Exercises for the Cello in Various Combinations of Double-Stops

Roland Vamos (composer), Horacio Contreras (editor)


  • Cello


Written by world renown pedagogue, Roland Vamos, this collection of double-stop exercises fill a void in the literature of technical exercises for cellists. These etudes feature a systematic series of fixed double-stops that enables the player to practice and master every possible combination of finger patterns across two strings without shifting. Mr. Vamos says of the book, "The most important accomplishment is the development of a strong left handà These exercises, when practiced slowly and carefully, will help to develop a keen sense of pitch and intonation." Adapted for cello by Horacio Contreras, teacher, chamber musician, and recitalist.
SKU: BF126
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Product Type: Methods and Studies
Accompanied: Unaccompanied Solo
Weight: 0.55 lbs.
UPC: 6-80160-90750-2
ISBN: 978-1-4911-5000-9
Forewords by Roland Vamos and Richard Aaron
About Horacio Contreras
Index of Basic Patterns
Book 1 - Neck Positions: Pattern I - VI
Book II - Thumb Positions: Pattern I - VI
Alternative Bowing Patterns
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