Simandl new method

If poor techniques are ingrained at an early age they are almost impossible to fix. Now check your email to confirm your subscription. Things get better as you go up through the positions, so that by fourth position the exercises suddenly have musical direction, logic and slow, and make sense to the student.

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New Method for the Double Bass - Franz Simandl, Frederick Zimmermann - Google Books

Not by a long shot. Samenvatting This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

The hope is that the will find inspiration in the beautiful melodies. Nor me or somebody else in the world would be inspired by Simandl in that way. I often work out of large sequences to help clean up things in my playing a couple of years ago I started from the very beginning and worked through the whole book. Franz Simandl August 1, — December 15, was a double-bassist and pedagogue most remembered for his book New Method for the Double Bass, known as the Simandl book, which is to this day used as a standard study of double bass technique and hand positions.

The shot length allows for a typical student to nes about one tune each lesson, and each tune introduces a new technique, note value, bowing, or string crossing. Then on to the tune where elements of these technical exercises can be re introduced to solve a particular technical issue within a given solo.

Now that there is internet no such thing back in !

Anyway, we are where we are, so there it is. Now, I still do start my students with Simandl, but I write my own little pieces for them to play too.

I have never tried Vance Progressive Repertoire books. Be the first to ask a question about New Nfw for the Double Bass. I try to make sure the student comes away with a strong set up…a secure left hand shape and a parallel bow. But what I can say is that I wish I had had a more bass-specific technical background at a younger age.

Probably we should study every system to enlarge our possibilities of fingerings. Sure wish it would be reprinted!! I shall check these out when I get my hands on them. Het is echter in een enkel geval mogelijk dat door omstandigheden de bezorging vertraagd is.

Gratis verzending 30 dagen bedenktijd en gratis retourneren Ophalen bij een bol. The second volume of the method looks at the use of thumb position using the thumb, first, second and third fingers, to play solo, high register work and again dividing the fingerboard up into a concept of positions.

The Vance Progressive Repertoire method actually dovetails neatly into the world of traditional double bass pedagogical repertoire, since the last piece introduced in Book 3 is the Dragonetti Concerto. Alle prijzen zijn inclusief BTW meyhod andere heffingen en exclusief eventuele verzendkosten en servicekosten.

Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. Hope this all helps and is of interest!

All and all, I think people should explore the different types of instructional books out there.


I believe the result of this journey is a synthetic approach that combines the strongest elements of each set of practices into a cohesive yet open architecture that consistently produces rapid progress for my students… and now their students as well.

Ill definitely check out the Vance. I have had many university students who are completely comfortable in the neck positions and a total mess in the thumb positions. John Kessler marked it as to-read Sep 10, Thanks for telling us about the problem. It would certainly be very difficult to make signifcant progress in the Rabbath technique using a large, wide shouldered, heavy bass with a straight endpin. Coming from a bassist who had no private lessons for most of his bass playing years minus collegeI found that the Dr.

Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the worldand other notations in the work.

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