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Abstract Lev Aronson (1912-1988) was a notable performer and teacher of the cello. He co-authored the pedagogical text, The Complete Cellist, with Rudolf Matz, but may be best remembered for his influence as an inspirational teacher to many established cellist of the current generation. In addition to the collection of musical scores, a...
Dates: 1912 - 1988; Other: Date acquired: 2008 January
Identifier: SC 0008
Scope and Contents The original manuscripts to his over fifty transcriptions for cello ensemble and other combinations, including several unpublished works, are an important part of the Varga Collection. Among these manuscripts are his solo cello transcriptions of the Bach D minor and E major violin partitas, and cello/piano arrangements of the Schubert F minor Fantasy op. 103, and the Kodaly Dances of Galanta (originally for orchestra). The collection also includes works written for the Varga Cello Quartet by...
Dates: 1924 - 2014