cello cello  /ˈtʃɛ loʊ/


  • (n) a large stringed instrument; seated player holds it upright while playing


  1. The cello again provides an example, or rather the cello case.
  2. The cello is the big, booming baritone of the violin family, and it takes a young and husky man to play it.
  3. An indefatigable crusader for the enrichment of the scant cello repertory, Rostropovich has induced several other composers to create for the cello.


  1. Pat’s Day Offerings

    Pierce Turner will be offering what he calls a “classy St. Paddy’s Day” at Joe’s Pub in New York by promising to learn a few classy Irish songs. He will join Rob Thomas ’s superior musicianship on violin and cello as they rip through the great songs from Percy French , the Clancy Brothers, Sean O Riada and Turlough O’ Carolan!
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Dirty Cello

    Published: Monday, June 24, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Last Modified: Monday, June 24, 2013 at 9:13 a.m. Pub Republic presents an evening of blues and gypsy jazz with Dirty Cello beginning at 9 p.m. June 28. There is no cover charge. Pub Republic is located at 3120 Lakeville Highway.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Petaluma Argus-Courier

  3. Around & About Music: Cello Heaven 10-Cello Choir at St Albans

    Cello Heaven, a 10-cello choir led by cellist Burke Schuchmann will play a program featuring the music of Villa-Lobos (his Bachianas Brazilieres & Bach preludes & fugue arrangements for cello ensembles), Brahms and American choral composer Morton Lauridsen, 8 p. m. Thursday, June 27 at St. Albans Episcopal Church, 1501 Washington Avenue, Albany.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Berkeley Daily Planet

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  1. "When I started learning the cello, I fell in love with the instrument because it seemed like a voice - my voice," Rostropovich told Strad magazine.
    on Apr 27, 2007 By: Mstislav Rostropovich Source: Forbes

  2. "Cellists, myself included, are enormously grateful to Slava for the way he transformed the cello repertoire, developing new techniques through compositions he commissioned," Ma said. "He made things that were once thought impossible on the...
    on Apr 27, 2007 By: Yo-Yo Ma Source: FOXNews

  3. ...Lorient in France, and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, DC "People may be familiar with the gorgeous, melodic cello sound," says Fraser, "but they're surprised to learn that the cello used to comprise the rhythm...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Alasdair Fraser Source: knox.VillageSoup.com

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