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Piano accompaniment backing tracks

Barber: Cello Sonata, Op.6


Price:  9.50 / ($11.50 / €11.02 )

Barber: Cello Sonata, Op.6
Includes accompaniments for:

1. Allegro ma non troppo
1. Allegro ma non troppo (practice)
2. Adagio
2. Adagio (practice)
3. Allegro appassionato
3. Allegro appassionato (practice)



Barber's Cello Sonata, written in 1932, is a substantial and dramatic work, despite lasting less than twenty minutes in performance. Barber uses the particular drama of the key of C minor to good effect, with both performers having to commit to the technically challenging score.


These piano accompaniment tracks help make practising more effective and enjoyable! They are recorded by a professional accompanist and can help you keep in tune and in time, as you listen to the piano part for this work. Many customers have found them a cost-effective alternative to hiring a pianist in the early stages of learning a new piece, whether that be for an exam, recital, audition or simply for fun!

Please scroll down for samples and details of each movement.



Other works by Barber
Other cello sonatas


1. Allegro ma non troppo

Price:  4.00 / ($4.84 / €4.64 )

Includes accompaniments for:
✓ Performance version

Practice version (optional)



Audio sample:

Please click here to see if this track contains clicks/cuts/repeats

4 crotchet click-beats at beginning to set pulse. Cello enters just after 4th click-beat


1. Allegro ma non troppo (practice)


This practice version slows down the quicker sections of the 'performance' track above, by around 15-20%. It is included for free with that version if selected.

Audio sample:


2. Adagio

Price:  4.00 / ($4.84 / €4.64 )

Includes accompaniments for:
✓ Performance version

Practice version (optional)



Audio sample:

Please click here to see if this track contains clicks/cuts/repeats

4 quaver click-beats set pulse at beginning before cello enters.


2. Adagio (practice)


This practice version slows down the quicker sections of the 'performance' track above, by around 15-20%. It is included for free with that version if selected.

Audio sample:


3. Allegro appassionato

Price:  4.00 / ($4.84 / €4.64 )

Includes accompaniments for:
✓ Performance version

Practice version (optional)



Audio sample:

Please click here to see if this track contains clicks/cuts/repeats

Bars 65-71: dlick-beats (1 every 2 bars) accompany these bars where piano is silent.


3. Allegro appassionato (practice)


This practice version slows down the quicker sections of the 'performance' track above, by around 15-20%. It is included for free with that version if selected.

Audio sample: