Amy Barlowe, the dynamic composer who brought us the internationally-acclaimed 12 Etude-Caprices in the Styles of Great Composers has released two suites for string orchestra. The first – Celebration Suite – is for string orchestra, percussion and sopranos while the second – Suite Celtica – is for string orchestra. These are significant additions to our catalog of music from a composer who has received rave reviews from musicians globally.
Editor Alan Bodman gives us an exciting opportunity to see how seamlessly the musical ideas of Russian composer Alexander Glazunov can be translated from cello to viola with his arrangement of Glazunov's Chant du ménestrel for viola.
Ovation Press is excited to be making several additions to its growing catalog of arrangements for cello ensemble. We have announced the publication of a new set of cello ensemble scores by editor Stephen Watkins. This post takes a look at Mr. Watkins' Romantic and Modern era scores.