The great cellists

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Trafalgar Square Pub., Feb 1, 1989 - Music - 352 pages
The instrument we know today developed from the 'bass violin' and came into general use in the seventeenth century. Through her research of performers and teachers, from Boccherini and Romberg to Casala and Jacqueline du Pre, author Margaret Campbell presents a rich picture of traditions handed down the generations and developed internationally, and recreates the magic of the greatest cellists in history.

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This book goes to extremes: there are too many cellists and too little everything else. For the person wanting information about a particular cellist, what is here is merely brief, anecdotal reportage ... Read full review


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