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Cedric Sharpe

vc, 1891-1978 GB, Maida Vale
Musician / Composer of Classical

Cedric Sharpe, ARCM, Hon RAM (13 April 1891 – 1978) was a British cellist, composer and music professor of the early to mid-20th century. He studied cello at the Royal College of Music later becoming professor of cello at the Royal Academy of Music – the start of a teaching career that was to span almost four decades before he retired in 1966 at the age of 75. During the inter-War years he became a prominent player of both chamber and orchestral music; his repertoire included both British and European contemporary music. He recorded for HMV and was broadcast by the BBC. He composed a number of original pieces mostly for solo cello with piano accompaniment.

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Polonaise de Concert, Op. 14 on The British Cello Phenomenon: A Survey of 29 Great Performers by Various Artists, Eric Fenby, Constant Lambert, Christopher Finzi, Lamberto Gardelli, Sir Neville Marriner, Andrew Litton, Carl Davis & Andrew Davis

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Title Artist Year Type
Twilight / AirCedric Sharpe1929Album
Chant Sans Paroles / ConsolationCedric Sharpe1927Album
Petite Suite De ConcertCedric Sharpe1924Album
Le Cygne / Drink To Me Only With Thine EyesCedric SharpeAlbum
Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms / Rosemary (That's For Remembrance)Cedric SharpeAlbum
Chant Sans Paroles / SerenadeCedric SharpeAlbum
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