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Toke Møldrup played the cello in the Croatian sea

This underwater photoshoot with a cello is totally mesmerising

Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays Rostropovich's cello

Cellos owned by Rostropovich break records at auction

Amit Peled's cello strings confiscated at Warsaw airport

‘Too dangerous’ – security confiscates cellist’s strings at Warsaw airport

Brooklyn Duo play 'Shallow' from A Star is Born

This gorgeous cello and piano arrangement of ‘Shallow’ will give you chills

'Up' by a string quartet

The ‘Up’ theme tune, but it’s played by a string quartet

'Eine kleine Nachtmusik', but it's played in six different musical styles

Eine kleine Nachtmusik, but played in six completely different musical styles

best cello music

These are factually the 10 best cello pieces in existence

Gautier Capuçon playing in a plane engine

Watch cellist Gautier Capuçon serenade us from INSIDE an aeroplane engine

Cello hair problems

16 string player confessions that will make you say ‘same’

Cow whisperer

Watch: Cows come running to hear cellist playing Irish folk song

Cellist removed from an American Airlines flight

‘We demand an apology’: cellist removed from American Airlines flight after buying extra seat for instrument

Dominik Połoński has died, aged 41

Cellist who lost the use of his left hand because of brain cancer dies, aged 41

Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Florian Leonhard

Sheku Kanneh-Mason took his cello in for a service – and we went along


Who are 2CELLOS and what did they play at the UEFA Champions League final?

Leonard Elschenbroich and Edward Elgar

Elgar's Cello Concerto: a work torn between nostalgia for the past and fear of the future

string instruments quiz

How well do you know your string instruments?

viola da gamba smashed final

‘The airline is dodging responsibility’, says owner of a smashed viola da gamba