I’ve given up waiting for a s/w update to Overture 5 so finally sat down to endure the bugs and write something new for the first time in a year as we have a cello nite coming up with the end of lockdown in sight.
Remember 2020 – cello I Remember 2020 – cello II Remember 2020 – cello III
PC generated recording (Amadeus Orchestra):
Live home recording – same cello for all parts:
Video showing animated score (with rather dubious sync)
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)