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New Method for the Double Bass

The second volume also delves extensively into the playing of simando. The Prague School of Double Bass dates back to the early years of the 19th-century and its influence has reached to every corner of the globe. He was Professor of double-bass at the Vienna Conservatory from to Timeline Photos 1 photo.

The recapitulation of the opening theme has a more inventive accompaniment, with the double bass playing in harmonics. Email or Phone Password Forgot account? There are opportunities for the bassist to display both musical and technical skills and to add life to a long forgotten part of our history and heritage.

Although nowadays often regarded as old-fashioned and stuffy, Simandl’s teaching music is still good useful basic technique and can be the foundation for a long and successful career. The application of contemporary bass pedagogy concepts to beginning string class instruction, in American String Teacher Magazine Simandl’s “New Method” of playing, now over a century old, is still common among classical double bassists, [2] although siimandl book itself is slowly being replaced by newer methods which incorporate modern pedagogical theory.

To ask other readers questions about New Method for the Double Bassplease sign up. Simandl employs the entire range of the double bass, with a smattering of scale and arpeggio figures to take the soloist into the higher register, but with the simabdl and cantabile line always to the fore.

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Views Read Edit View history. Specialists who have had the chance to hear both virtuosi in the same pieces give the edge to Simandl for strength and quality of sjmandl as well as for his superb technique.

New Method for the Double Bass by F. Simandl

Be the first to ask a question about New Method for the Double Bass. Revised by Frederick Zimmerman. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. You also need the likes of Dittersdorf, Pichl, Vanhal, Hoffmeister and countless others to complete the picture. Edgar Luna Gomez is currently reading it Feb 19, Simandl’s Notturno is charming and elegant, doesn’t set out to break any boundaries, and is all the more successful for this.

This page was last edited on 15 Augustat Of the 14 original works by Simandl, his ‘Notturno’ Op.

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Paperback88 pages. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Things have moved on so quickly in the 20th and 21st centuries and much that has gone before can be overlooked and forgotten, but we should remember that Frantisek Simandl was a pioneer of his time. Typical of the period, the late Romantic style is evident throughout alongside a traditional harmonic structure, but still with enough chromatic side-stepping to add a touch of spice and interest to the proceedings.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The second volume of the method looks at the use of thumb position using the thumb, first, second and third fingers, to play solo, high register work and again dividing the fingerboard up into a concept of positions. Lists with This Book. Retrieved from ” https: First published in Book 7, an all-Simandl volume, the one movement work is in ternary form and offers musical and technical challenges in equal measure.

Technical accomplishment is not enough, but the Notturno is elegant and accessible, easy to programme in a recital and a piece which won’t challenge an audience. Open Preview See a Problem? Ideal college or university repertoire as a contrast to the virtuosity and fireworks of Bottesini, Gliere, Misek and Hindemith.

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His approach uses the first, second, and fourth fingers of the left hand the third and fourth operating together as one digit for stopping the strings in the lower register of the instrument and divides the fingerboard into various positions. Micah rated it liked it Nov 15, There is effective interplay between the piano in treble clef and an answering phrase for simqndl double bass in bass clef, and the accompaniment is both supportive and independent, but never overpowers or clouds simamdl soloist.

Trivia About New Method for th Profile Pictures photos. The Simandl “family tree” of bass pedagogues extends for many generations.

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