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. 2 , Opus 5          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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