First Lessons Cello (Book + Online Audio)
30661M
This text presents beginning cello technique and basic music reading fundamentals. There is an emphasis on using melodies and classical pieces to instruct each new concept. The 28 lessons include basic technique and reading skills, scales in the keys of D, G, C and F and bowing techniques such as dynamic contrast, slurs, accents, and staccato bowing. There are 47 melodies presented including works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Handel, Mozart and other classical composers....more
Product Number:
30661M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
32
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN13:
978-15134-6076-5
Series:
First Lessons
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
2/8/2018
This text presents beginning cello technique and basic music reading fundamentals. There is an emphasis on using melodies and classical pieces to instruct each new concept. The 28 lessons include basic technique and reading skills, scales in the keys of D, G, C and F and bowing techniques such as dynamic contrast, slurs, accents, and staccato bowing. There are 47 melodies presented including works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Handel, Mozart and other classical composers.
 
The book includes access to online audio containing all of the exercises and pieces recorded with solo cello and piano accompaniment. It is useful as a teaching and practice tool as well as a performance accompaniment track. 

Andante Grazioso ............................................ Wolfgang A. Mozart...................... Lesson 23 .......................... 27

Allegretto ......................................................... Ludwig van Beethoven .................. Lesson 10 .......................... 14

Bonaparte’s Retreat ......................................... Theme from Rodeo ........................ Lesson 24 .......................... 28

"Bourée" from Water Music .............................. George Frederic Handel ................ Lesson 20 .......................... 24

British Grenadiers..................................................................................................... Lesson 15 .......................... 19

Can, Can .......................................................... Jacques Offenbach ......................... Lesson 7 ........................... 11

Camptown Races ...................................................................................................... Lesson 4 ............................. 8

Country Gardens....................................................................................................... Lesson 7 ........................... 11

Dixie ......................................................................................................................... Lesson 8 ........................... 12

Etude ................................................................ Nikolai Paganini ............................ Lesson 20 .......................... 24

Fanfare Minuet ......................................................................................................... Lesson 12 .......................... 16

French March............................................................................................................ Lesson 18 .......................... 22

Gavotte ..................................................................................................................... Lesson 7 ........................... 11

Gavotte ..................................................................................................................... Lesson 11 .......................... 15

Gavotte from Sonata No. 2, Opus 5................. George Frederic Handel ................ Lesson 21 .......................... 25

Gavotte in G .............................................................................................................. Lesson 19 .......................... 23

Gavotte in D .................................................... Arcangelo Corelli .......................... Lesson 27 .......................... 31

German Dance ................................................. Ludwig van Beethoven .................. Lesson 22 .......................... 26

German Dance in D ......................................... Ludwig van Beethoven .................. Lesson 23 .......................... 27

Glockenspiel .................................................... Wolfgang A. Mozart...................... Lesson 26 .......................... 30

The Harmonious Blacksmith ........................... George Frederic Handel ................ Lesson 16 .......................... 20

Hungarian Folk Song Number 1...................... Bela Bartok .................................... Lesson 5 ............................. 9

Jamaica ............................................................ English Dance Tune....................... Lesson 14 .......................... 18

King William’s March..................................... Jeremiah Clarke ............................. Lesson 12 .......................... 16

"Largo" from The New World Symphony ........ Anton Dvorak ................................ Lesson 8 ........................... 12

Lavender’s Blue........................................................................................................ Lesson 10 .......................... 14

Lightly Row .............................................................................................................. Lesson 4 ............................. 8

London Symphony .......................................... Joseph Haydn................................. Lesson 13 .......................... 17

"Marche" from The Algerian Suite .................. Camille Saint-Saens....................... Lesson 19 .......................... 23

Mary Had a Little Lamb ........................................................................................... Lesson 3 ............................. 7

Menuet ............................................................. J. S. Bach ....................................... Lesson 21 .......................... 25

Minuet.............................................................. Georg Philipp Telemann................ Lesson 16 .......................... 20

Jingle Bells ............................................................................................................... Lesson 3 ............................. 7

Ode to Joy ........................................................ Ludwig van Beethoven .................. Lesson 6 ........................... 10

The Old Gray Goose................................................................................................. Lesson 5 ............................. 9

Ride, Ride ........................................................ Dmitri Kabalevsky......................... Lesson 24 .......................... 28

Rigaudon.......................................................... Henry Purcell ................................. Lesson 9 ........................... 13

Russian Dance Tune ................................................................................................. Lesson 4 ............................. 8

Scherzando....................................................... Bela Bartok .................................... Lesson 6 ........................... 10

Simple Gifts ..................................................... Shaker Melody............................... Lesson 11 .......................... 15

Soldier’s March ............................................... Robert Schumann .......................... Lesson 25 .......................... 29

Sonatina ........................................................... Ludwig van Beethoven .................. Lesson 28 .......................... 32

Surprise Symphony ......................................... Joseph Haydn................................. Lesson 27 .......................... 31

Symphony Theme............................................ Johannes Brahms ........................... Lesson 15 .......................... 19

"Theme" from the Fourth Symphony ............... Franz Schubert ............................... Lesson 25 .......................... 29

Trumpet Minuet ........................................................................................................ Lesson 17 .......................... 21

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star .................................................................................... Lesson 2 ............................. 6

 
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