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Encyclopedia > Violoncello concerto

A violoncello concerto (commonly called a cello concerto) is a concerto for solo violoncello with orchestra or, very occasionally, smaller groups of instruments. The term concerto (plural is concerti or concertos) usually refers to a musical work in which one solo instrument is contrasted with an orchestra. ... The violoncello, almost always abbreviated to cello, or cello (the c is pronounced as the ch in cheese), is a stringed instrument and a member of the violin family. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


These pieces have been written from the time of Vivaldi and Tartini in the Baroque era if not earlier. However, unlike the violin, the cello had to face harsh competition from the older, well-established viola da gamba. As a result few important cello concertos were written during the Classical period with the notable exceptions of those by C.P.E. Bach, Haydn and Boccherini. Its full recognition as a solo instrument came during the Romantic era (Schumann, Saint-Saëns, Dvorák). From then on, cello concertos have become more and more frequent. Most post-World War II composers have written at least one, along with the more usual piano and violin concertos. Unconfirmed portrait of Antonio Vivaldi [1]. Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (March 4, 1678, Venice – July 28 (or 27), 1741, Vienna), nicknamed Il Prete Rosso (The Red Priest), was a Venetian priest and baroque music composer, as well as a famous violinist. ... Giuseppe Tartini. ... Adoration, by Peter Paul Rubens. ... Various Viola da gamba The viol or viola da gamba family of musical instruments is related to the vihuela, rebec, etc. ... This article describes the ancient classical period: for the classical period in music (second half of the 18th century): see Classical music era. ... Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (Weimar, March 8, 1714 – December 14, 1788) was a German musician and composer, the second son of Johann Sebastian Bach. ... (Franz) Joseph Haydn (in German, Josef; he never used the Franz) (March 31, 1732 – May 31, 1809) was a leading composer of the classical period. ... Luigi Boccherini (February 19, 1743 – May 28, 1805) was a classical era composer and cellist from Italy, mostly known for one particular minuet from one of his string quintets, and the Cello Concerto in B flat major (G 482). ... Romanticism was an artistic and intellectual movement that originated in late 18th century Western Europe. ... Schumann is the name of several notable people: Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856), German composer (husband of composer Clara Schumann) Clara Wieck Schumann (1819 - 1896), German pianist and composer, (wife of composer Robert Schumann) Georg Schumann (1886 - 1945), German Communist and resistance fighter against the Nazis Georg Schumann (1866 - 1952), German... Charles Camille Saint-Saëns (IPA: [ʃaʁl. ... Antonín Dvořák Antonín Leopold Dvořák (IPA: , ) (September 8, 1841 – May 1, 1904) was a Czech composer of Romantic music. ...


Selected list of Cello Concertos

Cello concertos near the center of the "repertoire". The big list of cello concertos has been moved to List of compositions for cello and orchestra. This is a list of musical compositions for cello and orchestra. ...

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
    • Cello Concerto in A minor
    • Cello Concerto in B-flat major
    • Cello Concerto in A major
  • Samuel Barber
  • Luigi Boccherini
  • Henri Dutilleux
    • Tout un Monde Lointain (1970)
  • Antonín Dvorák
    • Cello Concerto No. 1 in A, op. posth
    • Cello Concerto No. 2 in B minor op. 104 (1894-1895)
  • Edward Elgar
  • Franz Joseph Haydn
  • Paul Hindemith
    • Cello Concerto in E flat major op. 3 (1916)
    • Kammermusik #3 for cello and 10 instruments op. 36/2 (1925)
    • Cello Concerto in G (1940)
  • Dimitri Kabalevsky
    • Cello Concerto No. 1 in G minor op. 49 (1949)
    • Cello Concerto No. 2 in C minor op. 77 (1964)
  • Edouard Lalo
  • György Ligeti
    • Cello Concerto (1966)
  • Witold Lutosławski
    • Cello Concerto (1969-70)
  • Krzysztof Penderecki
    • Cello Concerto No. 1 (1972)
    • Cello Concerto No. 2 (1982)
  • Sergei Prokofiev
    • Cello Concerto op. 58
    • Symphony-Concerto op. 125 in E minor from 1950-52
    • Cello Concertino op. 132 in G minor (incomplete) (1952)
  • Camille Saint-Saëns
    • Cello Concerto No. 1, op. 33 in A minor (1872)
    • Cello Concerto No. 2, op. 119 in D minor (1902) ([1])
  • Robert Schumann
  • Dmitri Shostakovich
  • Giuseppe Tartini
    • Cello Concerto in C minor
    • Cello Concerto in D major
  • Antonio Vivaldi
    • Cello Concerto RV 398 in C
    • Cello Concerto RV 400 in C
    • Cello Concerto RV 401 in C
    • Cello Concerto RV 402 in Cm
    • Cello Concerto RV 403 in D
    • Cello Concerto RV 404 in D
    • Cello Concerto RV 405 in Dm
    • Cello Concerto RV 406 in Dm (related to RV 481)
    • Cello Concerto RV 407 in Dm
    • Cello Concerto RV 408 in E-flat
    • Cello Concerto RV 410 in F
    • Cello Concerto RV 411 in F
    • Cello Concerto RV 412 in F
    • Cello Concerto RV 413 in G
    • Cello Concerto RV 414 in G
    • Cello Concerto RV 415 in G
    • Cello Concerto RV 416 in Gm
    • Cello Concerto RV 417 in Gm
    • Cello Concerto RV 418 in Am
    • Cello Concerto RV 419 in Am
    • Cello Concerto RV 420 in Am
    • Cello Concerto RV 421 in Am
    • Cello Concerto RV 422 in Am
    • Cello Concerto RV 423 in B-flat
    • Cello Concerto RV 424 in Bm
    • Double Concerto for Cello and Bassoon RV 409 in Em
    • Double Concerto for 2 Cellos RV 531 in Gm
  • William Walton
    • Cello Concerto in C minor (1955-6)

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (March 8, 1714 – December 14, 1788) was a German musician and composer, the second of eleven sons of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maria Barbara Bach. ... Samuel Barber, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1944 Samuel Osborne Barber (March 9, 1910–January 23, 1981) was an American composer of classical music, best known for his Adagio for Strings. ... Samuel Barbers Cello Concerto in A Minor (op. ... Luigi Boccherini Luigi Rodolfo Boccherini (February 19, 1743 – May 28, 1805) was a classical era composer and cellist from Italy, whose music retained a courtly and galante style while he matured somewhat apart from the major European musical centers. ... The Concerto Number 9 in B flat Major, written by Luigi Boccherini, is a cello concerto written in the either the late 1760s or early 1770s. ... Henri Dutilleux (born January 22, 1916 in Angers, France) is one of the most important French composers of the second half of the 20th century, producing work in the tradition of Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, and Albert Roussel, but in a style distinctly his own. ... Antonín Dvořák Antonín Leopold Dvořák (listen â–¶(?)) (September 8, 1841 – May 1, 1904) was a Czech composer of romantic music. ... Cello Concerto in A Major B.10 - Unlike its brother, the B minor Concerto, Op. ... Antonín Dvořáks Cello Concerto in B minor, Opus 104 is one of the most well-known cello concerti. ... Sir Edward Elgar Sir Edward Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO (2 June 1857 â€“ 23 February 1934) was an English Romantic composer. ... Edward Elgars Cello Concerto is a dark and heartbreaking work by this most English of composers, reckoned to be the most popular of all concertos for the cello. ... Franz [1] Joseph Haydn (March 31, 1732 – May 31, 1809) was one of the most prominent composers of the Classical period, called the Father of the Symphony and Father of the String Quartet. A life-long resident of Austria, Haydn spent most of his career as a court musician for... Joseph Haydns Cello Concerto Number One in C Major is a popular concerto written for the cello. ... Joseph Haydns Concerto No. ... Paul Hindemith (November 16, 1895 – December 28, 1963) was a German composer, violist, teacher, theorist and conductor. ... Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky (Russian Дмитрий Борисович Кабалевский) (1904-1987) was a Soviet composer. ... Édouard Victoire Antoine Lalo (January 27, 1823 - April 22, 1892) was a French composer of Spanish descent. ... Edouard Lalos Cello Concerto in d minor is the only cello concerto written by Lalo. ... György Sándor Ligeti (May 28, 1923 – June 12, 2006) was a Jewish Hungarian composer born in Romania who later became an Austrian citizen. ... Witold LutosÅ‚awski at his home. ... Krzysztof Penderecki. ... Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (Russian: , Sergej Sergejevič Prokof’ev; 15/April 271, 1891–March 5, 1953) was a Russian composer who mastered numerous musical genres and came to be admired as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. ... Sergei Prokofievs Symphony-Concerto in E minor (sometimes also called Sinfonia Concertante), is a large-scale work for cello and orchestra. ... Charles Camille Saint-Saëns () (9 October 1835 – 16 December 1921) was a French composer and performer, best known for his orchestral work The Carnival of the Animals. ... The Concerto No. ... Robert Schumann (June 8, 1810 – July 29, 1856) was a German composer and pianist. ... The Cello Concerto in A minor by Robert Schumann was completed in 1850, shortly after Schumann became the music director of Düsseldorf. ... Dmitri Shostakovich Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich (Russian: , Dmitrij Dmitrievič Å ostakovič) (September 25 [O.S. September 12] 1906–August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... The Cello Concerto No. ... The Cello Concerto No. ... Giuseppe Tartini. ... Unconfirmed portrait of Antonio Vivaldi [1]. Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (March 4, 1678, Venice – July 28 (or 27), 1741, Vienna), nicknamed Il Prete Rosso (The Red Priest), was a Venetian priest and baroque music composer, as well as a famous violinist. ... Sir William Turner Walton, OM (March 29, 1902–March 8, 1983) was a British composer whose style was influenced by the works of Stravinsky, Sibelius and jazz. ...

Selected list of other concertante works

1820 portrait by Karl Stieler Ludwig van Beethoven (pronounced ) (baptised December 17, 1770[1] – March 26, 1827) was a German composer and pianist. ... Ludwig van Beethovens Concerto for Violin, Cello, Piano, & Orchestra in C Major, more commonly known as the Triple Concerto, was his 56th opus. ... Ernest Bloch with children This article is about the composer. ... Schelomo was written by Ernest Bloch and is a concerto for cello and orchestra. ... Johannes Brahms. ... The Double Concerto in A minor, Op. ... Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten, OM CH (November 22, 1913 – December 4, 1976) was a British composer, conductor, and pianist. ... The Symphony for Cello and Orchestra or Cello Symphony Op. ... Photograph of Max Bruch Max Christian Friedrich Bruch (Cologne, January 6, 1838 – Friedenau, October 20, 1920) was a German composer and conductor who wrote over 200 works, including a violin concerto which is a staple of the violin repertoire. ... () Kol Nidre (ashk. ... Antonín Dvořák Antonín Leopold Dvořák ( ; September 8, 1841 – May 1, 1904) was a Czech composer of Romantic music, who successfully employed the idioms and melodies of the folk-music of his native Bohemia in symphonic and chamber music. ... Richard Strauss Richard Strauss (June 11, 1864 – September 8, 1949) was a German composer of the late Romantic era, particularly noted for his tone poems and operas. ... Don Quixote, Op. ... Young Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1874) Pyotr (Peter) Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Russian: Пётр Ильич Чайкoвский, Pjotr Il’ič ÄŒajkovskij;   (7 May 1840 [O.S. 25 April] – 6 November 1893 [O.S. 25 October]), also transliterated Piotr Ilitsch Tschaikowski, Petr Ilich Tschaikowsky, Piotr Illyich Tchaikovsky, as well as many other versions, was a Russian composer... The Variations on a Rococo theme for violoncello and orchestra in A major Op. ...

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violoncello concerto: Information from Answers.com (366 words)
A violoncello concerto (commonly called a cello concerto) is a concerto for solo violoncello with orchestra or, very occasionally, smaller groups of instruments.
As a result few important cello concertos were written during the Classical period with the notable exceptions of those by Haydn and Boccherini.
Cello concertos near the center of the "repertoire".
concerto: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (2638 words)
He wrote one concerto each for flute, oboe, clarinet, and bassoon, four for horn, one for flute and harp, and a sinfonia concertante for violin and viola.
Brahms's first piano concerto in D minor (pub 1861) was the result of an immense amount of work on a mass of material originally intended for a symphony.
Britten’s concertos for piano (1938) and violin (1939) are mature works from his early period, while the so-called Cello Symphony (1963) emphasizes, as its title suggests, the equal importance of soloist and orchestra.
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