Cello and Orchestra

Cello Concerto No. 2

The music for Philip Glass’ second concerto for cello and orchestra is cobbled from a 2001 film score, Naqoyqatsi: Life as War. Glass seems to have particular success when using [...]

2019-06-13T02:57:13+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Orchestra|Work Type

Concerto for Cello and Orchestra No. 1

In this vibrant work [...] rhythm is key. Once the classic Glass arpeggios get started, there are few opportunities to stop for breath. Much of the load rests on the [...]

2019-06-13T03:21:48+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Orchestra|Work Type

Cello Concerto

This cello concerto began with a friendship. Josh Roman is beloved by just about everyone who meets him, and I am no exception. Immediately apparent is his unusual combination of [...]

2019-06-13T03:22:08+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Orchestra|Work Type

Danzas Latinoamericanas (Latin American Dances)

Danzas Latinoamericanas (Latin American Dances) is a 10-minute suite in three movements. Its movements can be performed independently. It was originally commissioned by Mexican cellist Carlos Prieto. It is based [...]

2019-06-13T03:23:55+00:00Instrumentation cello and orchestra (with or without piano)|Work Type

Colored Field

Composed after visiting the concentration camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau.

2019-06-13T03:30:00+00:00Instrumentation Cello and large orchestra|Work Type



2019-06-13T03:32:20+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Chamber orchestra|Work Type

There Was, and There Was Not

The Russian folklorist Vladimir Propp published his celebrated work Morphology of the Folktale in 1928. In the book, he presented a structural analysis of the Russian folktale, arguing that representatives [...]

2019-06-13T03:31:02+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Full Orchestra|Work Type


1. Floating Dreamsongs 2. Kora Song Written for Joshua Roman.

2019-06-13T03:37:04+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Chamber Orchestra|Work Type

Tangle Eye

Dan Visconti has written a new cello concerto for cellist Inbal Segev, to be premiered by the California Symphony, where Dan is currently in his final year as Young American [...]

2019-06-13T03:42:42+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Orchestra 2222 4331 + timp, 3 percussion, strings|Work Type

Mythic Gardens

2019-06-13T03:49:01+00:00Instrumentation Solo cello and orchestra|Work Type


Sun-Wukong, the ancient warrior king

2019-06-13T03:45:18+00:00Instrumentation Solo cello and chamber orchestra|Work Type


Resilience (2014), double concerto for viola, cello and orch. For the 70th anniversary of the end of WW2. 1. Dachaulieder 2. Rising Sun, Fallen Sky 3. Blast of Silence http://schellemusic.com/10.html

2019-06-13T03:44:34+00:00Instrumentation Cello, Viola and orchestra|Work Type

The Conqueror

From the back cover: A heroic concerto for cello and full symphony orchestra. It was composed during Hurricane Sandy, and loosely based on the life of Genghis Khan. A classic [...]

2019-06-13T04:03:38+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Orchestra|Work Type

Summer Haze

Summer Haze - Concerto for Cello and String Orchestra (Percussion optional) by Aaron Minsky. A popular cello concerto based on songs composed on guitar in Minsky's youth but orchestrated from [...]

2019-06-13T04:02:27+00:00Instrumentation Solo Cello, Strings, Keyboard, Drums, and Percussion Optional|Work Type

Air (for cello and orchestra)

Air is songlike and melodic, and it is the “purest” and sparest piece I’ve written in a few years. It contains many hymn- or chant-like elements, and though rooted in [...]

2019-06-13T04:11:22+00:00Instrumentation 2(pic).121/2200/timp.perc/pf.hp/str|Work Type