2303, 2017

10 Best Cello Bows Review

Buying the right cello bow is just as important as buying the right cello bow so we have reviewed the 10 best cello bows. The right cello bow can make a mediocre cello sound like a Stradivarius. Okay, we may be exaggerating a bit, but buying the right cello bow is a critical component of the cello buying experience. Before making your decision from the cello bows below, we highly recommend reading our guide on how to buy a cello bow. Types of Cello Bows There are three main types of cello bows. Most beginner cello outfits come with

2102, 2017

Top 10 Best Cello Strings of 2017

It’s a New Year so we have a new ranking of the best cello strings! Our rankings have changed slightly from last year due to additional testing we did. In particular, our number one viola string recommendation changed this year to Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold. Cello strings are one of the most important parts of the cello as they, when combined with a bow, ultimately produce the beautiful tones that cellos are known for so it is therefore it is vital for you to pick the best cello strings. Given the wide variety of cellos available and the uniqueness inherent in each

1002, 2017

10 Great Online Resources for Cellists

Cellists today are extremely lucky that most of the resources they could ever need can be found online. From sheet music to ordering a new bridge, the Internet has everything both the budding and professional cellist needs. It is hard to imagine that only a few decades ago, musicians could only interact with those in their community to learn about the best teachers, practices, and products. Sometimes this information was in trade journals or classical music magazines, but it was still difficult to find. Now all of that information is a click away. Thankfully, people have consolidated all of that

802, 2017

Lalo Cello Concerto Review

Lalo may be not the most recognizable composer, but the Lalo cello concerto is a remarkable piece that should be in the repertoire of every cellist. When it was first performed, the Lalo cello concerto had such a great reception that it was played again the very next week. IMSLP Entry: http://imslp.org/wiki/Cello_Concerto_(Lalo,_%C3%89douard)   History and Structure Édouard Lalo composed his Cello Concerto in D minor in 1876. He wrote it in collaboration with the Belgian cellist Adolphe Fischer. The premiere of the piece happened the following year at the Cirque d'Hiver. Adolphe Fischer played the

802, 2017

Yamaha SVC-110 SK Electric Cello Review

The Yamaha SVC-110 SK silent electric cello is a great electric cello option if you don’t want to wake your family or neighbors up while practicing the cello. While perfect for the home, the Yamaha SVC-110 is also a great concert instrument since it was developed by the makers of world-class instruments, Yamaha. We highly recommend the Yamaha SVC-110 electric cello for anyone who wants a high-quality electric cello. The Yamaha electric cello is a great investment and is lightweight enough to carry with you everywhere.   See Yamaha SVC-110 White on Amazon See Yamaha SVC-110

3112, 2016

8 Best Cello Brands Review 2017

The cello is known for its deep tone which makes buying the right cello paramount. You need a cello brand that is known for high-quality workmanship that not only shows through in the external beauty of the instrument, but also the sound. Our list is based on quality and affordability, and is intended to help you select a high-value cello brand that fits within your budget. Every cello brand on this list may not suit your individual personality. Like the wand chooses the wizard in Harry Potter, the cello chooses the cellist. In addition to sound, budget constraints always play a factor. Most cellos cost somewhere between $200-$5000,