A Double Bassist's Guide to Refining Performance Practices

A Double Bassist's Guide to Refining Performance Practices

By: Murray Grodner (author), Michael P. Sweeney (assistant)Paperback

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Murray Grodner draws on his distinguished career as a double bass musician and teacher in this compendium of performance philosophy, bowing and phrasing recommendations, tutorials on fingerings and scales, and exercises for bowing and string crossing. Grodner addresses technical obstacles in musical performance, offers advice on instrument and bow purchase, and provides a detailed approach to the fundamentals of bass playing. This guide is an invaluable resource for any bassist seeking to improve performance practices.

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Murray Grodner is Professor Emeritus at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University.


Preface IA. Critical Analysis of Physical Performance Techniques IB. Perfecting Techniques Employing Exercises and Orchestral Excerpts II: Informative Essays for Double Bassists III. Analytical Phrasing and Bowing for Solo Works IV. Physical Therapies for Physical Abuses Related to Playing Double Bass

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/07/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780253010162
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9780253010162
  • weight: 363
  • ISBN10: 0253010160

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