Compunix BlogOvation Press Blog http://www.ovationpress.com/x-rss.blog.aspx?genreid=7Ovation Press Blog 2010http://www.ovationpress.com/p-538-hans-erik-deckert-bach-five-chorales.aspxHans Erik Deckert — Bach Five ChoralesIn honor of J.S. Bach's 329th birthday, Ovation Press presents an arrangement of five of the composer's immortal Chorales by Hans Erik DeckertTue, 22 Apr 2014 11:29:25 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-538-hans-erik-deckert-bach-five-chorales.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-526-valter-despalj-dvorak-and-gershwin.aspxValter Despalj - Dvorak and GershwinAntonin Dvořák and George Gershwin... two composers from two different lands and two different time periods, though perhaps with more similarities than differences. In this latest release, editor Valter Dešpalj has masterfully arranged works by these two for the cello: Dvořák's Rondo and Gershwin's The Man I Love for cello octet.Tue, 29 Oct 2013 23:10:46 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-526-valter-despalj-dvorak-and-gershwin.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-525-amy-barlowe-scarlatti-sonata-for-violin-viola.aspxAmy Barlowe – Scarlatti Sonata for Violin & ViolaEditor Amy Barlowe has brought one of the more popular sonatas by Italian baroque composer Domenico Scarlatti to strings. Check out Scarlatti's Sonata in G Major transcribed for Violin and Viola.Mon, 21 Oct 2013 17:41:47 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-525-amy-barlowe-scarlatti-sonata-for-violin-viola.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-524-nielsen-tribute-for-cello-sextet.aspxNielsen - Tribute for Cello SextetDanish musician and self-taught composer Lene Holt Nielsen comes to Ovation Press with a unique arrangement that speaks to the idea of expression. Check out Tribute for Cello Sextet today!Tue, 15 Oct 2013 19:55:45 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-524-nielsen-tribute-for-cello-sextet.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-511-celebrate-4th-of-july-with-sousas-liberty-bell.aspxCelebrate 4th of July with Sousa's Liberty BellBesides fireworks, there is perhaps no more iconic representation of American independence than the Liberty Bell. We invite you to celebrate this year's 4th of July holiday weekend with editor Stephen Watkins' fantastic cello ensemble arrangement of John Philip Sousa's Liberty Bell.Fri, 05 Jul 2013 13:42:09 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-511-celebrate-4th-of-july-with-sousas-liberty-bell.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-503-charles-jacot-debussy-footsteps-in-the-snow.aspxCharles Jacot - Debussy Footsteps in the SnowThough we're clear of winter, Charles Jacot has sought fit to leave us with a little reminder of what many of us experience in the months between December and March via the Debussy prelude Footsteps in the Snow for cello quartet.Sun, 12 May 2013 23:03:03 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-503-charles-jacot-debussy-footsteps-in-the-snow.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-502-roland-pidoux-le-tombeau-de-couperin-for-cello-octet.aspxRoland Pidoux - Le Tombeau de Couperin for Cello OctetFrench cellist and editor Roland Pidoux brings Ravel's masterpiece Le Tombeau de Couperin to the cello octet in his lastest arrangement.Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:55:36 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-502-roland-pidoux-le-tombeau-de-couperin-for-cello-octet.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-496-hans-erik-deckert-classic-chorales-for-cello-ensemble.aspxHans Erik Deckert - Classic Chorales for Cello EnsembleDanish-German conductor-cellist Hans Erik Deckert has demonstrated an affinity in the past for older works of the Renaissance and early Baroque. His most recent work has produced a series of four chorale arrangements for cello ensemble from some of the most prolific composers of the age: Palestrina, Ockeghem, Praetorius, and Purcell.Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:11:35 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-496-hans-erik-deckert-classic-chorales-for-cello-ensemble.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-495-carsten-jaspert-a-cellists-take-on-chopin.aspxCarsten Jaspert - A Cellist's Take on ChopinWe are excited to announce the release of a new arrangement for cello ensemble by German-born cellist Carsten Jaspert, who has chosen the fantastic Chopin Etude in E-flat Minor to bring to cello quartet.Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:59:07 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-495-carsten-jaspert-a-cellists-take-on-chopin.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-494-gerhard-roither-interview-and-schumann-romanze.aspxGerhard Roither - Interview and Schumann RomanzeGerhard Roither, the man who published his own works for the 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic, sits down with us in an exclusive interview in which he discusses some of his arrangements. At the same time, Mr. Roither has released another new score with Ovation Press: Schumann's Romanze for 12 celliMon, 08 Apr 2013 13:33:54 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-494-gerhard-roither-interview-and-schumann-romanze.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-490-gerhard-roither-seven-spirituals-ack-vrmeland.aspxGerhard Roither - Seven Spirituals, Ack VärmelandGerhard Roither joins the ranks of Ovation Press editors with world class arrangements of folk songs for cello ensemble. Mr. Roither presents two works which he created at the request of the 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic, one of the world's most highly regarded cello ensembles: the Seven Spirituals and Ack Värmeland for 12 celli.Thu, 28 Feb 2013 08:41:22 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-490-gerhard-roither-seven-spirituals-ack-vrmeland.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-489-hans-erik-deckert-gastoldi-a-lieta-vita.aspxHans Erik Deckert - Gastoldi A lieta vitaHans Erik Deckert explores the Italian style in this release for cello ensemble, having arranged Gastoldi's A lieta vita for cello quintet.Tue, 19 Feb 2013 12:55:43 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-489-hans-erik-deckert-gastoldi-a-lieta-vita.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-485-hans-erik-deckert-aus-tiefer-not-for-cello-ensemble.aspxHans Erik Deckert - Aus tiefer Not for Cello EnsembleHans Erik Deckert has arranged multiple variations of a single work: Aus tiefer Not is a Lutheran chorale of which the words were written by Martin Luther himself as a paraphrase of Psalm 130. Many composers have set Luther's text to music including, as featured here, Johann Sebastian Bach for cello quintet and cello sextet and Max Reger for cello quintet.Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:57:15 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-485-hans-erik-deckert-aus-tiefer-not-for-cello-ensemble.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-484-hans-erik-deckert-delius-elegy-for-cello-septet.aspxHans Erik Deckert - Delius Elegy for Cello SeptetWith our first cello release of 2013, editor Hans Erik Deckert explores the work of a more obscure composer: Englishman Frederick Delius. He has chosen a work of great historical significance: Elegy for cello septet.Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:47:06 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-484-hans-erik-deckert-delius-elegy-for-cello-septet.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-474-deckert-brings-birds-and-bees-to-cello-ensemble.aspxDeckert Brings Birds and Bees to Cello EnsembleThe symphonic sounds of aerial wildlife are present in a new batch of arrangements for cello ensemble from editor Hans Erik Deckert featuring: Saint-Saëns' The Swan for Cello Quintet, Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee for 9-12 Celli, and the folk tune Song of the Birds for 10 Celli.Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:32:35 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-474-deckert-brings-birds-and-bees-to-cello-ensemble.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-473-carsten-japserts-debut-brings-works-to-cello-ensemble.aspxCarsten Japsert's Debut Brings Works to Cello EnsembleGerman cellist Carsten Jaspert is the latest to join the ranks of exceptional musicians that have arranged, edited, and composed music for Ovation Press, bringing two works to the cello ensemble: Moszkowski's  Guitarre and Strauss' Pizzicato Polka.Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:46:39 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-473-carsten-japserts-debut-brings-works-to-cello-ensemble.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-472-deckert-arranges-bachs-art-of-fugue.aspxDeckert Arranges Bach's Art of FugueOvation Press editor Hans Erik Deckert has arranged the four canons from The Art of Fugue for cello duo. These canons are among Bach's longest and most complex, developing aspects of fugal composition which are difficult to sustain in canon.Mon, 05 Nov 2012 15:13:55 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-472-deckert-arranges-bachs-art-of-fugue.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-458-roland-pidoux-exclusive-interview-and-scores.aspxRoland Pidoux Exclusive Interview and ScoresWe have a real treat for you on our blog String Visions - an exclusive interview with editor Roland Pidoux. Mr. Pidoux shares with us some of his musical and professional experiences, as well as discussing his approach in creating two outstanding arrangements for cello ensemble: Rachmaninoff's Vocalise for Cello Octet and Fauré's Après un rêve for Cello Octet.Wed, 12 Sep 2012 09:39:19 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-458-roland-pidoux-exclusive-interview-and-scores.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-448-valter-depalj-four-cello-ensemble-arrangements-from-different-periods.aspxValter Dešpalj – Four Cello Ensemble Arrangements from Different PeriodsIn the latest release from acclaimed cello editor, pedagogue, and performer Valter Dešpalj we have a series of four scores spanning a range of musical styles from the Baroque to the post-Romantic: Telemann's Sonata in D minor for Cello Trio, Beethoven's Sonata Op. 6 for Cello Trio, Mendelssohn's Andante religioso for Cello Quartet, and Lalo's Intermezzo from the Cello Concerto for Cello Octet.Tue, 14 Aug 2012 12:03:52 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-448-valter-depalj-four-cello-ensemble-arrangements-from-different-periods.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-446-ovation-press-publishes-first-string-trio.aspxOvation Press Publishes First String Trio!In the last few months we have been greatly expanding our catalog of cello ensemble scores, in no small part thanks to editors like Charles Jacot. Now, Mr. Jacot has collaborated with Ovation Press to publish our first arrangement for string trio: the Fugue from Le Tombeau de Couperin by Maurice Ravel.Fri, 27 Jul 2012 15:03:48 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-446-ovation-press-publishes-first-string-trio.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-445-hans-erik-deckert-rachmaninoff-and-wagner-arranged-for-cello-ensemble.aspxHans Erik Deckert – Rachmaninoff and Wagner Arranged for Cello EnsembleHans Erik Deckert has added to his selection of arrangements with the "vocal" works of two composers primarily known for works on other mediums: Rachmaninoff's Vocalise (arranged for cello sextet) and Wagner's Zug zum Münster (arranged for cello quartet) enhancing the melodic essence of the original works with the rich sound of multiple cellosFri, 27 Jul 2012 14:52:07 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-445-hans-erik-deckert-rachmaninoff-and-wagner-arranged-for-cello-ensemble.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-438-charles-jacot-marche-marionette-and-aubade.aspxCharles Jacot – Marche Marionette and AubadeCharles Jacot continues to bring us more incredible scores for the cello, arranging two short piano works from two distinctly different composers: Gounod's Marche Funèbre d'une Marionnette Arranged for Cello Quartet and Satie's Avant-Dernières Pensées - Aubade Arranged for Cello Duo (adding to Jacot's previous arrangement for cello quartet).Sat, 30 Jun 2012 15:06:14 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-438-charles-jacot-marche-marionette-and-aubade.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-435-charles-jacot-stephen-watkins-girl-with-the-flaxen-hair.aspxCharles Jacot & Stephen Watkins – Girl with the Flaxen HairAs we continue to expand the catalog of music available for the cello ensemble, we mark the start of June with a special collaborative score. Charles Jacot has edited Debussy's The Girl with the Flaxen Hair arranged for cello quartet by another one of our editors: Stephen Watkins. Hear Debussy's famous piano work fabulously arranged for cello quartet, imbued with the style of two of our finest editors!Mon, 04 Jun 2012 14:03:22 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-435-charles-jacot-stephen-watkins-girl-with-the-flaxen-hair.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-428-hans-erik-deckert-canzoni-for-12-and-22-celli.aspxHans Erik Deckert – Canzoni for 12 and 22 Celli!New Ovation Press editor Hans Erik Deckert has just published two exciting Canzoni for celli. Like many of our editors, Mr. Deckert has an affinity and a knack for chamber music – especially when it comes to all-cello groups – transforming a 22-voice Gabrieli Canzone into an arrangement for 22 Celli! In addition, Hans Erik Deckert is a composer in his own right, bringing his Canzona for 12 Celli to Ovation PressTue, 15 May 2012 15:06:16 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-428-hans-erik-deckert-canzoni-for-12-and-22-celli.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-425-charles-jacot-scores-for-cello-ensemble-by-josquin.aspxCharles Jacot – Scores for Cello Ensemble by JosquinCharles Jacot arranges Renaissance master Josquin for cello ensemble – El Grillo for Cello Quartet, Mille regretz for Cello Quartet, and La déploration de la mort de Johannes Ockeghem for Cello Quintet transpose Renaissance vocal music to the modern setting of the cello.Tue, 24 Apr 2012 09:16:44 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-425-charles-jacot-scores-for-cello-ensemble-by-josquin.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-424-valterdepalj-new-cello-ensemble-scores.aspxValter Dešpalj – New Cello Ensemble ScoresAcclaimed cellist, performer, pedagogue, and Ovation Press editor Valter Dešpalj continues to bring us exciting new transcriptions featuring the cello. This time around, he is showing off his skill in arrangements for ensemble, with transcriptions of Ruggiero Leoncavallo's Serenade for Cello and Guitar and Johann Strauss Sr.'s Jellacic March for Cello QuartetTue, 24 Apr 2012 08:50:46 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-424-valterdepalj-new-cello-ensemble-scores.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-423-amy-barlowe-two-suites-for-string-orchestra.aspxAmy Barlowe – Two Suites for String OrchestraAmy 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.Mon, 23 Apr 2012 18:23:43 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-423-amy-barlowe-two-suites-for-string-orchestra.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-414-stephen-watkins-romantic-modern-cello-ensembles.aspxStephen Watkins – Romantic & Modern Cello EnsemblesOvation 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.Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:55:38 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-414-stephen-watkins-romantic-modern-cello-ensembles.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-413-stephen-watkins-baroque-classical-cello-ensembles.aspxStephen Watkins – Baroque & Classical Cello EnsemblesOvation Press is excited to be making several additions to its growing catalog of arrangements for cello ensemble. This month we are announcing the publication of a new set of cello ensemble scores by editor Stephen Watkins. This post takes a look at Mr. Watkins' Baroque and Classical era scores.Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:23:41 GMThttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-413-stephen-watkins-baroque-classical-cello-ensembles.aspxhttp://www.ovationpress.com/p-403-valter-despalj-new-popper-and-haydn-scores.aspxValter Despalj – New Popper and Haydn ScoresExciting new music for cellists is available from editor Valter Dešpalj. Check out his arrangement of David Popper's Polonaise de Concert for cello ensemble a