Compunix BlogOvation Press Blog http://ovationpress.com/x-rss.blog.aspx?genreid=1Ovation Press Blog 2010http://ovationpress.com/p-563-valter-despalj-stradella-and-boismortier.aspxValter Despalj - Stradella and BoismortierEditor Valter Dešpalj's newest transcriptions for cello ensemble pull from two of the three major periods within the Baroque period. Alessandro Stradella's Sinfonia a tre and Joseph Bodin de Boismortier's Concerto in A minor represent the Middle Baroque and Late Baroque respectively.Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:43:39 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-563-valter-despalj-stradella-and-boismortier.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-562-viacheslav-dinerchtein-popper-spinning-song.aspxViacheslav Dinerchtein Popper Spinning SongDavid Popper is well-known for a number of shorter showpieces written to highlight the unique sound and style native to the cello. He extended the instrument's range to new heights with pieces such as Spinnlied (Spinning Song). Viacheslav Dinerchtein's arrangement brings that same approach in his transcription for the viola. It is a technical tour de force in under two minutes.Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:19:36 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-562-viacheslav-dinerchtein-popper-spinning-song.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-561-hans-erik-deckert-hassler-intraden-tanzen-und-springen.aspxHans Erik Deckert - Hassler Intraden & Tanzen und SpringenTwo Hans have come together to deliver two new arrangements for our cello ensemble catalog! Prolific Ovation Press editor and in-demand musician Hans Erik Deckert has chosen the Drei Intraden (preludes) and Tanzen und Springen of Renaissance/Early Baroque composer Hans Leo Hassler as his subject.Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:53:42 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-561-hans-erik-deckert-hassler-intraden-tanzen-und-springen.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-558-the-ultimate-challenge-for-double-bass.aspx"The Ultimate Challenge" for Double BassOnce proclaimed by the New York Times as “the master of his instrument,” Mr. Bradetich has not only provided Ovation Press with exceptional music, he has also recorded fantastic video interviews about his editions and topics around professional musical development. Now Mr. Bradetich has published with Ovation Press the Technical Exercises that accompany his book Double Bass: The Ultimate Challenge!Mon, 06 Oct 2014 01:57:04 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-558-the-ultimate-challenge-for-double-bass.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-557-cellophony-schubert-three-songs-from-schwanengesang-for-cello-octet.aspxCellophony - Schubert Three Songs from Schwanengesang for Cello OctetOur latest arrangement for cello ensemble has the unique fortune to also be featured on a new CD. In late August, Cellophony – a London-based cello octet – released their debut album Vibrez which features a varied tracklist of arrangements and adaptations for cello ensemble, including Franz Schubert's Three Songs from Schwanengesang, arranged for cello octet.Fri, 03 Oct 2014 22:59:55 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-557-cellophony-schubert-three-songs-from-schwanengesang-for-cello-octet.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-551-ernst-schliephake-rachmaninoff-prelude-in-g-minor.aspxErnst Schliephake — Rachmaninoff Prelude in G minorRachmaninoff's preludes are a staple of the piano repertoire. Now with the help of editor Ernst Schliephake, you can try them on violin.Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:34:25 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-551-ernst-schliephake-rachmaninoff-prelude-in-g-minor.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-546-helmut-lipskyvoyage-deux-volume-2-viola-duo.aspxHelmut Lipsky—Voyage à Deux volume 2 (viola duo)Back by popular demand, Helmut Lipsky has arranged volume 2 of his popular etude series Voyage à Deux for viola duo. The new edition allows violists and violinists to share in musical exploration through encounters with styles outside of the classical mainstream while offering numerous technical challenges to spur the development of the intermediate and advanced student. Take a trip with Voyage à Deux!Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:54:19 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-546-helmut-lipskyvoyage-deux-volume-2-viola-duo.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-544-stephen-watkins-bachs-chaconne-for-cello-quartet.aspxStephen Watkins — Bach's Chaconne for Cello QuartetOvation Press is excited to present a new arrangement of Bach's Chaconne for cello quartet by editor Stephen Watkins. This post takes a look at Mr. Watkins' approach to creating this new score.Thu, 29 May 2014 11:18:09 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-544-stephen-watkins-bachs-chaconne-for-cello-quartet.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-538-hans-erik-deckert-bach-five-chorales.aspxHans Erik Deckert — Bach Five ChoralesIn honor of J.S. Bach's 329th birthday, Ovation Press presents an arrangement of five of the composer's immortal Chorales by Hans Erik DeckertTue, 22 Apr 2014 11:29:25 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-538-hans-erik-deckert-bach-five-chorales.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-526-valter-despalj-dvorak-and-gershwin.aspxValter Despalj - Dvorak and GershwinAntonin Dvořák and George Gershwin... two composers from two different lands and two different time periods, though perhaps with more similarities than differences. In this latest release, editor Valter Dešpalj has masterfully arranged works by these two for the cello: Dvořák's Rondo and Gershwin's The Man I Love for cello octet.Tue, 29 Oct 2013 23:10:46 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-526-valter-despalj-dvorak-and-gershwin.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-525-amy-barlowe-scarlatti-sonata-for-violin-viola.aspxAmy Barlowe – Scarlatti Sonata for Violin & ViolaEditor Amy Barlowe has brought one of the more popular sonatas by Italian baroque composer Domenico Scarlatti to strings. Check out Scarlatti's Sonata in G Major transcribed for Violin and Viola.Mon, 21 Oct 2013 17:41:47 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-525-amy-barlowe-scarlatti-sonata-for-violin-viola.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-524-nielsen-tribute-for-cello-sextet.aspxNielsen - Tribute for Cello SextetDanish musician and self-taught composer Lene Holt Nielsen comes to Ovation Press with a unique arrangement that speaks to the idea of expression. Check out Tribute for Cello Sextet today!Tue, 15 Oct 2013 19:55:45 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-524-nielsen-tribute-for-cello-sextet.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-522-ruggiero-ricci-dvorak-violin-concerto.aspxRuggiero Ricci - Dvorak Violin ConcertoOn August 5th, 2012, the violin community lost a legend with the passing of Ruggiero Ricci. However, his legacy lives on and we are honored to bring you this posthumous release of the Ruggiero Ricci Edition of Dvořák's Violin ConcertoTue, 01 Oct 2013 17:22:10 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-522-ruggiero-ricci-dvorak-violin-concerto.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-521-new-and-improved-piano-reduction-forschelomo.aspxNew and Improved Piano Reduction for SchelomoThough our motto has always to provide expertly edited music for string players, our latest score, while for piano, should be of great interest to cellists and pianists alike. Editor Alex Maynegre has created a vastly improved piano reduction for Ernst Bloch's Schelomo.Tue, 01 Oct 2013 17:17:21 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-521-new-and-improved-piano-reduction-forschelomo.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-513-lawrence-hurst-distinguished-achievement-award.aspxLawrence Hurst - Distinguished Achievement AwardProfessor Emeritus Lawrence Hurst at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music has been awarded the 2013 Distinguished Achievement Award from the International Society of Bassists (ISB)!Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:35:54 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-513-lawrence-hurst-distinguished-achievement-award.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-512-bernard-zaslav-interview-and-dvok-scores.aspxBernard Zaslav - Interview and Dvořák ScoresIn an exclusive interview with acclaimed violist and editor Bernard Zaslav, we learn more about the inspiration for his memoirs, his thoughts on the changing music world, and his experience in transcribing music for the viola including three works by Antonin Dvořák: Four Romantic Pieces, Four Songs, and Slavonic Dance No. 1 for viola and piano.Wed, 10 Jul 2013 21:40:36 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-512-bernard-zaslav-interview-and-dvok-scores.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-511-celebrate-4th-of-july-with-sousas-liberty-bell.aspxCelebrate 4th of July with Sousa's Liberty BellBesides fireworks, there is perhaps no more iconic representation of American independence than the Liberty Bell. We invite you to celebrate this year's 4th of July holiday weekend with editor Stephen Watkins' fantastic cello ensemble arrangement of John Philip Sousa's Liberty Bell.Fri, 05 Jul 2013 13:42:09 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-511-celebrate-4th-of-july-with-sousas-liberty-bell.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-510-jorja-fleezanis-interview-don-juan-score.aspxJorja Fleezanis - Interview & Don Juan ScoreOvation Press interviews acclaimed violinist and editor Jorja Fleezanis, where she discusses her experiences as the second woman concertmaster in a major orchestra in the U.S., as well as her new edited orchestral violin part to Strauss' Don JuanTue, 02 Jul 2013 12:38:25 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-510-jorja-fleezanis-interview-don-juan-score.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-504-nada-radulovich-tchaikovsky-six-french-songs.aspxNada Radulovich - Tchaikovsky Six French SongsOvation Press is excited to collaborate with dynamic Detroit-born cellist, performer, and editor Nada Radulovich as she publishes her transcription of Tchaikovsky's Six French Songs for Cello and PianoSun, 12 May 2013 23:06:13 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-504-nada-radulovich-tchaikovsky-six-french-songs.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-503-charles-jacot-debussy-footsteps-in-the-snow.aspxCharles Jacot - Debussy Footsteps in the SnowThough we're clear of winter, Charles Jacot has sought fit to leave us with a little reminder of what many of us experience in the months between December and March via the Debussy prelude Footsteps in the Snow for cello quartet.Sun, 12 May 2013 23:03:03 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-503-charles-jacot-debussy-footsteps-in-the-snow.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-502-roland-pidoux-le-tombeau-de-couperin-for-cello-octet.aspxRoland Pidoux - Le Tombeau de Couperin for Cello OctetFrench cellist and editor Roland Pidoux brings Ravel's masterpiece Le Tombeau de Couperin to the cello octet in his lastest arrangement.Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:55:36 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-502-roland-pidoux-le-tombeau-de-couperin-for-cello-octet.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-496-hans-erik-deckert-classic-chorales-for-cello-ensemble.aspxHans Erik Deckert - Classic Chorales for Cello EnsembleDanish-German conductor-cellist Hans Erik Deckert has demonstrated an affinity in the past for older works of the Renaissance and early Baroque. His most recent work has produced a series of four chorale arrangements for cello ensemble from some of the most prolific composers of the age: Palestrina, Ockeghem, Praetorius, and Purcell.Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:11:35 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-496-hans-erik-deckert-classic-chorales-for-cello-ensemble.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-495-carsten-jaspert-a-cellists-take-on-chopin.aspxCarsten Jaspert - A Cellist's Take on ChopinWe are excited to announce the release of a new arrangement for cello ensemble by German-born cellist Carsten Jaspert, who has chosen the fantastic Chopin Etude in E-flat Minor to bring to cello quartet.Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:59:07 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-495-carsten-jaspert-a-cellists-take-on-chopin.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-494-gerhard-roither-interview-and-schumann-romanze.aspxGerhard Roither - Interview and Schumann RomanzeGerhard Roither, the man who published his own works for the 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic, sits down with us in an exclusive interview in which he discusses some of his arrangements. At the same time, Mr. Roither has released another new score with Ovation Press: Schumann's Romanze for 12 celliMon, 08 Apr 2013 13:33:54 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-494-gerhard-roither-interview-and-schumann-romanze.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-492-happy-pi-day-get-a-piece-of-pi-for-violin-and-viola.aspxHappy Pi Day! Get "A Piece of Pi" for Violin and Viola!It's that time of year when we celebrate the enigmatic number known as "Pi"! Celebrate your Pi Day this year with editor Steven Rochen's A Piece of Pi for Violin and Viola!Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:05:39 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-492-happy-pi-day-get-a-piece-of-pi-for-violin-and-viola.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-490-gerhard-roither-seven-spirituals-ack-vrmeland.aspxGerhard Roither - Seven Spirituals, Ack VärmelandGerhard Roither joins the ranks of Ovation Press editors with world class arrangements of folk songs for cello ensemble. Mr. Roither presents two works which he created at the request of the 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic, one of the world's most highly regarded cello ensembles: the Seven Spirituals and Ack Värmeland for 12 celli.Thu, 28 Feb 2013 08:41:22 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-490-gerhard-roither-seven-spirituals-ack-vrmeland.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-489-hans-erik-deckert-gastoldi-a-lieta-vita.aspxHans Erik Deckert - Gastoldi A lieta vitaHans Erik Deckert explores the Italian style in this release for cello ensemble, having arranged Gastoldi's A lieta vita for cello quintet.Tue, 19 Feb 2013 12:55:43 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-489-hans-erik-deckert-gastoldi-a-lieta-vita.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-487-norman-carol-featured-interview-and-scores.aspxNorman Carol - Featured Interview and ScoresIt is our pleasure to present a republished version of our interview with musical legend Norman Carol, former concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra for nearly thirty years, as well as a couple featured scores from Mr. Carol's catalog of orchestral parts that he has edited for Ovation Press.Tue, 12 Feb 2013 12:48:39 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-487-norman-carol-featured-interview-and-scores.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-485-hans-erik-deckert-aus-tiefer-not-for-cello-ensemble.aspxHans Erik Deckert - Aus tiefer Not for Cello EnsembleHans Erik Deckert has arranged multiple variations of a single work: Aus tiefer Not is a Lutheran chorale of which the words were written by Martin Luther himself as a paraphrase of Psalm 130. Many composers have set Luther's text to music including, as featured here, Johann Sebastian Bach for cello quintet and cello sextet and Max Reger for cello quintet.Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:57:15 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-485-hans-erik-deckert-aus-tiefer-not-for-cello-ensemble.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-484-hans-erik-deckert-delius-elegy-for-cello-septet.aspxHans Erik Deckert - Delius Elegy for Cello SeptetWith our first cello release of 2013, editor Hans Erik Deckert explores the work of a more obscure composer: Englishman Frederick Delius. He has chosen a work of great historical significance: Elegy for cello septet.Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:47:06 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-484-hans-erik-deckert-delius-elegy-for-cello-septet.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-481-best-of-2012-bass-scores.aspxBest of 2012 – Bass Scores Ovation Press presents the top scores of 2012 for bass.Wed, 02 Jan 2013 17:34:44 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-481-best-of-2012-bass-scores.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-480-best-of-2012-cello-scores.aspx Best of 2012 – Cello ScoresOvation Press presents the top scores of 2012 for celloWed, 02 Jan 2013 17:29:49 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-480-best-of-2012-cello-scores.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-479-best-of-2012-viola-scores.aspxBest of 2012 – Viola Scores Ovation Press presents the top scores of 2012 for viola.Wed, 02 Jan 2013 17:24:10 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-479-best-of-2012-viola-scores.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-478-best-of-2012-violin-scores.aspxBest of 2012 – Violin ScoresOvation Press presents the top scores of 2012 for violin!Wed, 02 Jan 2013 17:19:26 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-478-best-of-2012-violin-scores.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-477-jeffrey-solow-talks-ovation-press-arrangements-in-an-exclusive-interview.aspxJeffrey Solow Talks Ovation Press Arrangements in an Exclusive InterviewOvation Press editor and acclaimed cellist Jeffrey Solow recently gave an exclusive interview with Ovation Press which included a discussion of three fantastic scores: Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata and Mendelssohn's Song without Words "Sweet Remembrance" & Variations ConcertantesFri, 21 Dec 2012 15:16:02 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-477-jeffrey-solow-talks-ovation-press-arrangements-in-an-exclusive-interview.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-475-roland-pidoux-arranges-schubert-poem-for-cello-octet.aspxRoland Pidoux Arranges Schubert Poem for Cello Octet Roland Pidoux, the French cellist and editor who recently joined Ovation Press back in September, has published a new arrangement. This time around, Pidoux has chosen a relatively unknown gem for all of us: Schubert's Gesang der Geister über den Wassern, arranged for cello octet.Thu, 13 Dec 2012 13:45:36 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-475-roland-pidoux-arranges-schubert-poem-for-cello-octet.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-474-deckert-brings-birds-and-bees-to-cello-ensemble.aspxDeckert Brings Birds and Bees to Cello EnsembleThe symphonic sounds of aerial wildlife are present in a new batch of arrangements for cello ensemble from editor Hans Erik Deckert featuring: Saint-Saëns' The Swan for Cello Quintet, Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee for 9-12 Celli, and the folk tune Song of the Birds for 10 Celli.Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:32:35 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-474-deckert-brings-birds-and-bees-to-cello-ensemble.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-473-carsten-japserts-debut-brings-works-to-cello-ensemble.aspxCarsten Japsert's Debut Brings Works to Cello EnsembleGerman cellist Carsten Jaspert is the latest to join the ranks of exceptional musicians that have arranged, edited, and composed music for Ovation Press, bringing two works to the cello ensemble: Moszkowski's  Guitarre and Strauss' Pizzicato Polka.Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:46:39 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-473-carsten-japserts-debut-brings-works-to-cello-ensemble.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-472-deckert-arranges-bachs-art-of-fugue.aspxDeckert Arranges Bach's Art of FugueOvation Press editor Hans Erik Deckert has arranged the four canons from The Art of Fugue for cello duo. These canons are among Bach's longest and most complex, developing aspects of fugal composition which are difficult to sustain in canon.Mon, 05 Nov 2012 15:13:55 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-472-deckert-arranges-bachs-art-of-fugue.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-470-valter-depalj-offenbach-musette-for-cello-and-guitar.aspxValter Dešpalj - Offenbach Musette for Cello and GuitarWith the last month having been focused on the violin and the work of composer Helmut Lipsky, we're excited to shift the focus back to you cellists this week with a great transcription by editor Valter Dešpalj. In the past, Mr. Dešpalj has delivered some very creative arrangements that bring the cello together with guitar. Jacques Offenbach's Musette is the latest to feature this pairing.Tue, 23 Oct 2012 09:56:48 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-470-valter-depalj-offenbach-musette-for-cello-and-guitar.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-469-helmut-lipsky-special-interview-series-and-suite.aspxHelmut Lipsky Special Interview Series and SuiteFor the past few weeks on our blog String Visions we've been running a special multi-part series revolving around the work of Ovation Press composer Helmut Lipsky. The interview series consisted of four parts and a special score spotlight on Mr. Lipsky's violin duo suite Voyage à deux Volume 1 (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) and Volume 2.Tue, 16 Oct 2012 09:04:27 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-469-helmut-lipsky-special-interview-series-and-suite.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-458-roland-pidoux-exclusive-interview-and-scores.aspxRoland Pidoux Exclusive Interview and ScoresWe have a real treat for you on our blog String Visions - an exclusive interview with editor Roland Pidoux. Mr. Pidoux shares with us some of his musical and professional experiences, as well as discussing his approach in creating two outstanding arrangements for cello ensemble: Rachmaninoff's Vocalise for Cello Octet and Fauré's Après un rêve for Cello Octet.Wed, 12 Sep 2012 09:39:19 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-458-roland-pidoux-exclusive-interview-and-scores.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-449-anthony-stoops-paganini-caprice-no-14.aspxAnthony Stoops – Paganini Caprice No. 14Leading bass performer and pedagogue Anthony Stoops has published another virtuoso solo work perfect for use in competitions and festivals – Paganini's Caprice No. 14 transcribed for Bass Solo.Tue, 14 Aug 2012 13:43:33 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-449-anthony-stoops-paganini-caprice-no-14.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-448-valter-depalj-four-cello-ensemble-arrangements-from-different-periods.aspxValter Dešpalj – Four Cello Ensemble Arrangements from Different PeriodsIn the latest release from acclaimed cello editor, pedagogue, and performer Valter Dešpalj we have a series of four scores spanning a range of musical styles from the Baroque to the post-Romantic: Telemann's Sonata in D minor for Cello Trio, Beethoven's Sonata Op. 6 for Cello Trio, Mendelssohn's Andante religioso for Cello Quartet, and Lalo's Intermezzo from the Cello Concerto for Cello Octet.Tue, 14 Aug 2012 12:03:52 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-448-valter-depalj-four-cello-ensemble-arrangements-from-different-periods.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-446-ovation-press-publishes-first-string-trio.aspxOvation Press Publishes First String Trio!In the last few months we have been greatly expanding our catalog of cello ensemble scores, in no small part thanks to editors like Charles Jacot. Now, Mr. Jacot has collaborated with Ovation Press to publish our first arrangement for string trio: the Fugue from Le Tombeau de Couperin by Maurice Ravel.Fri, 27 Jul 2012 15:03:48 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-446-ovation-press-publishes-first-string-trio.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-445-hans-erik-deckert-rachmaninoff-and-wagner-arranged-for-cello-ensemble.aspxHans Erik Deckert – Rachmaninoff and Wagner Arranged for Cello EnsembleHans Erik Deckert has added to his selection of arrangements with the "vocal" works of two composers primarily known for works on other mediums: Rachmaninoff's Vocalise (arranged for cello sextet) and Wagner's Zug zum Münster (arranged for cello quartet) enhancing the melodic essence of the original works with the rich sound of multiple cellosFri, 27 Jul 2012 14:52:07 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-445-hans-erik-deckert-rachmaninoff-and-wagner-arranged-for-cello-ensemble.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-438-charles-jacot-marche-marionette-and-aubade.aspxCharles Jacot – Marche Marionette and AubadeCharles Jacot continues to bring us more incredible scores for the cello, arranging two short piano works from two distinctly different composers: Gounod's Marche Funèbre d'une Marionnette Arranged for Cello Quartet and Satie's Avant-Dernières Pensées - Aubade Arranged for Cello Duo (adding to Jacot's previous arrangement for cello quartet).Sat, 30 Jun 2012 15:06:14 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-438-charles-jacot-marche-marionette-and-aubade.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-435-charles-jacot-stephen-watkins-girl-with-the-flaxen-hair.aspxCharles Jacot & Stephen Watkins – Girl with the Flaxen HairAs we continue to expand the catalog of music available for the cello ensemble, we mark the start of June with a special collaborative score. Charles Jacot has edited Debussy's The Girl with the Flaxen Hair arranged for cello quartet by another one of our editors: Stephen Watkins. Hear Debussy's famous piano work fabulously arranged for cello quartet, imbued with the style of two of our finest editors!Mon, 04 Jun 2012 14:03:22 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-435-charles-jacot-stephen-watkins-girl-with-the-flaxen-hair.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-428-hans-erik-deckert-canzoni-for-12-and-22-celli.aspxHans Erik Deckert – Canzoni for 12 and 22 Celli!New Ovation Press editor Hans Erik Deckert has just published two exciting Canzoni for celli. Like many of our editors, Mr. Deckert has an affinity and a knack for chamber music – especially when it comes to all-cello groups – transforming a 22-voice Gabrieli Canzone into an arrangement for 22 Celli! In addition, Hans Erik Deckert is a composer in his own right, bringing his Canzona for 12 Celli to Ovation PressTue, 15 May 2012 15:06:16 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-428-hans-erik-deckert-canzoni-for-12-and-22-celli.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-427-michael-tree-schumann-5-folk-pieces-for-viola.aspxMichael Tree – Schumann 5 Folk Pieces for ViolaOvation Press is excited to welcome world-famous violist and founding member of the Guarneri String Quartet Michael Tree to its already outstanding roster of viola editors. In Mr. Tree's first release he shines a light into Robert Schumann's more obscure compositional period with Fünf Stücke im Volkston (Five Pieces in Popular Style) for viola and piano!Tue, 08 May 2012 11:32:46 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-427-michael-tree-schumann-5-folk-pieces-for-viola.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-425-charles-jacot-scores-for-cello-ensemble-by-josquin.aspxCharles Jacot – Scores for Cello Ensemble by JosquinCharles Jacot arranges Renaissance master Josquin for cello ensemble – El Grillo for Cello Quartet, Mille regretz for Cello Quartet, and La déploration de la mort de Johannes Ockeghem for Cello Quintet transpose Renaissance vocal music to the modern setting of the cello.Tue, 24 Apr 2012 09:16:44 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-425-charles-jacot-scores-for-cello-ensemble-by-josquin.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-424-valterdepalj-new-cello-ensemble-scores.aspxValter Dešpalj – New Cello Ensemble ScoresAcclaimed cellist, performer, pedagogue, and Ovation Press editor Valter Dešpalj continues to bring us exciting new transcriptions featuring the cello. This time around, he is showing off his skill in arrangements for ensemble, with transcriptions of Ruggiero Leoncavallo's Serenade for Cello and Guitar and Johann Strauss Sr.'s Jellacic March for Cello QuartetTue, 24 Apr 2012 08:50:46 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-424-valterdepalj-new-cello-ensemble-scores.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-423-amy-barlowe-two-suites-for-string-orchestra.aspxAmy Barlowe – Two Suites for String OrchestraAmy Barlowe, the dynamic composer who brought us the internationally-acclaimed 12 Etude-Caprices in the Styles of Great Composers has released two suites for string orchestra. The first – Celebration Suite –  is for string orchestra, percussion and sopranos while the second – Suite Celtica – is for string orchestra. These are significant additions to our catalog of music from a composer who has received rave reviews from musicians globally.Mon, 23 Apr 2012 18:23:43 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-423-amy-barlowe-two-suites-for-string-orchestra.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-421-alan-bodman-glazunov-chant-du-menestrel.aspxAlan Bodman - Glazunov Chant du MenestrelEditor Alan Bodman gives us an exciting opportunity to see how seamlessly the musical ideas of Russian composer Alexander Glazunov can be translated from cello to viola with his arrangement of Glazunov's Chant du ménestrel for viola.Sun, 15 Apr 2012 18:06:28 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-421-alan-bodman-glazunov-chant-du-menestrel.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-419-edwin-barker-also-sprach-zarathustra.aspxEdwin Barker - Also sprach ZarathustraEdwin Barker adds another edition of Also sprach Zarathustra for bass to the Ovation Press catalog. Check it out today and share your thoughts on how it compares to Paul Ellison's arrangement.Mon, 02 Apr 2012 20:32:02 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-419-edwin-barker-also-sprach-zarathustra.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-415-gregor-piatigorsky-variations-on-a-pagnini-theme.aspxGregor Piatigorsky – Variations on a Pagnini ThemeAt Ovation Press, we offer the original arrangement of Piatigorsky's Variations on a Paganini Theme as published by the great master. In addition, we have an Ovation Press original version with the piano part arranged for string orchestra.Mon, 12 Mar 2012 13:33:08 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-415-gregor-piatigorsky-variations-on-a-pagnini-theme.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-414-stephen-watkins-romantic-modern-cello-ensembles.aspxStephen Watkins – Romantic & Modern Cello EnsemblesOvation Press is excited to be making several additions to its growing catalog of arrangements for cello ensemble. We have announced the publication of a new set of cello ensemble scores by editor Stephen Watkins. This post takes a look at Mr. Watkins' Romantic and Modern era scores.Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:55:38 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-414-stephen-watkins-romantic-modern-cello-ensembles.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-413-stephen-watkins-baroque-classical-cello-ensembles.aspxStephen Watkins – Baroque & Classical Cello EnsemblesOvation Press is excited to be making several additions to its growing catalog of arrangements for cello ensemble. This month we are announcing the publication of a new set of cello ensemble scores by editor Stephen Watkins. This post takes a look at Mr. Watkins' Baroque and Classical era scores.Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:23:41 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-413-stephen-watkins-baroque-classical-cello-ensembles.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-412-steven-rochen-a-piece-of-pi.aspxSteven Rochen – A Piece of PiWe have an exciting new score to celebrate Pi Day (March 14) with! Check out Steven Rochen's A Piece of Pi violin and A Piece of Pi for viola.Sun, 11 Mar 2012 20:38:34 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-412-steven-rochen-a-piece-of-pi.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-411-anthony-stoops-new-double-bass-scores.aspxAnthony Stoops – New Double Bass ScoresWe are excited to release new scores from leading bass performer and pedagogue Anthony Stoops. Mr. Stoops has published two virtuoso works for solo bass that are perfect for use in competitions. Basso Capriccioso, an original composition, was written during a recording session for his first CD Bass Fiddle. In addition, check out Mr. Stoops transcription of Paganini's Caprice No. 9 for bassSun, 11 Mar 2012 19:59:44 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-411-anthony-stoops-new-double-bass-scores.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-410-viacheslav-dinerchtein-sarasate-caprice-basque.aspxViacheslav Dinerchtein Sarasate Caprice BasqueWe are very excited to announce the first release by violist Viacheslav Dinerchtein, a new editor at Ovation Press: Pablo de Sarasate’s Caprice Basque arranged for viola! You won't want to miss this irresistible new score that pushes the technical and musical boundaries of the viola.Sat, 10 Mar 2012 21:15:29 GMThttp://ovationpress.com/p-410-viacheslav-dinerchtein-sarasate-caprice-basque.aspxhttp://ovationpress.com/p-403-valter-despalj-new-popper-and-haydn-scores.aspxValter Despalj – New Popper and Haydn ScoresExciting new music for cellists is available from editor Valter Dešpalj. Check out his arrangement of David Popper's Polonaise de Concert for cello ensemble and his cadenzas from Haydn's Cello Concertos, exclusively from Ovation Press. In all of these works, Valter Dešpalj's formidable skills as an editor shine through, incorporating the original musical ideas of the com