Lauren Pierce on bass and Andrew McMillan on guitar perform Monti’s Czardas in this arrangement by Jeff Bradetich. Looking forward to hearing more from Ms Pierce!
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Nino Rota Divertimento Concertante (harmonics mixed with closed notes), Masterclass with Jeff Bradetich
Rx: Learn to play Nino Rota’s Divertimento Concertante, especially the harmonics
In the course of working on this piece during a masterclass in Bogota Columbia, Bradetich discusses the following topics:
- changing speed of bow between closed note melodic gestures and harmonic melodic gestures
- an exercise for playing closed notes and harmonic notes
- coordination and rhythms
- a way to sense if a new fingering might be better than a previously learned fingering
- angle of bow in harmonics
Serenade (Henze) performed by Jeff Bradetich
This piece was originally written for cello but Henze published it for double bass. Here, Jeff Bradetich performs it in a recital at University of North Texas.