Cello Concerto

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Cello Concerto in A major

H. 439, WQ. 172 • “Version of H437”

About this work...

C.P.E. Bach's cello concertos began as works featuring his own instrument -- the keyboard -- and also exist as flute concertos. The Cello Concerto in A major is nearly identical to the flute concerto in the same key, Wq 168 (H. 438). The opening Allegro movement begins with a lively and extended orchestral ritornello; ... read more