We hope you find lots here to discover and enjoy; leave your choices in the comments. Even when the cello moves into its high register, the sound seems to emanate from a deep, russet realm. Not to Messiaen.
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A violin, a cello, and a bass teamed up to give you this cover that excellently captures the intensity of the original. The deeper tones of a cello make Taylor's tune feel a little more sophisticated, so put on your monocle before listening to this one. Though this cover is short, the piano and violin make for a truly gentle rendition of Drake's tortured agony. You can definitely still get down to this orchestral string version, and now you don't have to wonder exactly how dragons retire. This piano cover of "The Hills" will make you want to sip a glass of champagne and throw your pinky up. It's classy AF. This is the kind of monumental string cover that makes you want to run through a field while wearing a ballgown, searching for an epic romance. This one-woman string quartet manages to make "Break Free" seem more emotional and incredibly epic. This quartet is no stranger to pop covers, which is what makes their rendition of "Royals" so perfectly executed.
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Its four strings are usually tuned in perfect fifths : from low to high, C 2 , G 2 , D 3 and A 3. Each string is an octave lower than the viola 's four strings. Music for the cello is generally written in the bass clef , with tenor clef and treble clef used for higher-range passages. Played by a cellist or violoncellist , it enjoys a large solo repertoire with and without accompaniment , as well as numerous concerti. As a solo instrument, the cello uses its whole range, from bass to soprano, and in chamber music such as string quartets and the orchestra 's string section , it often plays the bass part, where it may be reinforced an octave lower by the double basses. Figured bass music of the Baroque-era typically assumes a cello, viola da gamba or bassoon as part of the basso continuo group alongside chordal instruments such as organ , harpsichord , lute or theorbo. Cellos are found in many other ensembles, from modern Chinese orchestras to cello rock bands. The name cello is derived from the ending of the Italian violoncello ,  which means "little violone ".
Looking for instrumental wedding songs? There are so many gorgeous stripped-down versions to fall in love with—and they're particularly perfect for weddings since they seamlessly blend into the background, letting the bride and groom take center stage. From contemporary hits to rock classics and country jams , you're sure to find instrumental renditions you'll love among our top picks. You'll hear Vitamin String Quartet's gorgeous acoustic renditions of popular tunes, which would be great for a first dance, processional , and reception, respectively.