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       All Through the Night featuring Cello

1    All Through the Night

       Angels from the Realms of Glory featuring Cello

1    Verse theme


2    Chorus theme

       Barbara Allen featuring Cello

1    Main tune

       Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman (Offenbach) featuring Cello

1    This tune, played first on the cello, is the most well-known theme from 'The Tales of Hoffman'.

       Belle of the Ball (Anderson) featuring Cello

1    Main waltz theme

       Berceuse: la poupee (Bizet) featuring Cello

1    A lovely slow lyrical tune on the violins.

       Canon in D major for three Violins and Continuo (Pachelbel) featuring Cello

1    Bass line cannon theme, 2 bars long, repeated throughout.


2    First violin melody above the canon bass line

       Casta Diva, from Norma (Bellini) featuring Cello

1    Main tune

       Cello Concerto in B minor Op 104 1st movement (Dvořák) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme, on french horn.

       Cello Concerto in B minor Op 104 2nd movement (Dvořák) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Cello Concerto in B minor Op 104 3rd movement (Dvořák) featuring Cello

1    First theme

       Cello Concerto in Bb 1st movement (Boccherini) featuring Cello

1    First theme, introduced by orchestra, then taken up by the cello soloist.


2    Second theme

       Cello Concerto in Bb 2nd movement (Boccherini) featuring Cello

1    main theme

       Cello Concerto in Bb 3rd movement (Boccherini) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Cello Concerto in C - 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme played on cello after orchestral introduction.

       Cello Concerto in C - 2nd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main cello theme

       Cello Concerto in C - 3rd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    The orchestra states the bright main theme

       Cello Concerto in D - 1st movement - Allegro moderato. (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    First theme, played first by the orchestra, then by the soloist


2    Second theme

       Cello Concerto in D - 2nd movement - Adagio (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Cello Concerto in D - 3rd movement - rondo (allegro) (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Cello Concerto in D 1st movement (Boccherini) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Cello Concerto in D 2nd movement (Boccherini) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Cello Concerto in D 3rd movement (Boccherini) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Cello Concerto in E minor Op 85 1st movement (Elgar) featuring Cello

1    Introductory theme


2    First main theme, this is the most well-known adagio cello tune from this concerto.

       Cello Concerto in E minor Op 85 2nd movement (Elgar) featuring Cello

1    After a brief orchestral introduction, the cello plays this stark passage.

       Cello Concerto in E minor Op 85 3rd movement (Elgar) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Cello Concerto in E minor Op 85 4th movement (Elgar) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Concerto in A minor for violin and cello Op 102 1st mvt (Brahms) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Concerto in A minor for violin and cello Op 102 2nd mvt (Brahms) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Concerto in A minor for violin and cello Op 102 3rd mvt (Brahms) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Divertimento (Piano Trio) in Eb K252 - 1st movement - Andante (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Divertimento (Piano Trio) in Eb K252 - 2nd movement - Menuetto (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Minuet


2    Trio

       Divertimento (Piano Trio) in Eb K252 - 3rd movement - Polonaise (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Divertimento (Piano Trio) in Eb K252 - 4th movement - Presto assai (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main Theme

       Divertimento in Bb KV240 1st movement - Allegro (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme, a dramatic opening, with heavy chordal accents by piano and cello.


2    Secondary theme in the dominant key of F major, on violin, with a ripling piano accompaniment

       Divertimento in Bb KV240 2nd movement - Andante (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    First theme, introduced by the violin, with slower figures by cello and piano.


2    Second theme, on cello and piano, with a high steady Bb on violin

       Divertimento in Bb KV240 3rd movement - Menuetto (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    First theme, the menuetto is a lively tune on violin.


2    The trio's melody is in the relative minor key of G minor.

       Divertimento in Bb KV240 4th movement - Allegro (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    The first two bars loudly establish the home key of Bb and the allegro tempo, followed by a quiet passage on the piano.


2    The second theme in G minor is a quiet contrast to the opening.

       Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes featuring Cello

1    Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes

       Dumky Trio Movements 1 and 2. (Dvořák) featuring Cello

1    Dumky Trio Movements 1 and 2.

       Duo: petit mari, petite femme (Bizet) featuring Cello

1    A duet betwenn violin and cello

       Egmont Overture Op 84 (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    A slow and sombre first theme


2    The second theme is a bit livelier, but still fairly dark in mood.

       Flute Quartet in D K285 1st movement - Allegro (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    main theme, played on the flute


2    Second theme played on the violin, then the flute.


3    Third theme, played on violin at first, then on flute.

       Flute Quartet in D K285 2nd movement - Adagio (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Flute Quartet in D K285 2nd Movt

       Flute Quartet in D K285 3rd movement - Rondeau (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Flute Quartet in D K285 3rd Movt

       Galop: le bal (Bizet) featuring Cello

1    An energetic tune, with the strings racing away.

       Gigue from Overture for 2 Chalumeaux, 2 violettas and Basso (Telemann) featuring Cello

1    Gigue from Overture for 2 Chalumeaux, 2 violettas and Basso

       Hamabdil - a Hebrew Melody (Bantock) featuring Cello

1    Main melody on cello, accompanied by the harp.

       Hey Diddle Diddle featuring Cello

1    Hey Diddle Diddle

       Impromptu: la toupie (Bizet) featuring Cello

1    Main tune

       Intermezzo from Act III of Jewels of the Madonna (Wolf-Ferrari) featuring Cello

1    First theme, very high on the flute.


2    Second theme, on violins and cellos.

       Marche :trompette et tambour (Bizet) featuring Cello

1    Heaps of trumpets contribute to the martial sound.

       Mary Mary Quite Contrary, How does your Garden Grow? featuring Cello

1    Mary Mary Quite Contrary, How does your Garden Grow?

       Minuet and Trio from Quintet in E Op 13 No.5 (Boccherini) featuring Cello

1    Main theme


2    A contasting theme in A minor.


3    Starting theme of the trio.

       Minuet from Divertimento K334 (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Minuet from Divertimento K334

       O Little Town of Bethlehem featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Oboe Quartet in F K 370 1st movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Oboe Quartet in F K 370 2nd movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Oboe Quartet in F K 370 3rd movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Piano Quartet in G minor K478 - 1st movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    This 1st theme in G minor is played in unison between piano and violins for 2 bars, followed by the piano alone leaping up to a very high D.


2     A short new theme in the relative major key (Bb major) is played on the piano


3    Here the 3rd theme of the exposition is introduced by the strings.

       Piano Quartet in G minor K478 - 2nd movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    This movement opens with a quiet pensive theme played on the piano alone.

       Piano Quartet in G minor K478 - 3rd movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    The first theme is introduced by the piano, then quickly taken up by the three strings.


2    Second theme

       Piano Quartet No.1 in D major, Op 23. 1st movement Allegro moderato (Dvořák) featuring Cello

1    First theme, low on cello


2    second theme

       Piano Quartet No.1 in D major, Op 23. 2nd movement Andantino, con variazione (Dvořák) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Piano Quartet No.1 in D major, Op 23. 3rd movement Finale, allegretto scherzando. (Dvořák) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Piano Quintet in A D667 'Trout' 1st movement (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    Piano Quintet in A D667 'Trout' 1st Movt


2    second theme

       Piano Quintet in A D667 'Trout' 2nd movement (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    Piano Quintet in A D667 'Trout' 2nd Movt

       Piano Quintet in A D667 'Trout' 3rd movement (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    Piano Quintet in A D667 'Trout' 3rd Movt

       Piano Quintet in A D667 'Trout' 4th Movement - Theme and Variations (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    Piano Quintet in A D667 'Trout' 4th Movement - Theme and Variations

       Piano Quintet in A D667 'Trout" 5th Movement (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    Piano Quintet in A D667 'Trout" 5th Movement

       Piano Trio in Bb Op 99 - 1st movement (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    1st theme is introduced by the violin and cello in octaves, accompanied by the piano with quaver chords and a lively dotted rhythmic figure in the bass line.


2    The second theme is a lovely lyrical melody played by the cello, accompanied by pianissimo triplet figures on the piano. After 4 bars of this the violin joins in an octave above.

       Piano Trio in Bb Op 99 - 2nd movement (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    The slow movement theme is a beautiful and tranquil melody, introduced by the cello in a very high register, then taken up by the violin.

       Piano Trio in Bb Op 99 - 3rd movement (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    The robust allegro tune of the scherzo movement is played by the piano


2    The trio of the 3rd movement is a slow moving tune started by the violin, then interlacing with the cello in an imitative way.

       Piano Trio in Bb Op 99 - 4th movement (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    This vivacious tune starts off the rondo movement.

       Piano Trio in Bb K502 1st movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Piano Trio in Bb K502 2nd movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Piano Trio in Bb K502 3rd movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Piano Trio in Bb Op 11 for piano, clarinet and cello - 1st movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    Piano Trio in Bb Op 11 for piano, clarinet and cello - 1st Movt

       Piano Trio in Bb Op 11 for piano, clarinet and cello - 2nd movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Piano Trio in Bb Op 11 for piano, clarinet and cello - 3rd movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    Theme and variations - 3rd Movt

       Piano Trio in D - 1st Movement - Moderato (Gomersall) featuring Cello

1    First theme of 1st movement, introduced by the cello, then canonically taken up by the violin and the piano.


2    Second theme of 1st movt, on the violin, accompanied by staccato chords on the piano.

       Piano Trio in D - 2nd Movement - Andante (Gomersall) featuring Cello

1    First theme of 2nd movement, a lyrical descending melody on the violin, with an ascending counter-melody on the cello. It has a plaintive tone, in B minor.


2    Second theme of 2nd movement. This is the same tune as theme 1, but transformed into a happier major mode.

       Piano Trio in D - 3rd Movement - Minuet and Trio (Gomersall) featuring Cello

1    First theme of the 3rd movement, a minuet in G major. This tune starts on the violin.


2    2nd theme of the minuet, on the cello.


3    Trio theme, in subdominant key of C major. This is in the style of the 'Landler', an Austrian country dance, precursor of the waltz.

       Piano Trio in D - 4th Movement - Rondo (Gomersall) featuring Cello

1    Theme A of the 4th movement rondo, introduced on the piano, with an 'Alberti Bass' figure in the left hand.


2    Theme B of the 4th movement rondo, triplet figures in the relative minor key on the cello.


3    Theme C of the 4th movt, a bright, triumpant tune in A major, introduced on the cello.

       Piano Trio in Eb Op 100 No.2 1st movement Allegro (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    Piano Trio in Eb Op 100 No 2 1st Movt Allegro

       Piano Trio in Eb Op 100 No.2 2nd movement Andante con moto (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    Piano Trio in Eb Op 100 No 2 2nd Movt Andante con moto

       Piano Trio in Eb Op 100 No.2 3rd movement Scherzo and Trio (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    Piano Trio in Eb Op 100 No 2 3rd Movt Scherzo and Trio

       Piano trio in Eb Op 100 No.2 4th movement Allegro Moderato (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    Piano trio in Eb Op 100 No 2 4th Movt Allegro Moderato

       Piano Trio in F Hob XV 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Piano Trio in F Hob XV 1st Movt

       Piano Trio in F Hob XV 2nd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Trio in F Hob XV 2nd movt

       Piano Trio in G K564 1st movement Allegro (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Piano Trio in G K564 2nd movement Theme and Variations (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Piano Trio in G K564 3rd movement Allegretto (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Piano Trio No.1 in B major Opus 8 1st movement (Brahms) featuring Cello

1    First theme

       Piano Trio No.1 in B major Opus 8 2nd movement (Brahms) featuring Cello

1    Sprightly scherzo-like theme in the relative minor.


2    More lyrical 2nd theme, back in B major.

       Piano Trio No.1 in B major Opus 8 3rd movement (Brahms) featuring Cello

1    Stately slow theme introduced with high chords by the piano

       Piano Trio No.1 in B major Opus 8 4th movement (Brahms) featuring Cello

1    Sombre first theme by the cello


2    Piano takes up the confident second theme

       Piano Trio No.2 in C major Op 87 1st movement (Brahms) featuring Cello

1    First theme

       Piano Trio No.2 in C major Op 87 2nd movement (Brahms) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Piano Trio No.2 in C major Op 87 3rd movement (Brahms) featuring Cello

1    First theme starts in the tonic minor


2    Second theme returns to C major

       Piano Trio No.2 in C major Op 87 4th movement (Brahms) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       Piano Trio No.7 in Bb Archduke 1st Movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    Piano Trio No 7 in Bb Archduke 1st Movement

       Serenade in G K525 Eine Kleine Nachtmusik 1st movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Introduction, octaves in unison, clearly setting the tonality by means of a tonic, then a dominant arpeggio.


2    First main theme, in the home key of G


3    Second theme, starting in G then modulating towards D major.


4    Third theme, in D, bringing the exposition towards its close, in the classical dominant key.

       Serenade in G K525 Eine Kleine Nachtmusik 2nd movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Serenade in G K525 Eine Kleine Nachtmusik 2nd Movt

       Serenade in G K525 Eine Kleine Nachtmusik 3rd movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Minuet


2    Trio

       Serenade in G K525 Eine Kleine Nachtmusik 4th movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    First theme, at start of movement, in G major.


2    Second theme, in D major.

       Silent Night featuring Cello

1    Silent Night

       South Wind featuring Cello

1    Main tune

       String Quartet in C Op59 No.3 "Rasoumowsky" 1st movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    Main theme, after slow introduction.

       String Quartet in C Op59 No.3 "Rasoumowsky" 2nd movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet in C Op59 No.3 "Rasoumowsky" 3rd movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet in C Op59 No.3 "Rasoumowsky" 4th movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet in D minor D810 'Death and the Maiden' 1st movement (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    First theme after a dramatic introduction.


2    Second theme in relative major key.

       String Quartet in D minor D810 'Death and the Maiden' 2nd Movement (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet in D minor D810 "Death and the Maiden' 2nd Movement

       String Quartet in Eb Op 127 1st movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet in Eb Op 127 2nd movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet in Eb Op 127 3rd movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet in Eb Op 127 4th movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet in F major Op 18 No.1 1st movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet in F major Op 18 No.1 2nd movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    Main tune

       String Quartet in F major Op 18 No.1 3rd movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet in F major Op 18 No.1 4th movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    Blindingly fast main theme

       String Quartet in F, Op 96 "The American". 1st movement (Dvořák) featuring Cello

1    First theme

       String Quartet in F, Op 96 "The American". 2nd movement (Dvořák) featuring Cello

1    First theme

       String Quartet in F, Op 96 "The American". 3rd movement (Dvořák) featuring Cello

1    First theme

       String Quartet in F, Op 96 "The American". 4th movement (Dvořák) featuring Cello

1    First theme

       String Quartet in G major Op 18 No.2 1st movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet in G major Op 18 No.2 2nd movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    First theme is slow and lyrical


2    Second theme is much livelier

       String Quartet in G major Op 18 No.2 3rd movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    First theme - scherzo


2    Second theme - trio

       String Quartet in G major Op 18 No.2 4th movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet No.1 in D Major Op.11 - 1st movement (Tchaikovsky) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet No.1 in D Major Op.11 - 1st Movt. Main theme

       String Quartet No.1 in D Major Op.11 - 2nd movement Andante cantabile (Tchaikovsky) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet No.1 in D Major Op.11 - 2nd Movt Andante cantabile - 1st theme


2    This beautiful melody in the major key forms a contrast to the melancholy of theme 1.

       String Quartet No.1 in D Major Op.11 - 3rd movement (Tchaikovsky) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet No.1 in D Major Op.11 - 3rd Movt

       String Quartet No.1 in D Major Op.11 - 4th movement (Tchaikovsky) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet No.1 in D Major Op.11 - 4th Movt

       String Quartet No.13 in A minor Op 29 1st movement 'Rosamunde' (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet No 13 in A minor Op 29 1st Movt

       String Quartet No.13 in A minor Op 29 2nd movement "Rosamunde' (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet No 13 in A minor Op 29 2nd Movt

       String Quartet No.13 in A minor Op 29 3rd movement 'Rosamunde' (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet No 13 in A minor Op 29 3rd Movt

       String Quartet No.13 in A minor Op 29 4th movement 'Rosamunde' (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    First theme

       String Quartet No.14 in G major, K387, 1st movement, Allegro Vivace assai (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.14 in G major, K387, 2nd movement - menuetto allegro (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme, in tonic minor (G minor)

       String Quartet No.14 in G major, K387, 3rd movement -andante cantabile (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.14 in G major, K387, 4th movement - molto allegro. (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.15 in D minor K421 1st movement - allegro moderato (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.15 in D minor K421 2nd movement - andante (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.15 in D minor K421 3rd movement Menuetto :allegretto (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    First theme, in the minor


2    Second theme modulates to D major.

       String Quartet No.15 in D minor K421 4th movement Allegretto ma non troppo (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main Theme

       String Quartet No.16 in Eb K428 1st movement: allegro ma non troppo (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.16 in Eb K428 2nd movement: andante con moto (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.16 in Eb K428 3rd movement:Menuetto. Allegretto (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.16 in Eb K428 4th movement: allegro vivace (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.17 in Bb K 458 "The Hunt" 1st movement - allegro vivace assai (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.17 in Bb K 458 "The Hunt" 2nd movement : menuetto - moderato (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet No.17 in Bb K 458 "The Hunt" 3rd movement adagio (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.17 in Bb K 458 "The Hunt" 4th movement: allegro assai (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.18 in A K464 1st movement:allegro (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.18 in A K464 2nd movement:menuetto and trio (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.18 in A K464 3rd movement:andante (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.18 in A K464 4th movement:allegro (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.19 in C K465 "Dissonant" 1st movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Slow and somewhat 'dissonant' introduction


2    Main tonic theme after 'discordant' introduction

       String Quartet No.19 in C K465 "Dissonant" 2nd movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet in C K465 "Dissonant" 2nd Movt

       String Quartet No.19 in C K465 "Dissonant" 3rd movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet in C K465 "Dissonant" 3rd Movt

       String Quartet No.19 in C K465 "Dissonant" 4th movement (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet in C K465 "Dissonant" 4th Movt

       String Quartet No.2 in A 1st movement (Borodin) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet No 2 in A 1st Movt

       String Quartet No.2 in A 2nd movement (Borodin) featuring Cello

1    High rapid string passages open this movement.


2    This is the alluring tune copied in the pop song "Bangles, Baubles, and Beads".

       String Quartet No.2 in A 3rd movement (Borodin) featuring Cello

1    This famous ravishing tune is generally called "Borodin's Nocturne". It is introduced by the cello, but later taken up by the violin at a soaring height! N.B. The ornaments have been removed , to ease the theme look-up process.

       String Quartet No.2 in A 4th movement (Borodin) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet No 2 in A 4th Movt

       String Quartet No.20 in D major K499 'Hoffmeister'. 1st movement:allegretto (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.20 in D major K499 'Hoffmeister'. 2nd movement: menuetto:allegretto (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    First theme (minuet), in D major.


2    Second theme (trio) This in the tonic minor key of D minor

       String Quartet No.20 in D major K499 'Hoffmeister'. 3rd movement: adagio (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.20 in D major K499 'Hoffmeister'. 4th movement:molto allegro (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.21 in D major K575 1st movement:allegretto (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.21 in D major K575 2nd movement:andante (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.21 in D major K575 3rd movement: menuetto:allegretto (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.21 in D major K575 4th movement: allegretto (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.22 in Bb major K589 1st movement: allegro (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.22 in Bb major K589 2nd movement: larghetto (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.22 in Bb major K589 3rd movement: menuetto - moderato (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.22 in Bb major K589 4th movement: allegro assai (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main thene

       String Quartet No.23 in F major K590 1st movement: allegro moderato (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.23 in F major K590 2nd movement: andante (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.23 in F major K590 3rd movement: menuetto - allegretto (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.23 in F major K590 4th movement: allegro (Mozart) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet No.8 in E minor Op 59 No.2 "Rasoumovsky" 1st movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet No 8 in E minor Op 59 No 2 "Rasoumovsky" 1st Movt

       String Quartet No.8 in E Minor Op 59 No.2 "Rasoumovsky" 2nd movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet No 8 in E Minor Op 59 No 2 "Rasoumovsky" 2nd Movt

       String Quartet No.8 in E Minor Op 59 No.2 "Rasoumovsky" 3rd movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet No 8 in E Minor Op 59 No 2 "Rasoumovsky" 3rd Movt


2    The 2nd theme switches into the tonic major key of E major.

       String Quartet No.8 in E Minor Op 59 No.2 "Rasoumovsky" 4th movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet No 8 in E Minor Op 59 no 2 "Rasoumovsky" 4th Movt

       String Quartet Op 1 No.1 "La Chasse" 'The Hunt' 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    First theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.1 "La Chasse" 'The Hunt' 2nd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    First theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.1 "La Chasse" 'The Hunt' 3rd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    First theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.1 "La Chasse" 'The Hunt' 4th movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.1 "La Chasse" 'The Hunt' 5th movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.2 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.2 2nd movement - Menuetto (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.2 3rd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.2 4th movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.2 5th movement - Presto (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.3 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.3 2nd movement - Menuetto (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Menuetto

       String Quartet Op 1 No.3 3rd movement - Presto (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Presto

       String Quartet Op 1 No.3 4th movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    This menuetto starts in 2-part harmony, with the 2 violins doubling an octave apart, and likewise, the viola and cello.

       String Quartet Op 1 No.3 5th movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Presto

       String Quartet Op 1 No.6, 1st movement Presto assai (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.6, 2nd movement Minuet (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.6, 3rd movement Adagio (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.6, 4th movement Minuet (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet Op 1 No.6, 5th movement Finale: Allegro (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 3 No.5 "Serenade" 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet Op 3 No.5 "Serenade" 2nd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 3 No.5 "Serenade" 3rd movement Minuet and Trio (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 3 No.5 "Serenade" 4th movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 20 No.2 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 20 No.2 2nd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet Op 20 No.2 3rd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 20 No.2 4th movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 20 No1 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 20 No1 2nd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 20 No1 3rd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 20 No1 4th movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main Theme

       String Quartet Op 54 No.1 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 54 No.1 2nd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 54 No.1 3rd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 54 No.1 4th movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 54 No.2 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet Op 54 No.2 2nd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 54 No.2 3rd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 54 No.2 4th movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Intro to movement, this is slow and placid and lasts for more than half of the movement.


2    The second theme is fast and energetic, a complete contrast to the first theme.

       String Quartet Op 54 No.3 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 54 No.3 2nd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 54 No.3 3rd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quartet Op 54 No.3 4th movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 64 No.5 Lark 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    This staccato accompaniment figure is played by the 2nd violin, viola and cello.


2    This high pitched tune on the first violin way above the accompaniment figure, is what earned this work its nickname "The Lark"


3    This contrasting theme starts in the dominant key of A major

       String Quartet Op 64 No.5 Lark 2nd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet in D Op 64 No 5 Lark 2nd Movt

       String Quartet Op 64 No.5 Lark 3rd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet in D Op 64 No 5 Lark 3rd Movt

       String Quartet Op 64 No.5 Lark 4th movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet in D Op 64 No 5 Lark 4th Movt

       String Quartet Op 76 No.2 "Fifths" 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet in D Op 76 No 2 "Fifths" 1st Movt

       String Quartet Op 76 No.2 "Fifths" 2nd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    main theme of slow movement

       String Quartet Op 76 No.2 "Fifths" 3rd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quartet Op 76 No.2 "Fifths" 4th movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    main theme

       String Quartet Op 76 No.3 Emperor 1st movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet in C Op 76 No 3 Emperor 1st Movt

       String Quartet Op 76 No.3 Emperor 2nd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    String Quartet in C Op 76 No 3 Emperor 2nd Movt

       String Quartet Op 76 No.3 Emperor 3rd movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme of minuet and trio.

       String Quartet Op 76 No.3 Emperor 4th movement (Haydn) featuring Cello

1    Main theme, in the root minor key, C minor.

       String Quintet in C D956 Op 163 1st Movement (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       String Quintet in C D956 Op 163 2nd Movement (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    Main theme

       String Quintet in C D956 Op 163 3rd Movement (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    Scherzo - presto


2    Trio -andante sostenuto

       String Quintet in C D956 Op 163 4th Movement (Schubert) featuring Cello

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op 67 1st Movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    Symphony No 5 in C minor, Op 67 1st Movement


2    This variation on the opening "fate motif" is played by the French Horns.


3    This is the true second theme

       Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op 67 2nd movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    First theme, a lovely melody on the violas and cellos.


2    Second theme,firstly quietly on clarinets and bassoons, then triumphantly in C major by the full orchestra.

       Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op 67 3rd movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    First theme, pianisssimo on cellos and basses.


2    Second theme, 12 repeated notes, forte, on the horns, but the harmony by the strings modulates from C minor to Eb major..


3    Third theme, (the 'trio') in C major, starts with an energetic quaver passage on cellos and basses.

       Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67 4th movement (Beethoven) featuring Cello

1    This 4th movement starts with a blazing fortissimo tutti, in C major, with powerful but simple tonic/dominant chords.


2    The 2nd theme is stated on the woodwinds with the French Horns, still in Beethoven's characteristic bold dominant-tonic fashion.


3    The 3rd theme, on strings, employs ascending triplet patterns, in the modulated key of G major.


4    the 4th theme is in the dominant key of G, played by the clarinets and bassoons.


5    The 5th theme is introduced forte on the bassoons, then taken up piano by the horns.

       The Old Woman and the Pedlar (Gomersall) featuring Cello

1    The Old Woman and the Pedlar

       The Swan, from Carnival of the Animals (Saint-Saens) featuring Cello

1    The Swan, from Carnival of the Animals

       Trio in G minor for flute, cello and piano, 1st movement, Allegro (Weber) featuring Cello

1    First theme, on cello


2    Second theme, piano then violin

       Trio in G minor for flute, cello and piano, 2nd movement, Scherzo. (Weber) featuring Cello

1    First theme, G minor, piano bass clef (LH) then treble clef (RH)


2    Second theme, cheery G major tune on flute with piano waltz accompaniment.

       Trio in G minor for flute, cello and piano, 3rd movement. (Weber) featuring Cello

1    First theme, a slow expressive melody on the flute. "Schafers Klage".

       Trio in G minor for flute, cello and piano, 4th movement. (Weber) featuring Cello

1    First theme, quietly introduce by the solo piano.


2    2nd theme, introduced briefly on the cello.


3    Bright 3rd theme in the major, on the flute.

       When other lips (Will you remember me) - from The Bohemian Girl (Balfe) featuring Cello

1    When other lips (Will you remember me) - from The Bohemian Girl

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