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Ovation Press is proud to bring you an exciting new way to discover string music with an extensive selection of orchestral excerpts and parts, unique arrangements for cello ensemble, solo music and chamber music for violin, viola, cello and bass. Ovation Press is the only publisher to offer music edited by today’s most prominent string players including concertmasters and principals of major orchestras, leading pedagogues and highly respected international soloists. You are just minutes away from downloading and printing the string music you need while gaining access to the bowings, fingerings and other musical ideas of living legends.

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Wagner's Prelude from Tristan & Isolde (Cello Octet)

The Prelude to Wagner’s monumental opera Tristan & Isolde is a classic of orchestral writing: with both the famous ‘Tristan chord’ at the start and the luscious cello tune. The Tristan Prelude has become Cellophony’s signature piece! (Read more...)


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Rachmaninoff Prelude in G minor Op. 23, No. 5 for (Violin Solo)

One of the most well-known Rachmaninoff preludes, the G Minor from Op. 23 is a popular subject for arrangement and orchestration. Editor Ernst Schliephake has transcribed this quintessential Post-Romantic era work for violin. (Read more...)


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Francoeur Sonata IV in E Major (Cello and Piano)

The other Francoeur brother joins the Ovation Press catalog with editor Nada Radulovich at the lead. Check out her edition of Louis Francoeur's Sonata IV in E Major. (Read more...)


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Dešpalj Dotzauer Variations on "Là ci darem la mano" (Cello Duo)

Based off of the duet from Mozart's 1787 opera Don Giovanni, Dotzauer's arrangement of Variations on "Là ci darem la mano" have been expertly edited by Valter Dešpalj for two celli. (Read more...)


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Janof Rondo in Blue (Cello & Piano)

Enjoy an original composition from Tim Janof, a self-taught cellist who learned and played for years before he had his first teacher as a sophomore in college. (Read more...)




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