Contemporary Cello Etudes

Compiled and edited by Mike Block, this volume of etudes contains pieces composed by: Ashley Bathgate * Mike Block * Stephen Braun * Rufus Cappadocia * Rushad Eggleston * Erik Friedlander * Eugene Friesen * Natalie Has * Giovanni Sollima * ...

Contemporary Cello Etudes

(Berklee Guide). Learn the contemporary techniques and practices of the modern cello. The collection is a vital exploration of 21st-century cello techniques that every contemporary cellist should know when playing music outside of the standard classical repertoire. By exploring techniques such as chopping, pizzicato, improvisation, chords, ornaments, modes, polyrhythmic playing, and more, you will be prepared to play in a variety of contexts, including folk, rock, funk, jazz, world music and accompanying yourself while singing. Compiled and edited by Mike Block, this volume of etudes contains pieces composed by: Ashley Bathgate * Mike Block * Stephen Braun * Rufus Cappadocia * Rushad Eggleston * Erik Friedlander * Eugene Friesen * Natalie Has * Giovanni Sollima * Mark Summer * Jacob Szekley * Matt Turner * Jeffrey Zeigler.

Arranging for Strings

Yo-Yo Ma, known primarily as a classical cellist, is working on bringing the world together through the music of the ... a book of etudes using contemporary techniques (Contemporary Cello Etudes, Berklee Press 2017), which is a great ...

Arranging for Strings

(Berklee Guide). Learn to use strings in your compositions and arrangements! From romantic chord pads to powerful grooves to gut-wrenching passionate melodies, strings do it all. This book presents time-tested techniques and contemporary developments in writing and arranging for strings. You'll learn strategies for authentic writing in many different styles and find ideas to take your personal sound forward. Discover voicings that work best for each project and explore the intricacies of bowing. Hear articulation approaches from pads to chopping in the online audio examples. See how other composers have used strings to heighten the impact of their music in the written examples. Make your work stand out with the drama and depth that well informed string writing can bring. You will learn: * The tunings, range, and timbres for the violin, viola, cello, and bass, including standard instruments and common variations, including acoustic, electric, and synthesized string instruments and sections * Bowing techniques and possibilities * Characteristic articulations and sounds, such as vibrato, pizzicato, sul tasto, trills, tremolos, and harmonics * Timbral and rhythm effects, such as chop technique, ponticello/feedback, portamento, and falls * String-section arranging techniques, such as melody/countermelody, fills, pads, and comping * Stylistic nuances of genres such as American roots, Celtic, jazz, rock, klezmer, eastern European, Gypsy jazz, and swing * Mic, recording, and live sound techniques for capturing the best string sounds for both acoustic and electric instruments

The Contemporary Violin

66 Sul ponticello pizzicato in Projections I by William Sydeman . ... 66 Sub ponticello in “Double Quartet for Plucked Strings” by Gordon Fitzell . . . . . . . . 66 Extreme pizzicati from Freeman Etudes by John Cage .

The Contemporary Violin

Written by a composer and a musician, The Contemporary Violin offers a unique menu of avant-garde musical possibilities that both performers and composers will enjoy exploring. Allen and Patricia Strange's comprehensive study critically examines extended performance techniques found in the violin literature of the latter half of the twentieth century. Drawing from both published and private manuscripts, the authors present extended performance options for the acoustic, modified, electric, and MIDI violin, with signal processing and computer-related techniques, and include more than 400 notated examples. The authors begin with bowing techniques and proceed systematically through other aspects of string playing, including MIDI technologies. Their correspondence and research with many performers and composers, the book's extensive score and text bibliography, and the discography of more than 130 recordings make The Contemporary Violin a valuable contemporary music reference and guide. An additional benefit is its listing of Internet resources that will keep the reader up to date with recent developments in contemporary performance and composition. First published by UC Press, 2001.

The Art of Cello Playing

... Some recommended materials for cello at all technical levels , from Baroque through Contemporary periods ( with ... 1 , 2 & 3 ( elementary through advanced ; compiled from many sources ) Etudes for Technic & Musicianship , Bk . 3 ...

The Art of Cello Playing

The author's stated purpose in writing The Art of Cello Playing is 'to present a progressive sequence of commentary and material as a basis for acquiring a sound technical foundation and basic playing competence to prepare the player for exploring the rich solo, orchestral, and chamber music literature of the instrument.' To that end he has produced a comprehensive textbook and reference manual on beginning to advanced cello technique with emphasis on the vital beginning foundation. Louis Potter Jr., is particularly well qualified to make this contribution from his wide experience in teaching both classes and individuals at Michigan State University and at National Music Camp, Interlochen, Michigan.

Strum Bowing Etudes Cello

Strum Bowing Etudes is a set of 29 solo etudes for string instruments that reinforces and utilizes the techniques from The Strum Bowing Method: How to Groove on Strings.

Strum Bowing Etudes  Cello

Strum Bowing Etudes is a set of 29 solo etudes for string instruments that reinforces and utilizes the techniques from The Strum Bowing Method: How to Groove on Strings. It is available for Violin, Viola and Cello/Bass. Grade Level 1-3. These short solo etudes are designed to focus your practical application of Strum Bowing. techniques and concepts. They track along with each chapter of The Strum Bowing Method: How to Groove on Strings and many of the same etudes are arranged for string orchestra as 22 Groove Studies for Strings.

A Cellist s Companion

A Cellist s Companion


Cello Music Since 1960

A Bibliography of Solo, Chamber & Orchestral Works for the Solo Cellist Donald Homuth. For additional information and ... Contemporary Etudes for Cellists ( information regarding twentieth - century techniques for the performer ) .

Cello Music Since 1960

This guide lists more than 5,200 works for the solo cellist written by 3,100 composers over the past thirty years. Entries give information on the date of composition, duration, publisher or source, first performances, and recordings, instrumentation, new performance techniques used, and degree of difficulty. Indexed by composers and cellists.

Selected Works for Cello and Piano

ABOUT THE AUTHOR MUSIC/CLASSICAL most celebrated cellist of his era,. Contemporary. Parisian. Music. Periodicals. La Revue Musicale, ed. F.J. Fétis, Paris. Revue et Gazette Musicale de Paris, ed. Schlesinger, Paris.

Selected Works for Cello and Piano

The most celebrated cellist of his era, French composer Auguste Franchomme (1808-84) created more than 50 works for the instrument in addition to numerous other pieces with piano, orchestral, or chamber accompaniment. Suitable for intermediate to advanced players, this unique first edition of rare cello and piano works features a separate cello part.

Chord Jams Strum Bowing Etudes Book 2 Cello

Chord Jams is a set of 20 solo etudes for string instruments that reinforces and utilizes the techniques from The Strum Bowing Method: How to Groove on Strings and The Rhythm String Player: Strum Bowing in Action.

Chord Jams  Strum Bowing Etudes Book 2  Cello

Chord Jams is a set of 20 solo etudes for string instruments that reinforces and utilizes the techniques from The Strum Bowing Method: How to Groove on Strings and The Rhythm String Player: Strum Bowing in Action. It is available for 4-6 string violin and cello. Grade Level 1-3. The Rhythm String Player is a way for string players to take Strum Bowing to the next level-to function as a chordal instrument like the rhythm guitar.

Samuel Barber

“Technical Problems in Modern Violin Music as Found in Selected Concertos, with Related Original Exercises and Etudes.” Ph.D. dissertation, State University of Iowa, 1958, ... Dale, S. S. “Contemporary Cello Concerti. XV: Samuel Barber.

Samuel Barber

An annotated reference guide to Barber's life, works and achievements, it will prove valuable for anyone seeking information on him.

School of Music Theatre Dance University of Michigan Publications

Electric Etudes ( 1983 ) is broken up into six pieces of increasingly greater length . ... explores a different area of contemporary cello technique , and proposes a specific relationship of cello - to - electronics .

School of Music  Theatre   Dance  University of Michigan  Publications

Includes miscellaneous newsletters (Music at Michigan, Michigan Muse), bulletins, catalogs, programs, brochures, articles, calendars, histories, and posters.

School of Music Programs

... 8:00 p.m. School of Music Recital Hall CONTEMPORARY DIRECTIONS Saturday , February 9 , 8:00 p.m. DAVID ROBBINS ... 8:00 p.m. Scriabin Etudes School of Music Recital Hall TRUMPET STUDENT RECITAL Tuesday , February 12 , 12:30 p.m. ...

School of Music Programs


The Strad

Ten American Cello Etudes £ 8.50 Each etude is a miniature evocation of an American place or mood , written in a contemporary ... RARE & CONTEMPORARY Aaron Minsky THREE AMERICAN CELLO DUETS violins , violas , cellos , basses , bows WERK ...

The Strad


The vanguard guitar

The vanguard guitar


Orchestral Bowing Etudes Level 3

They may, however, be used in conjunction with any standard string class method, as this book is a complete unit in itself and may be used separately for class or individual instruction.

Orchestral Bowing Etudes  Level 3

The Orchestral Bowing Etudes contain the important contemporary orchestral and chamber music bowings which are indispensable for the development of a string player. These etudes are to be studied when the pupil reaches String Builder, Book III. They may, however, be used in conjunction with any standard string class method, as this book is a complete unit in itself and may be used separately for class or individual instruction. Available for violin, viola, cello, bass, piano accompaniment, and teacher's manual.

The Contemporary Violin

Their correspondence and research with many performers and composers, the book's extensive score and text bibliography, and the discography of more than 130 recordings make The Contemporary Violin a valuable contemporary music reference and ...

The Contemporary Violin

Written by a composer and a musician, The Contemporary Violin offers a unique menu of avant-garde musical possibilities that both performers and composers will enjoy exploring. Allen and Patricia Strange's comprehensive study critically examines extended performance techniques found in the violin literature of the latter half of the twentieth century. Drawing from both published and private manuscripts, the authors present extended performance options for the acoustic, modified, electric, and MIDI violin, with signal processing and computer-related techniques, and include more than 400 notated examples. The authors begin with bowing techniques and proceed systematically through other aspects of string playing, including MIDI technologies. Their correspondence and research with many performers and composers, the book's extensive score and text bibliography, and the discography of more than 130 recordings make The Contemporary Violin a valuable contemporary music reference and guide. An additional benefit is its listing of Internet resources that will keep the reader up to date with recent developments in contemporary performance and composition. First published by UC Press, 2001.