Do you feel drawn in by the sound of the cello? Do you know some of the most popular pieces written for cello, or which cellists enjoy covering pop songs? Find out in the listening examples below.
Episode 13 playlist
Johann Sebastian Bach: "Prelude" from Cello Suite No. 1 This is one of the most recognized pieces for solo cello.
LISTEN Johann Sebastian Bach: "Prelude" from Cello Suite No. 1
Antonin Dvorak: 2nd movement from Cello Concerto Some consider this to be one of the best and most breathtaking movements ever written for the cello.
LISTEN Antonin Dvorak: 2nd movement from Cello Concerto.
Ed Sheeran: Perfect This is a pop song covered by 2Cellos, a duo that plays on electrified cellos.
LISTEN Ed Sheeran: Perfect
What are you curious about?