The School Of Agility

A Technical Method of the Scale System for String Bass

Eugene Levinson (composer)


  • Double Bass


The celebrated Principal Bassist of the New York Philharmonic offers a bass-fingering methodology that reflects a lifetime of experience as both a teacher and a performer in this comprehensive book. His teaching approach in The School of Agility focuses on developing fingerings that will improve rhythm, intonation and ease of fingerboard movement. Highlights include: A variety of fingerings that allow individual players to find those most suitable for their level and style of playing. - Fingerings that are appropriate to specific playing situations - Techniques for producing a clean, clear low frequency sound. Simply put, The School of Agility will provide the modern string bass player with an innovative and effective approach to mastering the instrument.
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Product Type: Methods and Studies
Accompanied: Unaccompanied Solo
Weight: 1.85 lbs.
UPC: 7-98408-04699-6
ISBN: 978-0-8258-4699-1
How to Use This Book
Key to Symbols
E Major
E Harmonic Minor
E Melodic Minor
E Natural Minor
E Arpeggios
F Major
F Harmonic Minor
F Melodic Minor
F Natural Minor
F Arpeggios
F-sharp Major
F-sharp Harmonic Minor
F-sharp Melodic Minor
F-sharp Natural Minor
F-sharp Arpeggios
G Major
G Harmonic Minor
G Melodic Minor
G Natural Minor
G Arpeggios
A-flat Major
G-sharp Harmonic Minor
G-sharp Melodic Minor
G-sharp Natural Minor
A-flat Arpeggios
A Major
A Harmonic Minor
A Melodic Minor
A Natural Minor
A Arpeggios
B-flat Major
B-flat Harmonic Minor
B-flat Melodic Minor
B-flat Natural Minor
B-flat Arpeggios I
B-flat Arpeggios II
B Major
B Harmonic Minor
B Melodic Minor
B Natural Minor
B Arpeggio I
B Arpeggios II
C Major
C Harmonic Minor
C Melodic Minor
C Natural Minor
C Arpeggios
D-flat Major
C-sharp Harmonic Minor
C-sharp Melodic Minor
C-sharp Natural Minor
D-flat Arpeggios
D Major
D Harmonic Minor
D Melodic Minor
D Natural Minor
D Arpeggios
E-flat Major
E-flat Harmonic Minor
E-flat Melodic Minor
E-flat Natural Minor
E-flat Arpeggios
Sequence of Arpeggios for Daily Practice
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