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12 Duets, Op. 105

Two Violoncellos Performance Score

By Friedrich August Kummer

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Cello Duet
Two Violoncellos Performance Score. Composed by Friedrich August Kummer (1797-1879). Edited by Susanne Richter, Wolfgang Birtel. Schott. Classical. Softcover. 28 pages. Schott Music #CB243. Published by Schott Music (HL.49019118).

Item Number: HL.49019118

9x12 inches. Ed. Wolfgang Birtel cello fing./bowing: Susanne Richter.

Friedrich August Kummer (1797–1879) came from a family of musicians, studied violoncello with the renowned solo cellist Friedrich Dotzauer of the Dresden Court Chapel and then worked as a cellist first at the Royal Opera House, later at the Dresden Court Chapel. Kummer composed of course for 'his' instrument as well, writing not only a cello method, but also a large number of performance pieces. To prevent any trouble with difficult works, his works also include numerous studies and easy pieces such as '12 Duets for 2 Violoncellos' Op. 105. They are one-movement pieces which demand cantabile and concertante playing at a moderate level of difficulty and are the ideal introduction to chamber music playing.

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