The School of Agility is a book by Eugene Levinson (also published by Carl Fischer) which concentrates on improving vital. The School of Agility is a large book of scales and arpeggios in 24 major and minor keys “to introduce the modern bass player to a wide range of fingerings”. The School Of Agility sheet music – Double Bass sheet music by Eugene Levinson: Carl Fischer. Shop the World’s Largest Sheet Music Selection today at Sheet.

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In Leningradhe also became a member of the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestrawhere he played for almost sixteen years, and was Principal Bass of the Leningrad Chamber Orchestra for thirteen years.

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Despite my thorough preparation I was taken aback at how rigorous my first lesson with Levinson was. Concerto for Double Bass Op. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. The primary method of wgility and research was mentored study with a master teacher. I am a music teacher.

In recent decades, however, a significant number of virtuoso double bassists has emerged and, along with them, significant new solo works have changed the way the instrument is played and heard. Feel free to recommend similar pieces if sgility liked this piece, or alternatives if you didn’t. Rate this product’s difficulty level: After I gave the recital I was impressed with how fast I had learned the repertoire and at how high my level of performance was.


Monday, December 31, The School of Agility presents a fingering system that utilizes all four strings on the bass and all areas of the fingerboard, which was previously impossible with the inconsistent gut strings that we used to use.

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If you believe that any review contained on our site infringes upon your copyright, please email us. The rest of the lessons were spent explaining the ideas behind the new eigene I was learning. This comprehensive approach to the instrument is necessary for raising the standards of our instrument.

Used to contact you regarding your review. You can also listen to your MP3 at any time in your Digital Library. Each sequence of seven arpeggios resolves to the next key in the circle of fifths so that you can play through all twelve keys and cover all major, minor, diminished, and dominant arpeggios in every key. February Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Do you like the artist? The quality of bass playing has already improved so much in my lifetime and it is my hope that this book will continue to contribute to the elevation of the double bass as an equal and respected member of the string family. He graduated from the Leningrad Conservatorylater receiving a doctoral degree from this institution.


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Views Read Edit View history. I made more tangible progress in those two weeks than I had in the last two months. Please help by adding reliable sources. We had a series of ten lessons over two weeks. Eugene Levinson is the former principal double bassist of the New York Philharmonic [1] and teaches at the Juilliard School.

Levinson had me learning his new fingerings and bowings for the Koussevitzky Concerto and told me my assignment for the next lesson was to have them down near-perfectly.

Tell a friend or remind yourself about this product. Fingerings are aggility together within each octave to link agiilty and large distances are covered seamlessly.