Tag: 18th century
French Cello Music: 18th Century
What names do you know from France in the 18th Century? There are a few that most will recognize and many that most of us never knew about until reading "The Violoncello and Its History".
Episode 30: 18th Century Italy
18th century Italy was the place for cellists to start out. Since it was the birthplace of the Violoncello it makes sense that so many excellent players came from it as well. Not only is the first Cello Sonata by the earliest known cello virtuoso, “Domenico of the Violoncello”, but by the end of the 18th century we have one the most prolific composers known. He was not only a famous composer but was a cellist as well. Can you guess? A Hint: initials L.B.
The German School of Cello Music: Bernhard Romberg
The founder of the German School of Cello Playing. Bernhard Romberg