The tenor clef is presented progressively through numerous studies and pieces in all the keys known by cellists at around Grade 4 level, with cello or piano accompaniments. Many playing techniques are introduced as well including: moving from the lower to the higher register, learning to read and play on the transitional part of the cello and reading across strings.
Title: Learning the Tenor Clef for Cello, By Legg, Pat, Published by Faber Music, Item number: 50483673
The ability to sight-read
fluently is a vital skill, enabling you to learn new pieces more quickly
and play with other musicians. The best-selling Improve Your Sight-reading!
series, by renowned educationalist Paul Harris, is designed to help you
overcome all your sight-reading problems, especially in the context of
Step-by-step, you build up a complete picture of
each piece, first through rhythmic and melodic exercises related to
specific technical issues, then by studying prepared pieces with
associated questions, and finally "going solo" with a series of
meticulously graded sight-reading pieces.
Bags of Style takes a fantastic musical journey through ten centuries of time, starting in the 12th century with an energetic stamping dance, and arriving at the 21st century for a 'game of chance' that you can alter simply by tossing a coin. Pieces are gently progressive and written by leading string pedagogue, Mary Cohen. Excellent for grade 2-3 players.
A monster guide to scale practice, aimed at young cellists of Grades 1-2 standard. Each scale and arpeggio is accompanied by a Dinosaur Footprint Map, indicating finger patterns, with lots of handy tips including simple rhythmic variants. Each scale also has a special solo piece in the same key.
Title: Scaley Monsters for Cello, By Cohen, Mary, Published by Faber Music, Item number: 529836