BREAKING INTO BACH - UNACCOMPANIED MINIATURES FOR STRINGS Music to play at home on your own - Unaccompanied!! Music very similar to Bach composed for young and/or less experienced musicians but nice for anyone - CELLISTS or VIOLA PLAYERS or DOUBLE BASSISTS - which sounds good and convincing but is actually a far bit easier than our maestro Bach himself!
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Introduction in English / Compete Essay ONLY in German What makes it so valuable is the search to conceive of the technical and aesthetic problems as a united whole. As a concert musician and professor, he based his book on the artistic and methodological analyses of the greatest cello works in music. Becker's book was very highly acclaimed by such artists as Pablo Casals, Enrico Mainardi, Ernst Cahnbley, and also by many other outstanding cellists. Maybe it is true that the aesthetics of concert performing, and indeed the art of the cello itself, have been guided to even higher levels since the time of the treatise as this becomes an inevitability as the decades pass, but the book is still of enormous interest to contemporary cellists
CROME, Robert – The Compleat Tutor for the Violoncello (1765)
The Compleat Tutor for the Violoncello, containing the best & easiest Instructions for Learners, by Robt. Crome. To which is added a favourite Collection of Airs, Marches, Minuets, Song-tunes & Duetts.
GUNN – The Theory and Practice of Fingering the Violoncello (1793)
JOHN GUNN, said to have been born in Edinburgh about 1765, was not only a clever cellist, but also a remarkable writer on music. In the year 1790 he went to London as a cello teacher. He there published, in 1793, an instruction book for his instrument, under the full title of «The Theory and practice of fingering the Violoncello, containing rules and progressive lessons for attaining the knowledge and command of the whole compass of the instrument.»
Macdonald, John – A treatise explanatory of the violoncello (1811)
A Treatise Explanatory of the Principles constituting the Practice and Theory of the Violoncello; and of a Systematic method of Fingering, Fully Exemplified in Every Compass of the Instrument; with a Description of the Harmonics throughout its whole Extent; Illustrated by Delineated Figures, and Experiments ascertaining the nature of the Harmonic System: and Containing, also, a short account of the Rise, Progress, and General Elements of Music: as far as the Work necessarily requires such Illustration. By John Macdonald Esqr. F.R.S. F.A.S. late Lieut. Coll., Engineer, and Author of several Works.
Dedication: George, Prince of Wales, Prince Regent
In English / en inglés A formerly most important treatise on cello playing, written (I believe in 1898) but the first published edition appeared in 1905, under the auspices of ‘The Strad’ magazine. Although some things most seem a little antiquated in the 21st century (including some of the quaint terminology present!) there much to be admired, and the presentation is factual and frank…