Mini Concerto for Alex (for solo cello and orchestra)

1992 – Mini concerto for Alex, for solo cello (about grade 6 or 7) and school orchestra. Commissioned by Ibstock Place School.

Duration: approx. 10 minutes.
In one movement, this piece is light in character and great fun for a school orchestra with a young, aspiring cellist.

There is a choice of 2 cadenzas: The first one is fairly easy and the second one is for the more advanced soloist. The one you hear below is the second, more advanced one.

Recording by Banda Di Musica. Conducted by Gary Woolf. Cello Solo – Katja Weigang

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