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Paganini Caprice No. 9 for Cello

Edited by Valter Dešpalj


Title: Caprice No. 9
Composer: Niccolò Paganini
Instrument: Violoncello
Edited By: Valter Dešpalj
Instrumentation: Solo
Pages: 3

One of the most popular Paganini Caprices, this is an excellent study in double-stops, daring jumps and the ricochet stroke.  Aside from the transposition to G-Major from the original E-Major (following the tradition of Luigi Silva), changes to the original violin text are reduced to a minimum - only when the editor found it quite unavoidable.


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Click below to preview or purchase a recording of Yo-Yo Ma performing Paganini's Caprice No. 9 transcribed for violoncello or Rabin or Perlman performing the original version for violin.