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Trivia About New Method for th No trivia or quizzes yet. John Kessler marked it as to-read Sep 10, By using this site, skmandl agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. As a player, Simandl was renowned for his outstanding technique, using a new approach to the thumb position, and producing a sound which was both powerful and lyrical. There is effective interplay between the piano in treble clef and an answering phrase for the ssimandl bass in bass clef, and the accompaniment is both supportive and independent, but never overpowers or clouds the soloist.

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Although nowadays often regarded as old-fashioned and stuffy, Simandl’s teaching music is still good useful basic technique and can be the foundation for a long and successful career. Things have moved on so quickly in the 20th and 21st centuries and much that has gone before can be overlooked and forgotten, but we should remember that Frantisek Simandl was a pioneer of his time.

Profile Pictures photos. David Heyes [1 January ]. Edgar Luna Gomez is currently reading it Feb 19, Simandl employs the entire range of the double bass, with a smattering of scale and arpeggio figures to take the soloist into the higher register, but with the musical and cantabile line always to the fore.


Ideal college or university repertoire as a contrast to the virtuosity and fireworks of Bottesini, Gliere, Misek and Hindemith.

He was Professor of double-bass at the Vienna Conservatory from to Simandl may not simandp the lyrical or cantabile turns of phrase of a Bottesini, but the piece is well written, doesn’t outstay its welcome, and is worth the occasional outing or two to celebrate the pioneering work of this important figure in our rich heritage and history. Cover Photos photos.

Simandl’s “New Method” of playing, now over a century old, is still common among classical double bassists, [2] although the book itself is slowly being smandl by newer methods which incorporate modern pedagogical theory. First published in Book 7, an all-Simandl volume, the one movement work is in ternary form and offers musical and technical challenges in equal measure.

I don’t think so, but then not everyone can be a Mozart! New Method for the Double Bass by F. Of the 14 original works by Simandl, his ‘Notturno’ Op.

Another musical masterpiece long overlooked? Schmidt Heilbronnconsists of 50 recital works divided into nine volumes.

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

Good and honest music from a good and honest musician. Retrieved from ” https: Typical of the period, the late Romantic style is evident throughout alongside a traditional harmonic structure, but still with enough chromatic side-stepping to add a touch of spice and interest to the proceedings. Simandl – Notturno Op. Edited and annotated by Lucas Drew.

Gilli marked it as to-read Dec 07, Fernando Romay rated it liked it May 09, Views Read Edit View history. Paperback88 pages.


Open Preview See a Problem? This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Simandl “family tree” of bass pedagogues extends for many generations.

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There are opportunities for the bassist to display both musical and technical skills and to add life to a long forgotten part of our history and heritage. Method book with fingerings and bowings. The recapitulation of the opening theme has a more inventive accompaniment, with the double bass playing in harmonics. The second volume also delves extensively into the playing of harmonics. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ximandl 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.

Irene Estrella added it Mar 12, Revised by Frederick Zimmerman. Diego De la street marked it as to-read Oct 15, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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.

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