Sites which are chosen as "Award Websites" by the Internet
Cello Society, and which are featured on this page, are allowed to use the
I.C.S. "Seal of Excellence" on their sites. We invite our readers
to nominate interesting cello websites that they would like to be considered
for this recognition in the future. At least one site per month will be
selected based on its content, cello relevance, creativity and presentation
This website explores the advantages that the cello has over the guitar when accompanying singers and other instruments in traditional or folk music.
This includes an essay by cello historian Dimitry Markevitch as well as
links to other sites on cello in traditional music, cello accompaniment
concepts, a baroque cello page, and Scottish Fiddle tunes for cello.
November/December 99 Award Website:
This is the home page for Anner Bylsma's new book. It contains quotes from
his book, as well as audio clips.
March/April Award Website:
The Cello Music Collections housed in Special Collections & Rare
Books, University of North Carolina, Greensboro. The UNCG Cello Music Collections
contain thousands of published and manuscript scores, some recordings, personal
correspondence, teaching notes, and other archival materials of interest
to cello scholars. There are four collections which are processed and available
for use: the Luigi Silva Collection, the Elizabeth Cowling Collection, the
Rudolf Matz Collection, and the Maurice Eisenberg Collection. A fifth collection,
that of Hungarian-born Janos Scholz, is still being processed.
January/February Award Website:
FEATURED CELLO CDS
This page is a small part of a large website that includes reviews of classical
recordings by "The Omnipotent Critic" (TOC), a "Live Music"
section using RealAudio streaming technology, and features not only contemporary
classical music but music of all genres and styles: early music, electronic
music, crossover and jazz. Eclectra promises to expose us to ever new and
interesting compositions as well as rare recordings of lesser-known virtuoso
artists of the past. This is a site to bookmark and revisit!
November/December Award Website:
Trina Carey features her Suzuki Cello Studio in Pasadena, California.
This local site has a cheerful character, interesting information and some
September/October Award Website:
COMPETITION AND FESTIVAL
July/August Award Website:
DERYK HOUSTON-THE ART GALLERY
featuring information and painting of cellist Vedran Smailovic
May's Featured Website:
World of Daniel Domb!
April's Featured Website:
The Protege Philharmonic