where do we go from here?

Sometime in the Romantic era this instrument got its modern form and the technique progressed so much that cello gradually took a more soloistic place .

But the more virtuosistic the repertoire became less room there was for improvisation

Mid-17th century somewere in Europe this "Violone" (big violin) was born. its function? Playing and improvising on the "basso continuo" (pretty much the same job that a modern Double bass does today)

Jazz and impro

it is of the last years the rediscover of improvisation and the use of cello in non classical formations. We explore new techniques finding styles differences obsolete and we work "beyhond categories"... It is a exciting time to be a cellist!

The golden era

In the beginning