Shifting to Fourth position? How about playing FOUR diatonic notes in fourth position? Watch the video to see Brorerip & Wilkinson's instructions for fingering in the fourth position.
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.