Music of Larry Thomas Bell

Below are some rehearsal videos of a dress rehearsal for the May 19 concert of music by Larry Thomas Bell. These are some unique works!

The Cello Suite, for cello and harpsichord figured bass, is the only contemporary work I've played which exclusively uses the baroque practice of improvised figured bass. Playing this type of notation in a contemporary medium is challenging. Sam Ou is the fantastic cellist.

The other work, The Echolocations of Cellos, is the concluding movement of a large setting of the poems on the seasons of the year. This is the most unusual ensemble I've played in: voices, guitar, harp, piano and harpscihord. What fun!

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