Mapping the world's opinions

argument top image

Who is the greatest cellist of all time? Show more Show less

The cello is a string instrument known for its soulful, singing, almost human voice like sound, and can be found soloing, in chamber music, or as one of the foundation pieces of a symphony orchestra. A number of players have transformed the cello into the solo voice that it is today. But of them, who is the greatest?

Mstislav Rostropovich Show more Show less

Rostropovich was a Russian master, who brought a new technical expertise and musicality to the instrument, and new repertoire into the world.
(1 of 7 Positions) Next >>

Premiered the Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1

One of the great solo cello pieces, composer Dimitri Shostakovich wrote the concerto for Rostropovich who committed it to memory in 4 days.

(1 of 1 Argument)


Enter the background of the argument here ...

The Argument

Enter the main explanation of the argument here ...

Counter arguments

Enter the counter arguments here ...


Enter the framing of the argument here ...


Enter the formal premises of the argument here ...

Rejecting the premises

Enter the technical rejections of the premises here ...


Do you agree?

Sign up or log in to record your thoughts on this argument

Further Reading

Enter more information about the argument here ...


Content references here ...

This page was last edited on Friday, 14 Feb 2020 at 16:20 UTC