NEW EDITION: Bernhard Cossmann – Mélodie Suisse and Canzonetta Napolitana for cello and piano, Op. 1

This article is an expanded version of the Editorial Notes that can be found in the published edition, available at this link. A promotional video can be watched here below: EDITORIAL NOTES Cossmann … a name whose sheer sound inspires fear and respect in the heart of every cellist. At the same time, his nameContinue reading “NEW EDITION: Bernhard Cossmann – Mélodie Suisse and Canzonetta Napolitana for cello and piano, Op. 1”

Piatti @200: announcing the piano accompaniment to Bach’s Suite 1

There comes a time in a cellist’s life when they feel the primal call, the irresistible need to do something with Bach’s Suites. For me, that time is now! This edition is the first part of yet another gargantuan project, which I hope will develop into something useful for all cellists around me. We beginContinue reading “Piatti @200: announcing the piano accompaniment to Bach’s Suite 1”

New Edition: Piatti “La Corsa” for cello and piano

Having the honour of curating the complete re-edition of Carlo Alfredo Piatti’s compositions (1822—1901) is, for a cellist, the dream of a lifetime. During the ordinary course of Italian academic studies, his Capriccios (op. 25) for solo cello occupy several years of study, while the benefits they bring to one’s virtuoso technique and expression neverContinue reading “New Edition: Piatti “La Corsa” for cello and piano”

NEW EDITION: “Pioggia d’Aprile” for Cello and Piano by Carlo Alfredo Piatti

As soon as I realised that 2022 would have been the 200th anniversary of the birth of Italian cellist and composer Carlo Alfredo Piatti (1822–1901), I knew that something needed to be done. I quickly browsed my publishing plans for the nearest future and delayed everything else to make room for this composition. While PiattiContinue reading “NEW EDITION: “Pioggia d’Aprile” for Cello and Piano by Carlo Alfredo Piatti”