Elgar's Cello Concerto is a great dark piece. As a concerto it's of course orchestral, large and challenging, but certainly the main theme or the first few minutes of the first movement can be extracted and arranged into a stand-alone piece, perhaps just for solo cello. The score and a couple cello+piano arrangements can be found on IMSLP. Brooklyn contractor faces charges of laundering stolen wages at JFK project. Leonid Fridman, owner of the Brighton Beach-based Millennium Commercial Corp. construction firm, has been arrested and ... LEONID FRIDMAN Cello M.M., St. Petersburg Conservatory, Russia. Mr. Fridman was formerly the principal cellist of Opera and Ballet Orchestra, director and music instructor of chamber orchestra, and cello teacher at the Music School in Petrozavodsk, Russia. This "Cited by" count includes citations to the following articles in Scholar. The ones marked * may be different from the article in the profile. Cello Resources Cello Lessons Cello Forums Music Theory Metronome Cello Tuner Tests & Training Related Instruments and Combinations Cello Duet Cello & Violin Cello & Viola Cello Trio String Trio Cello Quartet String Quartet String Quintet Cello Ensemble String Ensemble Cello Sheet Music Compilations Gospel and Spiritual Cello Compilation This Violin concerto opus 14, composed in 1959 and dedicated to Leonid Kogan, who became its first performer. This is the earliest composition, in terms of the time of its composition, in the present recording. Rarely performed gems feature on "Russian Discoveries" on the Olympia label and "Virtuoso Cello Transcriptions" on Cello Classics. Leonid Gorokhov's first recording with Nikolai Demidenko was an all-Schubert album for the Munich-based AGPL label.