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Squire Cello Solo Collection

Eight Classic Solos for the Student Cellist

By William Squire

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Strings cello, piano
Eight Classic Solos for the Student Cellist. Composed by William Squire. SWSon book + Insert separately. Book and CD. With Standard notation. Carl Fischer Music #BF47. Published by Carl Fischer Music (CF.BF47).

Item Number: CF.BF47

ISBN 9780825867262. 9 x 12 inches.

William Henry Squire (1871a1963) was an English composer and virtuoso cellist, whose playing was greatly respected in his own day. Squire composed in a variety of genres during his long and celebrated career, yet he is best remembered today for his compositions and arrangements for cello and piano. These were pieces that Squire used as vehicles for self-promotion on his concert tours, and many of them have since become staples in the cellistas repertoire. The most popular and remembered of these works are featured in this collection.
William Henry Squire was an English composer and virtuoso cellist, whose playing was greatly respected in his own day. Squire composed in a variety of genres, but is best remembered today for his compositions and arrangements for cello and piano, many of which have become staples in the cellistas repertoire. Squire was born in 1871 in Ross-on-Wye, a small market town in southeast Herefordshire, England. He displayed a precocious aptitude for music, and his father, who recognized this aptitude, instructed him on the cello. He continued his studies at age thirteen as a foundation scholar at the Royal College of Music in London. There, he studied cello with Edward Howell and composition with Sir Hubert Parry and the Irish composer Charles Stanford. At the tender age of nineteen, Squire made his concert debut in Londonas St. Jamesa Hall in a concert organized by the Spanish composer Isaac AlbA(c)niz. Four years later, he presented the premiere English performance of the Saint-SaA<

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  • 5

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    Early intermediate
  • April 09, 2009 William H. Squire

    Squire was en English cellist/composer who knew how to write engaging pieces which teach important lessons. Fine representative volume of some of his works. Hopefully, some of his advanced works will become available in the US.

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  • 5

    kathy giddens
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    georgia
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    Beginner
  • March 21, 2009 Collection covers gap of out of print

    My daughter's cello teacher wanted specific pieces that were no longer available as individual sheet music. Some of these are at the intermediate level. This collection includes At Morn (Joyeuse), At Twilight (Triste), Bourree Op.24, Cradle Song (Le Bonheur), Danse Rustique Op.20 No.5, Fairy Tales (L...

    'Innocence), In Dreamland (Le Plaisir), and Tarantella Op. 23 (with two accompaniment speeds). CD included. Piano accompaniment in book with separate cello part.

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