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Elgar - Violoncello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85

2-CD Set

By Edward Elgar

2-CD Set. Composed by Edward Elgar (1857-1934). Sheet music with CD. Music Minus One. Classical. Softcover with CD. 24 pages. Music Minus One #MMO3720. Published by Music Minus One (HL.400070).

Item Number: HL.400070

ISBN 159615411X. 9x12 inches.

Performed by Anatoli Krastev, violoncello

Accompaniment: Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor: Nayden Todorov

Sir Edward Elgar's magnificent Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra was a very personal one for the composer and a tremendous success when it first appeared on the scene. Since that moment it has remained a staple of the repertoire. It was a specialty of the late Jacqueline du Pré and was accordingly featured in the 1998 film Hillary and Jackie. Now it's yours to enjoy in a magnificent new MMO digital recording. Famed European cellist Anatoli Krastev gives a virtuoso performance in this masterwork, then steps aside so you can fill his shoes alongside Maestro Todorov and the Plovdiv Philharmonic. Enjoy! Includes an authoritative, newly engraved music score printed on high-quality ivory paper, and informative liner notes; a digital stereo compact disc featuring a complete performance of the concerto with orchestra and soloist, and a second performance minus you, the soloist; and a second compact disc containing a full-speed version of the complete version as well as a special -20% slow-tempo version of the accompaniment for practice purposes. The concerto is voluminously indexed for your practice and performance convenience.

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  • 3

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  • November 30, 2010 Nicely engraved cello part

    The product is a newly engraved cello part and CD with accompaniements at various speeds. WARNING : NO PIANO REDUCTION IS INCLUDED. (not even digitally) So you will need to buy another copy of the piece if you will require a piano accompiement. This means that with this product you are...

    really just buying the CD. The printed cello part looks great and highly readable.

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  • 5

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  • March 26, 2007 Great score, not only for cello

    The score is easy to read and the cd's are of great help. There are quite a lot of hints in the score when your part starts, so even when the tempo changes it is easy to find your starting point. Difficulty varies very much, not for beginners. With...

    some work to be done by yourself it is a very nice piece even for the double bass, which I play.

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