Cello Master Class By Maria Kliegel
Well-used technical exercises enable to master great cello works. Yet many pieces still contain their own peculiar stumbling blocks and there are many obstacles that can only be that can only be overcome with a certain expertise. Cellist Kliegel opens up a new avenue intended to help advanced cellists overcome these obstacles. Using numerous examples from the cello repertoire, the book is a distillation of her experience, while the 2 DVDs provide a demonstration of the cello techniques described in the book. She also plays and analyzes the "infamous" passages from Cello Concertos by Haydn and Schumann and from Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations. Frequent sources of errors are exposed, tricks are shown, and various tips on how to get more out of practicing are given along with helpful interpretive suggestions.