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Cello Resources: Getting Started

Listening to Cello Music

Listen to and watch cello performances online!

Links to more Online Listening

To find CDs in the library catalog:

To find DVDs in the library catalog:

Making Recordings

Check out this portable Zoom Recorder from the Music Library Circulation Desk to make high quality recordings on the go!


Zoom H2n Handy Recorder

Websites for Cellists

Music Librarian

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Laura Williams
113 Biddle Music Building
Call me:(919) 660-5952
Subjects: Humanities, Music

Music Librarian

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Sarah Griffin
113B Biddle Music Building

Browsing in the Music Library Stacks

To find scores in the library catalog:

  • Search from the Music Library homepage. Click on the radio button for "Scores Only" 
  • Keep your searches simple and specific to find the scores you need.  For example, Elgar cello concerto 85 (do not include "number" "no." "op." "opus" etc. as these terms can vary)

Browsing cello music in the Music Library:

  • M3 -- scholarly editions, shelved alphabetically by composer​​
  • M50--M54-- Solo cello
  • M229--M236 -- Cello and piano music
  • M286--M287 -- Duets for 2 stringed instruments
  • M290--M291 -- Duets for wind and stringed instruments
  • M350--M351 -- String trios
  • M452 / M552 -- String quartets and quintets
  • M1016--M1017 -- Cello with orchestra
  • M1116--M1117 -- Cello with string orchestra
  • ML410 -- Composer biographies
  • ML418 -- Performer biographies
  • ML910--ML915 -- Books about the cello
  • MT300--MT318 -- Cello studies and exercises

Finding Repertory

Finding Articles about the Cello

Cello Research