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- n. one who plays the cello
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An abbreviated form of violoncellist: often written 'cellist.
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- n. someone who plays a violoncello
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In German, a male cellist is a Cellist, several of them are Cellisten, and a dozen are 12 Cellisten; a female cellist is a Cellistin, and several are Cellistinnen.
In my subway car on the way home, a cellist is playing Vivaldi.
Indeed, the cellist is credited with reawakening Britten’s interest in instrumental music after a long period of mostly vocal composition.
The air of Camelot that gathered around the Kennedy administration nearly fifty years ago was due in no small part to the appearance of stellar high arts figures such as cellist and conductor Pablo Casals at state dinners.
That will include other luminaries, such as cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and the former Poet Laureate of the United States, Rita Dove, and others.
Following her eyes, Ronnie saw a ruffle of old lace falling from the 'cellist's throat, a broad crimson ribbon crossing his breast, on which glittered a diamond star.
The anguish on the 'cellist's face, was terrible to see.
She was a founding member of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, holding the chair of principal "cellist".
"In string quartets, the violins carry the melody and the cellist is a great team player but doesn't have a role in organizing or leading the game plan.
a musician himself, -- a good singer and "cellist," and the composer of numerous pieces, among them being the first portions of Goethe's