Thursday, August 07, 2008
Lone voices - David Popper
'Whatever people's opinion of David Popper, I will play his music as long as I play the cello, for no other composer wrote better for the instrument' - Pablo Casals on the Bohemian composer and author of High School of Cello Playing David Popper (photo above) who died on August 7, 1913.
Now read about a little known gem of a cello concerto written by a composer born in the year that David Popper died.
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