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New Method for the Double Bass (Simandl, Franz)

His approach uses the first, second, and fourth fingers of the left hand the third and fourth operating together as one digit for stopping the strings in the lower register of the instrument and divides the fingerboard into various positions. Be the simando to ask a question about New Method for the Double Bass. Irene Estrella added it Mar 12, The Simandl “family tree” of bass pedagogues extends for many generations.

There is nothing here that couldn’t be found in Simandl’s Method or study books, but the piece is still reliant on the musical and lyrical skills of the bassist for a successful performance. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Franz Simandl – Wikipedia

Gilli marked it as to-read Dec 07, Franz Simandl August 1, — December 15, was a double-bassist and pedagogue most remembered for his book New Method for the Double Bass, simaandl as the Simandl book, which is to this day used as a standard study of double bass technique and hand positions.

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Simandl’s “New Method” of playing, now over a sinandl old, is still common among classical double bassists, [2] although the book itself is slowly being replaced by newer methods which incorporate modern pedagogical theory. Return to Book Page. Spencer added it Dec 25, Marisa Bellie rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Good and honest music from a good and honest musician.

47) F. Simandl – Notturno Op.35 for double bass & piano

Of the 14 original works by Simandl, his ‘Notturno’ Op. Simandl composed many songs, his favourite genre, choral works, a Pastoral Mass, made arrangements for military band and wrote many works for double bass, but is chiefly remembered today for his educational and instructional music for double bass, which remains in print to this day. Lists with This Book.

First published in Book 7, an sijandl volume, the one movement work is in ternary form and offers musical and technical challenges in equal measure. The recapitulation of the opening theme has simmandl more inventive accompaniment, with the double bass playing in harmonics.

The second volume of the method looks at the use of thumb position using the thumb, first, second and third fingers, to play solo, high register work and again dividing the fingerboard up into a concept of positions.

Technical accomplishment is not enough, but the Notturno is elegant and accessible, easy to programme in a recital and a piece which won’t challenge an audience. He standardised much of the basic technique that we still use today and helped to increase the solo repertoire as a composer, simsndl and editor.

He was Professor of double-bass at the Vienna Conservatory from to There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Profile Pictures photos. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He was regarded as a brilliant orchestral player and a much admired soloist and chamber musician in Vienna, and was one of the finest double bassists of his generation, also responsible for a whole generation of bassists who exported his style of playing and teaching to almost every corner of the world. David Heyes [1 January ]. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The second volume also delves extensively into the playing of harmonics.

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Paperback88 pages. Simandl’s Notturno is charming and elegant, doesn’t set out to break any boundaries, and is all the more successful for this.

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Simandl – Notturno Op. New Method for the Double Bass by F. Another musical masterpiece long overlooked?

Typical of the period, the late Romantic style is evident throughout alongside a smiandl harmonic structure, but still with enough chromatic side-stepping to add a touch of spice and interest to the proceedings. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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