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Definition of Cello

Cello

  1. A contraction for Violoncello.

Cello Quotations

It is my aim, my destination in life to make the cello as beloved an instrument as the violin and piano.
Mstislav Rostropovich

The Third Quartet I made the instruments in pairs - Two different pairs - Violin and viola, and violin and cello. They played very different things from each other all through the whole piece.
Elliott Carter

The cello is a hero because of its register - its tenor voice. It is a masculine instrument, whereas the violin is feminine because of its soprano pitch. When the cello enters in the Dvorak Concerto, it is like a great orator.
Mstislav Rostropovich

When I started learning the cello, I fell in love with the instrument because it seemed like a voice - my voice.
Mstislav Rostropovich

There are a lot of ways to be expressive in life, but I wasn't good at some of them. Music, for instance. I was a distinct failure with the cello. Eventually, my parents sold the cello and bought a vacuum cleaner. The sound in our home improved.
Sam Abell
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Cello Translations

cello in Dutch is violoncel, cello, cel
cello in Finnish is sello
cello in French is violoncelle
cello in Italian is violonvello
cello in Spanish is violoncelo
cello in Swedish is cello, violoncell
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