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Contemporary Cello Etudes

Studies in Style & Technique

By Mike Block

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Studies in Style & Technique. Berklee Guide. Etude, Instruction, Technique. Softcover Audio Online. 128 pages. Published by Berklee Press (HL.159292).

Item Number: HL.159292

ISBN 9780876391877. 9.0x12.0x0.314 inches. Mike Block Foreword by Yo-Yo Ma.

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.

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