November 22, 2016

From Carlos:

Maestro, Could you play 1.7 C and D bowing variation ? I am not sure how it should sound.
Also I am practicing the separate notes with spiccato and also combined with detache mixing all bowing variations.

Thank you Carlos for the question. This exercise is o...

November 20, 2016

From Guilherme:

Prof. Marcos, could you record the pivot exercises 2.20 and 2.86?

Guilherme, thank you for your question. I've just uploaded a video demonstrating exercise 2.20. The same logic applies to the exercise 2.86. I hope it helps.

November 19, 2016

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November 12, 2016


After more than 20 years of writing, this book takes form thanks to a sabbatical leave granted by the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) School of Music and to the assistance of double bass students. I am deeply grateful to you all. The second vo...

November 11, 2016

Because human beings share the same basic physiology, there should be no major differences when performing an activity, be it playing a sport or playing a musical instrument. However, individuals vary in such characteristics as height, arm and finger length, thickness...

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