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Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 1169 Cello Method

By Friedrich August Kummer

Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 1169 Cello Method. Composed by Friedrich August Kummer (1797-1879). Edited by L Schulz and Leo Schulz. String Solo. Studies and Learn To Play. Cello studies book. With introductory text, instructional text, standard notation and fingerings. 125 pages. G. Schirmer #LB1169. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50258060).

Item Number: HL.50258060

ISBN 9781540057815. 9x12 inches.

For unaccompanied cello.

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  • 5

    San Miguel de Allende
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  • December 22, 2021 An every-day consulting book

    In my orchestral formation I receive lessons with Lee’s method. However, I was on the need for a personal method book in English for my daily practice. I couldn’t find better book than Kummer’s. It has precise and clear comments from the very basic aspects of playing...

    as well as practical explanations for every bowing technique. The number of exercises promise an always new way to avoid getting bored in daily warmups.

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  • 5

    Portland, OR
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  • September 16, 2012 Kummer's Vionocello Method

    A fine book---It starts with the most basic technique with notation, including slurs, staccato and time-value notes. It moves to scales, and no where compromises on the integrity of musical theory. Soon, the student and instructor will be playing appealing duets which require precision and purity in their...

    harmonies. With the first 30 pages of this book are some of the most valuable lessons a cellist needs. Advanced playing is also developed with the book, and awaits the practice and skills of the learner.

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    4 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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  • 4

    near New Orleans
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • June 09, 2007 Great variety

    I am new to cello, but a pianist for almost 40 years. This cello method has really given me the "meat" that I need as far as variety, while allowing my new skills of cello to progress. When I play the duets with my teacher - I actually am beginning to...

    sound like a cello player. The exercises in the beginning of the book are very challenging, but I'm up for the challenge if it helps my skills.

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    20 of 33 people found this review helpful.
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