Blog posts : "bow strokes"

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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Paul Katz on Up Bow Staccato

Paul Katz, professor of cello at New England Conservatory, teaches the complex bow stroke, up bow staccato.

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David Finckel: Overlapping Spiccato & Sautille

In this video, David Finckel, cellist of the Emerson Quartet, discusses and demonstrates the bow stroke he describes as "overlapping spiccato and sautille".

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David Finckel: Sautille

In this video, David Finckel, cellist of the Emerson Quartet, discusses and demonstrates the sautille bow stroke.

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David Finckel: Extreme Spiccato

In this video, David Finckel, cellist of the Emerson Quartet, discusses and demonstrates the bow stroke he describes as "extreme spiccato".

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David Finckel: Spiccato with a Kick

In this video, David Finckel, cellist of the Emerson Quartet, discusses and demonstrates the bow stroke he describes as "spiccato with a kick".

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David Finckel: Spiccato with Colle

In this video, David Finckel, cellist of the Emerson Quartet, discusses and demonstrates the bow stroke he describes as "spiccato with colle".

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David Finckel: Spiccato

In this video, David Finckel, cellist of the Emerson Quartet, discusses and demonstrates the spiccato bow stroke.

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David Finckel: Colle

In this video, David Finckel, cellist of the Emerson Quartet, discusses and demonstrates the colle bow stroke.

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David Finckel: Martele

In this video, David Finckel, cellist of the Emerson Quartet, discusses and demonstrates the martele bow stroke.

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David Finckel on Bow Articulation

In these videos David Finckel, cellist of the Emerson Quartet, demonstrates how to achieve the powerful "pop" bow articulation he describes at the "bow click".

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