Blog posts : "string crossings"

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 Legato String Crossings

Paul Katz, professor of cello at the New England Conservatory, gives a lesson on executing smooth (legato) string crossings.

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