This piece by Gluck has a lovely melody and I couldn’t resist doing a cello arrangement although cello 1 does go rather high!
Orfeo – 4 cellos score Orfeo – cello 1 Orfeo – cello 2 Orfeo – cello 3 Orfeo – cello 4
I have just finished revising a new suite for string orchestra called the Elements (Earth, Water, Air and Fire) following an initial round of comments from a few friends. Hopefully this version is a little more interesting!
Notation was made with Sonic Scores’ Overture 5 and recordings were made using the Amadeus Symphony Orchestra VSTi.
https://davidalabaster.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/The-elements-strings.mp3 Score and parts: The elements – score The elements – Violins I The elements – Violins II The elements – Violas The elements – Cellos The elements – Basses
A version for full orchestra is
A little ditty composed for my very good friend Dede in Oz to celebrate her 70th birthday.
The theme is of course repeating D’s!!
http://davidalabaster.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/DD.mp3 Piano score
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)
Two French Songs arranged by Elizabeth Poston for piano and cello:
Mignonne allons voir si la Rose L’Amour de moi Score Cello part Note: Permission from the copyright holder (Simon Campion) is required before performing.