For the left hand and bow. Includes trills, scales, arpeggios, and double stops. The book is divided into five parts addressing the following areas: (1) Exercises in the neck positions (2) Exercises in the whole compass of the cello (3) Exercises in the thumb position (4) Double stops (5) Bowing exercises
– The Young Violoncellist’s Method (Import). Provides new cellists with a comprehensive manual of basics from first position through thumb position. Exercises are chosen to instill a sense of solid mechanics which will prepare you for many other progressive technical studies. Music is chosen for its timeless quality, so you will find works by Mozart, Bach, Haydn. Theory is left to your teacher. Spiral binding is no longer offered on this due to new formatting by the publisher.
Thumb Position is the focus of this volume. Scales and arpeggios in three octaves, thumb position, shifting on the thumb, treble and tenor clef. Includes some pedagogical works of Dotzauer, Romberg, Lee and Kummer. Many duets for student/teacher.
A practice guide for the modern cellist. The opening exercises of each chapter are designed for inexperienced players; they are followed by exercises for advanced and professional players. Contents: Introducing 12 Tones, Triads and Seventh Chords, Circle of Fifths, Scales, Harmonics and Open Strings, Lateral Motion, Extended Techniques and a Discussion of the Bow, Practicing Together.