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Bass Book – Mastering the Bow Part 2

Bass Book – Mastering the Bow Part 2

Second in the series of excellent studies by Gaelen McCormick, this Mastering the Bow Volume 2 defines, examines and elaborates upon each variety of spiccato bow stroke in detail.

Continuing her masterful series, Carl Fischer Music is proud to present Gaelen McCormick’s Mastering the Bow (Part 2) Studies for Bass: Spiccato. Beginning with quotes from famous pedagogues Ivan Galamian and Simon Fischer, spiccato strokes are defined and each variety of bow-stroke is examined and elaborated upon in detail.

Collections of etudes have been carefully selected and presented from the methods of Dotzauer, Kreutzer, Lee, Popper, Bille, Slama, Simandl, Bottesini, Palschko and Milde. Guidelines are provided for studies, as well as extensive instruction on all aspects of spiccato playing.

Written in standard notation (no TAB). 72 pages.


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