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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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Mendelssohn Song without Words (Cello & Guitar)

Valter Dešpalj continues to explore how guitar accompaniment can help to emphasize a character of intimacy in music with cello. Mendelssohn's Song without Words, Op. 109 joins as the newest arrangement. (Read more...)

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Adam O Holy Night (Cello Trio)

The newest addition to our holiday collection for cello ensemble, Adolphe Adam's O Holy Night has been arranged by Kathy Fraser for cello trio. The score is available in both C major and E-flat major to accommodate players from late beginner to intermediate levels. (Read more...)

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Barlowe Come Close the Curtains of Your Eyes (Violin and Piano)

Amy Barlowe's explores the intersection of music and poetry with Come Close the Curtains of Your Eyes. The composition takes the form of a lullaby based on a poem by Pauline Avery Crawford, an American expatriate who wrote for the Paris edition of the New York Herald Tribune in the 1930s and 1940s, throughout the turbulent years before, during, and the Second World War. (Read more...)

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Griffin Blues on the G String (5-20 Celli)

Steven Griffin – a Welsh composer and teacher whose music has been described as “alluring contemporary sounds” and “quite superb,” – publishes his first work with us: Blues on the G String, written for a "multi-level" cello ensemble that can support anywhere from five to twenty cellists! (Read more...)

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Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte (12 Celli)

Ravel, the master of orchestration, was well-known for reworking solo pieces (both original and by other composers) for full orchestra. His Pavane pour une infante défunte was one such piece. This arrangement of the Pavane for 12 celli marks the editorial debut of Kars Sebastian Keen with Ovation Press. (Read more...)

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