Arietta for cello and piano was written in 1990 and premiered by Paul Brantley and Arlene Shrut in New York, May 1991. An aria for two, it opens with a quiet uncertainty, swells to a rhapsodic denouement, and fades away in requiescence. 7 min. Advanced.
These solo instrumental arrangements are faithful to Bernstein's score,
and have been idiomatically adapted to the instruments for these
editions. Each book also includes piano accompaniment and a companion play-along CD with tempo adjustment software for CD-ROM computer
Intermediate to Advanced Level.
Like his father, Carl
Philipp Emanuel Bach wrote three sonatas for viola da gamba. These
sonatas can also be played very effectively on the cello; the fingerings
in the marked copies provide helpful suggestions.
Figured bass realized by Wolfgang Kostujak
Includes a supplementary cello part edited by David Geringas