The Resource A double bassists guide to refining performance practices, Murray Grodner, (electronic resource/)

A double bassists guide to refining performance practices, Murray Grodner, (electronic resource/)

Label
A double bassists guide to refining performance practices
Title
A double bassists guide to refining performance practices
Statement of responsibility
Murray Grodner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Murray Grodner draws on his distinguished career as a double bass musician and teacher in this compendium of performance philosophy, bowing and phrasing recommendations, tutorials on fingerings and scales, and exercises for bowing and string crossing. Grodner addresses technical obstacles in musical performance, offers advice on instrument and bow purchase, and provides a detailed approach to the fundamentals of bass playing. This guide is an invaluable resource for any bassist seeking a professional career
Dewey number
787.5/193
Index
no index present
LC call number
MT320
LC item number
.G76 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
A double bassists guide to refining performance practices, Murray Grodner, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=622036
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; A Double Bassists Guide to Refining Performance Practices; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Part I. Critical Analysis of Physical Performance Techniques; Use of Self; Toward Creating a More Competent Bassist; Practice Habits; The Left Arm and Hand; The Shifting Process; Ah Yes, Vibrato; The Bow Arm; Sound Production; More Thoughts on Performance Practices; How Much Input of Energy is Too Much?; Developing an Automatically Responsive Bow Arm and Left Hand/Arm; How to Problem Solve; Perfecting and Resolving Techniques; Scales
  • Part II. Perfecting Techniques through Employing Scales, Exercises, and Orchestral Excerpts1. Essential Bowings to Use in Scales; 2- and 3-Octave Scales (3 sets of fingerings); 2- and 3-Octave Arpeggio Fingerings; Chromatic Scales; String Crossing Exercises; Trill, Finger, and Shifting Exercises; 2. Related Orchestral Excerpts; Part III. Informative Essays for Double Bassists; Basses, You Are Late.; Chamber Music; French Bow vs. German Bow; Auditions and Recitals; Thoughts Concerning Teaching; Thoughts Concerning Directions for a Professional Career
  • Musical Education for Public School Music TeachingOrchestral Training; Music Schools and Education of Orchestral Musicians; Summers; Some Recommendations for Setting Up and Buying a Double Bass; Awareness and Knowledge Necessary When Considering the Purchase of a Double Bass; Information for Purchasing a Fine Bow; Part IV. Analytical Phrasing and Bowing for Solo Works; Legato Phrasing: The Age of Portamento vs. the Slur; Interpretation and Phrasing; Prelude from Second Suite for Cello by J.S. Bach; Dragonetti and Koussevitzky Concertos
  • Part V. Preventative Exercises for Physical Abuses Related to Playing Double BassIts Usually Too Late When We Say, I Wish I Had!; Playing Positions and Related Biochemical Issues, by Chris Gales, Physical Therapist
Control code
ocn857059489
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt16ghvkx
Label
A double bassists guide to refining performance practices, Murray Grodner, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=622036
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; A Double Bassists Guide to Refining Performance Practices; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Part I. Critical Analysis of Physical Performance Techniques; Use of Self; Toward Creating a More Competent Bassist; Practice Habits; The Left Arm and Hand; The Shifting Process; Ah Yes, Vibrato; The Bow Arm; Sound Production; More Thoughts on Performance Practices; How Much Input of Energy is Too Much?; Developing an Automatically Responsive Bow Arm and Left Hand/Arm; How to Problem Solve; Perfecting and Resolving Techniques; Scales
  • Part II. Perfecting Techniques through Employing Scales, Exercises, and Orchestral Excerpts1. Essential Bowings to Use in Scales; 2- and 3-Octave Scales (3 sets of fingerings); 2- and 3-Octave Arpeggio Fingerings; Chromatic Scales; String Crossing Exercises; Trill, Finger, and Shifting Exercises; 2. Related Orchestral Excerpts; Part III. Informative Essays for Double Bassists; Basses, You Are Late.; Chamber Music; French Bow vs. German Bow; Auditions and Recitals; Thoughts Concerning Teaching; Thoughts Concerning Directions for a Professional Career
  • Musical Education for Public School Music TeachingOrchestral Training; Music Schools and Education of Orchestral Musicians; Summers; Some Recommendations for Setting Up and Buying a Double Bass; Awareness and Knowledge Necessary When Considering the Purchase of a Double Bass; Information for Purchasing a Fine Bow; Part IV. Analytical Phrasing and Bowing for Solo Works; Legato Phrasing: The Age of Portamento vs. the Slur; Interpretation and Phrasing; Prelude from Second Suite for Cello by J.S. Bach; Dragonetti and Koussevitzky Concertos
  • Part V. Preventative Exercises for Physical Abuses Related to Playing Double BassIts Usually Too Late When We Say, I Wish I Had!; Playing Positions and Related Biochemical Issues, by Chris Gales, Physical Therapist
Control code
ocn857059489
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt16ghvkx

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