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For Immediate Release November 12, 2015
Carl Fischer Music Releases
The du Pré Legacy for Cello and Piano
The du Pré Legacy

New York, NY – Carl Fischer Music announces the release of The du Pré Legacy for Cello and Piano (BF110 – Score and Part– $29.99), edited by Marion Feldman.

The fourth publication in the Carl Fischer Music Cello’s Legacy series, The du Pré Legacy for Cello and Piano includes seven works from cello legend Jacqueline du Pré’s repertoire, selected by editor Marion Feldman.

Ms. Feldman has provided editorial guidance and transcription of du Pré’s fingerings and bowings. Of special interest is a transcription of du Pré’s Elgar Concerto, observing attention to detail of her performance. Also included is Fauré’s Elégie, Saint-Saëns’ Allegro appassionato, Bach’s Arioso from Cantata No. 156, Schumann’s Fantasiestück, Bruch’s Kol Nidre, and von Paradis’ Sicilienne. Included are numerous exclusive photographs and recollections of du Pré from Eugenia Zukerman.

The du Pré Legacy for Cello and Piano is available now through Carl Fischer Music, or your favorite music retailer.

Marion Feldman is recognized as one of today’s leading performers and pedagogues of cello and chamber music. She is a member of the artist faculty at New York University, Steinhardt School, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, where she teaches cello, chamber music, and cello pedagogy. She has been on the cello and chamber music faculty of the Manhattan School of Music, College and Pre-College Divisions since 1974, and is a member of the faculty at the City University Graduate Center. Ms. Feldman received her training at The Juilliard School of music, where she studied with Luigi Silva, Leonard Rose, Bernard Greenhouse, and Zara Nelsova. She has been a member of the New Manhattan Trio, the New York Lyric Arts Trio, the Lorenzo Trio, and the Aureus Ensemble. Ms. Feldman is currently co-director of the NYU Intensive String Quartet Workshop.

Cello legend Jacqueline du Pré (1945—1987) started at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London with cellist and pedagogue William Pleeth at the age of 11. In 1962 she made her concert debut at the Royal Festival Hall with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Rudolph Schwarz playing the Elgar Concerto, which became her signature piece. Over the next ten years she studied with Paul Tortelier and Rostropovich and recorded for EMI with the London Symphony Orchestra. She met pianist Daniel Barenboim in 1966 at a party where they spontaneously sat down and played the Brahms F-Major Cello Sonata together. They were married in 1967 in Israel. Their friendship with Pinchas Zukerman, Zubin Mehta, and Itzhak Perlman led to many great concerts and chamber-music recordings, including of the Beethoven Ghost Trio and of the Schubert’s Trout Quintet. Jacqueline du Pré died at the age of 42, her career cut short by multiple sclerosis.

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