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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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Notre amour (Viola & Piano)
Dans les ruines d'une abbaye (Viola & Piano)
Lydia (Viola & Piano)

What better way to celebrate this year's Valentine's Day than with these three viola arrangements of Gabriel Fauré, one of the greatest Romantic-era composers of love songs, by editor Donald McInnes. (Read more...)


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Sarasate Zigeunerweisen/Gypsy Airs (Cello & String Quintet/Orchestra)

Pablo de Sarasate's famous Zigeunerweisen has been a favorite challenge for both young virtuosos and advanced students. Now editor Valter Dešpalj has transcribed the piece to be played on cello with either a string quintet or string orchestra. (Read more...)


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Intrada (Cello Sextet)

For this latest cello ensemble release, we are featuring Hans Erik Deckert's original composition Intrada. Originally a hymn for six-part a cappella choir, this gem showcases Deckert's musical development at a young age. (Read more...)


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"Kaddisch" (9 Celli)
"Kaddisch" (9 Celli and Harp)

Ovation Press is delighted to debut a new editor, Chicago-based David Carter, with his two arrangements of Ravel's "Kaddisch" for cello ensemble and cello ensemble with harp. (Read more...)


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12 Etude-Caprices in the Styles of the Great Composers (Viola Solo)

Amy Barlowe's 12 Etude-Caprices in the Styles of the Great Composers are now available for viola! Recognized as a unique method for the study of style within an historical context, this impressive collection of innovative and versatile etudes has received critical acclaim from top violinists/violists around the world. (Read more...)




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