Early History of the Cello

The Violoncello and Its History

"The Violoncello and Its History" the Introduction. Joseph Wasielewski wrote a 200+ page book about the cello, where it came from, its development, and the musicians who made it happen. This is a short observation regarding the introduction of the book, which deals mostly with the viola da gamba from which the cello is derived.

Women composers and Cello Music

A short back story and delving into women in the cello world. Not long ago I received an email from a podcast listener who asked if I had ever considered women as a part of my project. I replied that I had. In fact, I got very excited with the discovery of a sonata by … Continue reading Women composers and Cello Music