - Orchestra accompaniment (11:15) 
Outstanding and indispensable piece for cello.
At the start of cello, make sure the strings fall on the half-sighs (all along the introduction). Play along demo:
 
 
 
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Bruch-Kol Nidrei-demo -
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A. Dvorak - Cello concerto in Bm - 1st mouvement (15:09)
 
It’s a bit steep for most of us, "poor" amateurs, but I couldn’t dedicate a page to cello without this historical piece, brilliant, sublissime, and so on! I had a great time on the opening, but if you’re impatient, the cello attacks around 3:30 (B.............. C-D  B............   : )
 
 
 
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Dvorak-CelloCtoBm-a-demo -
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Robert Schumann - Fantasiestücke Op. 73 - 1,
Zart und mit Ausdruck (3 : 06)
Cello starts on the 4th beat:
 
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SchumannFantasieStück1-demo -
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Camille Saint-Saens - The swan, excerpt from "Carnaval des animaux"- ( 3 : 04)
Two pianos accompaniment. Play along demo:

 
 
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St-Saens-LeCygne2Pianos-demo -
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Joseph Haydn - Cello concerto in D - 0p. 101
1st mouv. Allegro moderato (12 : 51)

End of movement: either you stop and restart the accompaniment to play a cadenza or you keep the trill 2 bars and go directly to the end ( preceded by 4 clicks).
 
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Haydn-CelloD-Op101-a-demo -
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Joseph Haydn - Cello concerto in D - 0p. 101
2nd mouvement Adagio (4 : 33)

The first 3 tempo clicks give the cello first note. Le 4th is "muted"... and it's up to you !
No final cadenza (sorry, M. Haydn), Keep trill A/B along 2 bars, then coda. Play along demo:
 
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Haydn-CelloD-Op101-b-demo -
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Antonio Vivaldi - Cello sonata Nr 3 in Am, RV 43 -1st mouv. Largo and 2nd Allegro (7 : 23).
Play along demos:, Largo (a) and Allegro (b) :
 
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Vivaldi-CelloSonataRV43-a-largo-demo -
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Vivaldi-CelloSonatRV43-b-allegro-demo -
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C. Saint-Saens - cello concerto Nr 1 Op. 33 in Am
Part 1 (5:06) 
I had to invent 2 parts to get downloadable mp3. Here is the first, up to bar 205 (or 206 depending on the editions).
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St-Saens-CelloCtoAmOp33-a-demo -
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C. Saint-Saens - cello concerto Nr 1 Op. 33 in Am
Part 2 (11:46) 
Start to bar 206 (or 207 depending on the editions), to the "minuetto" of violins. There is no blank at the beginning, so must the two parts fit perfectly on your player. Play along demo:
 
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St-Saens-CelloCtoAmOp33-b-demo -
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G. Fauré - Après un rêve/After a dream (3:00)
Orchestra accompaniment in the original tune Cm.
One 3 beats bar (the 3 notes of flute) and up to you : )
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Fauré-Après un rêve-demo -
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A. Vivaldi - Sonata RV 40-Mvt 3-Lento- Orchestra version (3:37)
Version from the film Barry Lindon. Arrangement by Paul Bazelaire, could'nt find the score. So I wrote up : ) A piece  lower level cellists  can play (just like me).
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Vivald-RV40-3-demo -
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More pieces to come ... Feel free to ask here what work you’d like. I’ll let you know when it’s online and it will cost to you....3 euros : )