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Ten American Cello Etudes

By Aaron Minsky

Cello (Solo) - Difficult
Composed by Aaron Minsky. Pieces & Studies. 24 pages. Oxford University Press #9780193858176. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193858176).

Item Number: OU.9780193858176

ISBN 9780193858176. 12 x 9 inches.

Each of these etudes is a miniature evocation of an American place and mood, written to help cellists learn in contemporary styles of jazz, blues, folk, and more. Technique certainly won't be dull with these lively pieces, which are also admirably suited for recitals and encores.

  • Introduction 
  • Performer's Notes 
  • 1. Train Whistle 
  • 2. Truckin' Through the South 
  • 3. Broadway 
  • 4. Laid-back Devil 
  • 5. Sailing Down the River 
  • 6. The Flag Waver 
  • 7. An American in France 
  • 8. Like Crazy 
  • 9. The Crack of Dawn 
  • 10. October Waltz 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

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  • 2011-04-30 00:00:00.0 worth it!

    a challenging and stimulating book, very different and worth owning.

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  • 5

  • 2005-05-01 00:00:00.0 Genius

    Minsky has a genius for synthesizing the various currents of modern music into pure gems of music that can be played by everyone.

    24 of 43 people found this review helpful.
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