...start another blog, or two, or move to twitter. Facebook? Never.
I'm a beginning (1 year) cello student and am in desparate need of a scales and arpeggios book. What can you recommend? The web shows so many, but I would really like one that has 4 octaves and fingerings.Thanks...email@example.com
Well, I look forward to your return and hope you'll have me when I swing by MN in the spring. Lucy (cat) says, "mk kaaaa", which I think means "get un-enniued soon!" :)
Great job finally knocking that tree over you kittens!See you again on your return.
As to scales, I would recommend starting with Klengel Technical Exercises vol 1. 1-4 octaves with fingerings, plus arpeggios (triads) and broken thirds. Also learn the Duport "universal fingering" for all scales. When you can do all that, go on to Yampolsky and/or Galamian, depending on whether you want more left or right hand challenges, respectively.
Yes, 'tis the season! (to sit back and be lazy for a while.)
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