Hanno Strydom | Cello Teacher | Twin Cities, MN

Starker: An Organized Method of String Playing

In this video the great Hungarian virtuoso cellist and teacher, Janos Starker, discusses his approach to playing and teaching the cello through a system he called An Organized Method of String Playing. Starker was famous for his unmatched facility and complete technical mastery of the instrument, and for his ability to communicate this understanding with remarkable clarity. This video is structured around Starker's Organized Method of String Playing, in which he categorizes the various elements of cello playing into four groups: Playing Preparations, Left Side, Right Side, and Musical Application. Click the links below to watch the various sections of the video:

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