Here is a little arrangement (theme and variations) I made of a traditional 15th century French song for our latest cello weekend with Miranda.
Mp3 (computer generated)
By request for our upcoming cello weekend with Miranda I have taken David Popper’s wonderful requiem and arranged for cello ensemble (6 cellos).
Updated Nov 2017 to correct the deliberate mistakes!
Popper requiem arranged 6 cellos
Cello 1 part:
Popper requiem 6 cellos – cello I
Cello 2 part:
Popper requiem 6 cellos – cello II
Cello 3 part:
Popper requiem 6 cellos – cello III
Cello 4 part:
Popper requiem 6 cellos – cello IV
Cello 5 part:
Popper requiem 6 cellos – cello V
Cello 6 part:
Popper requiem 6 cellos – cello VI
22 cello carols arranged by David Alabaster and Sarah Goodall – 2006
22 favourites arranged for cello duet together with my good friend Sarah Goodall. To purchase a bound (plastic comb binding) copy of these carols please contact me by email (music(at)davidalabaster(dot)com). Bound copies cost £8+p&p with proceeds being donated to The Mathieson Music Trust.
Printable pdf of book
carols_cellos 2nd edition Example soundbites
Collection of most of my and my friends compositions for cello ensemble.
Pdf of whole collection
hello_cellos Index of pieces:
Caprice (3 Cellos)
Peter’s Hop (4 Cellos)
Winter Dream (2 Cellos)
The Cheshire Cat (another G D Bb) (2 Cellos)
G D Bb (2 Cellos – by Sarah Goodall)
D A B (2 Cellos)
D A B (2 Cellos – by George Shilling)
Adams (2 Cellos)
Experiment No 3 (2 Cellos)
Flying (2 Cellos)
Romance (2 Cellos)
Stroll in the Park (3 Cellos)
Three Blind Cellists (3 Cellos)
Spring Gig (3 Cellos)
Variations on a bar by Brahms (4 Cellos from bar 154 of Tragische overture)
Xmas Waltz (3 Cellos)
Cell-East (4 Cellos)
Cellists Return (2 Cellos)
Happy Birthday (Arranged for 4 cellos by David Alabaster & Sarah Goodall on Frannie’s Birthday)
Cello ensemble music composition by Sarah Goodall – Aug 2004
Sarah’s piece de resistance with 4 parts!!. Also called “Ground Bass” – nothing like keeping your options open.
Cello ensemble music composition by Sarah Goodall – July 2004
Sarah lets her hair down, curls up her toes and settles back to some self indulgence.
Cello ensemble piece composed by George Shilling for cello duet – Oct 2003
Georges contribution to variation on a bar by Brahms for our cello nite.
To understand how we got to bar 154 read “e-dice” in
Stenson off the Wall