Cesar Franck (1822-1890)

Cesar Franck’s violin sonata is a masterpiece, and how lucky we are that he also transcribed it for cello. Because it is in exactly the same key as for the violin, we need to use our higher registers quite a lot. Here below is a link to a compilation of passages from the cello transcription in which we could, should, or must use thumbposition:

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