Blog posts : "bow hold"

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, an…

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Bow Hold

Crispin Campbell, cello instructor at Interlochen Center for the Arts, discusses how to form a relaxed bow hold.

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A Lesson with Leonard Rose

Leonard Rose was arguably the greatest cello teacher of the last century. In this excellent video he discusses many fundamental aspects of cello playing. As the original video is quite long and rather poorly edited, Hanno has organized it into sections by topic in this Evernote note, to help studen…

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David Finckel on the Bow Hold

David Finckel, cellist of the Emerson Quartet, discusses basic bow hold principles.

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Paul Katz on the Bow Hold

In these videos, Paul Katz, cello professor at the New England Conservatory, gives a fantastic explanation of basic bow hold principles.

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