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Category: beginner cello duets
Beethoven: A “Minuet”
Beethoven is one of the most played composers along with Bach and Mozart. I found something really amazing with his simple MINUET that all kids learn. Just two parts and a connection to the Baroque. What is it? Read, listen, and find out.
Early Treatise for “Violoncello”
This cello treatise from the end of the 1700's includes notational examples, exercises for first practice, and musical selections. Some of those selections are directly from the prominent Italian cellist Giacobbe Cervetto, d. 1783. What's more, there are even Folk tunes incorporated into the selections. The end of the treatise includes a short Dictionary of terminology.
July 4, Americana
Anton Hegner was an immigrant to the U.S.A. He wrote fantasias on American melodies that were popular in the late 1800's. Celebrating Independence for July 4 in America.
Year in Review: 2020
At the beginning of the year—long since forgotten throughout the course if this year—there were plenty of analogies made with the number 2020. Although I certainly do not have 2020 vision in hindsight, perhaps I have slightly sharpened vision. I have also learned a few things along the way about making videos, editing them, and … Continue reading Year in Review: 2020