First Lessons Cello (Book + Online Audio)
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.
 
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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
ISBN:
1-5134-6076-5
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    
Allegretto  Ludwig van Beethoven     
Bonaparte’s Retreat  Theme from Rodeo     
"Bourée" from Water Music  George Frederic Handel     
British Grenadiers    
Can, Can  Jacques Offenbach     
Camptown Races     
Country Gardens    
Dixie     
Etude  Nikolai Paganini     
Fanfare Minuet     
French March    
Gavotte     
Gavotte     
Gavotte from Sonata No , Opus  George Frederic Handel     
Gavotte in G     
Gavotte in D  Arcangelo Corelli     
German Dance  Ludwig van Beethoven     
German Dance in D  Ludwig van Beethoven     
Glockenspiel  Wolfgang A Mozart    
The Harmonious Blacksmith  George Frederic Handel     
Hungarian Folk Song Number  Bela Bartok     
Jamaica  English Dance Tune    
King William’s March Jeremiah Clarke     
"Largo" from The New World Symphony  Anton Dvorak     
Lavender’s Blue    
Lightly Row     
London Symphony  Joseph Haydn    
"Marche" from The Algerian Suite  Camille Saint-Saens    
Mary Had a Little Lamb     
Menuet  J S Bach     
Minuet Georg Philipp Telemann    
Jingle Bells     
Ode to Joy  Ludwig van Beethoven     
The Old Gray Goose    
Ride, Ride  Dmitri Kabalevsky    
Rigaudon Henry Purcell     
Russian Dance Tune     
Scherzando Bela Bartok     
Simple Gifts  Shaker Melody    
Soldier’s March  Robert Schumann     
Sonatina  Ludwig van Beethoven     
Surprise Symphony  Joseph Haydn    
Symphony Theme Johannes Brahms     
"Theme" from the Fourth Symphony  Franz Schubert     
Trumpet Minuet     
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star     

 
Audio Sample 1
Audio Sample 2
Series: First Lessons
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