Whenever you ask a person why they like a piece of music it usually results in inarticulate generalities. Join me as I look into the first three pieces I ever played by Goltermann plus the newest--Grand Duo, Op. 15, describing music and melody in particular.
"The Violoncello and Its History" the Introduction. Joseph Wasielewski wrote a 200+ page book about the cello, where it came from, its development, and the musicians who made it happen. This is a short observation regarding the introduction of the book, which deals mostly with the viola da gamba from which the cello is derived.
A short back story and delving into women in the cello world. Not long ago I received an email from a podcast listener who asked if I had ever considered women as a part of my project. I replied that I had. In fact, I got very excited with the discovery of a sonata by … Continue reading Women composers and Cello Music
One year and a half of videos and a podcast started. Coming up this summer, a looking back of music learned.