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Last week I read this great article about a New Zealand based Cello Choir and I got totally inspired. Cello choirs have been popular since the 1970s when the 12 cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra recorded Julius Klengel’s Hymnus … Continue reading
A couple of months ago I was delighted to be invited to guest post at one of my favorite cello blogs: that of teacher Emily Ann Peterson. Somewhere in the middle of all my self imposed blog exile last week, … Continue reading
If today’s lesson was the sidewalk, slurs would be the curb I miss stepping off only to land awkwardly on my heel, teeth rattling against each other as I try to regain my balance and my footing. Apparently, I’ve been … Continue reading
Just in time for Seattle’s long delayed spring, I caught a cold. The last few days I’ve been spending far too much time doing this to get to my keyboard for any length of time: But I’m on a brief … Continue reading
In the real world, electric tuners are awesome, convenient, wonderful, etc. but batteries die (or if you’re like me, the whole tuner gets forgotten by my practice chair) and knowing how to tune without the help of the box is … Continue reading
A lot of fun and pretty incredible musical multi-tasking. Now if only I could walk and chew gum at the same time….
I love the traditionally jazz improve technique applied to more classical sounding music in this video. I also love the angle at which the video was shot: up close and from below, because I’m always fascinated by cellists left hand … Continue reading