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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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Abendlied (Cello Sextet)

Josef Rheinberger was a prolific organ composer. One of his most well-known organ works – Abendlied (Evening Song) – is available for cello sextet from editor Valter Dešpalj. (Read more...)

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Griffin Blues on the G String (5-20 Celli)

Steven Griffin – a Welsh composer and teacher whose music has been described as “alluring contemporary sounds” and “quite superb,” – publishes his first work with us: Blues on the G String, written for a "multi-level" cello ensemble that can support anywhere from five to twenty cellists! (Read more...)

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Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte (12 Celli)

Ravel, the master of orchestration, was well-known for reworking solo pieces (both original and by other composers) for full orchestra. His Pavane pour une infante défunte was one such piece. This arrangement of the Pavane for 12 celli marks the editorial debut of Kars Sebastian Keen with Ovation Press. (Read more...)

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Schubert Arpeggione Sonata (Cello & Guitar)

Valter Dešpalj delivers an exciting new arrangement of the only notable piece for the arpeggione, a long-extinct six-stringed instrument bowed like a cello but fretted and tuned like a guitar. (Read more...)

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Saint-Saëns Allegro Appassionato (Cello Quintet)

The Allegro Appassionato is one representation of the strong interest Camille Saint-Saëns developed in the cello during the middle of his career. This special edition by Hans Erik Deckert features a solo cello with a 4-celli accompaniment. (Read more...)

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