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Shifting to High Positions on the Cello

 

This movie demonstrates shifting from first to fourth to seventh position on the cello to play a C major scale. Notice how the thumb comes out of the neck block and follows along the side of the neck when shifting to 7th position.

 

 

POSTURE INSTRUMENT SIZINGINSTRUMENT POSITION

BOW HOLDBOW STROKE INTERMEDIATE RIGHT HAND SKILLSADVANCED RIGHT HAND SKILLS

LEFT HAND POSITIONSHIFTINGVIBRATOADVANCED LEFT HAND SKILLS

 

 
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