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Ovation Press is proud to bring you an exciting new way to discover string music with an extensive selection of orchestral excerpts and parts, unique arrangements for cello ensemble, solo music and chamber music for violin, viola, cello and bass. Ovation Press is the only publisher to offer music edited by today’s most prominent string players including concertmasters and principals of major orchestras, leading pedagogues and highly respected international soloists. You are just minutes away from downloading and printing the string music you need while gaining access to the bowings, fingerings and other musical ideas of living legends.

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Stradella Sinfonia a tre (Cello Trio)
Boismortier Concerto in A minor (Cello Quartet)

Editor Valter Dešpalj newest transcriptions for cello ensemble pull from Middle and Late Baroque periods with Alessandro Stradella and Joseph Bodin de Boismortier. (Read more...)

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Popper Spinning Song (Viola Solo)

In his previous work at Ovation Press, editor Viacheslav Dinerchtein made no technical or musical concessions when transcribing to the viola from other string instruments. David Popper's Spinning Song extended the cello's range to new heights, and Dinerchtein's transcription achieves the same on the viola. This is a technical tour de force in under two minutes. (Read more...)

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Hassler Drei Intraden (Cello Sextet)
Hassler Tanzen und Springen (Cello Quintet)

Two Hans have come together to deliver two new arrangements for our cello ensemble catalog! Prolific Ovation Press editor and in-demand musician Hans Erik Deckert has chosen Renaissance/Early Baroque composer Hans Leo Hassler as his subject. (Read more...)

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Schubert Three Songs from Schwanengesang (Cello Octet)

Our latest arrangement for cello ensemble has the unique fortune to also be featured on a new CD. In late August, London-based octet Cellophony released their debut album Vibrez which features Franz Schubert's Three Songs from Schwanengesang for cello octet. (Read more...)

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Rachmaninoff Prelude in G minor, Op. 23, No. 5 (Violin Solo)

Rachmaninoff's preludes are a staple of the piano and post-romantic repertoire. Now, with the help of editor Ernst Schliephake, you can try them on violin. He has brought one of Rachmaninoff’s most beloved, magisterial preludes to strings. (Read more...)

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