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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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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. 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 replaced by newer methods which incorporate modern pedagogical theory.

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New Method for the Double Bass by F. Micah rated it liked it Nov 15, Retrieved from ” https: Profile Pictures photos. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sections of this page. Franz Simandl August 1, — December 15, was a double-bassist and pedagogue most remembered for his book Simnadl Method for the Double Bass, known as the Simandl book, which is to this day used as a standard study of double bass technique and hand positions. To ask other readers questions about New Method for the Double Bassplease sign up.


Email or Phone Password Forgot account? 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.

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

Be the first to ask a question about New Method for the Double Bass. Trivia About New Method for th 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. Good and honest music from a good and honest musician. John Kessler marked it as to-read Sep 10, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Edited and annotated by Lucas Drew. 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.

The second volume of the method looks at the use of thumb position using the thumb, first, second and third fingers, to play solo, high register work and again dividing the fingerboard up into a concept of positions.

He pushed the boundaries forward and his work helped succeeding generations of bassists to push them even further, until when standards of playing and teaching have never been better. Revised by Frederick Zimmerman. Suelbi Silva marked it as to-read Nov 04, No trivia or quizzes yet. Specialists who have had the chance to hear both virtuosi in the same pieces give the edge to Simandl for strength and quality of tone as well as for his superb technique.

Franz Simandl

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. Another musical masterpiece long overlooked?


Jaime rated it it was amazing Oct 08, Edgar Luna Gomez is currently reading it Feb 19, Simandl composed many songs, his favourite genre, choral works, a Pastoral Mass, made arrangements for military band and zimandl many works for double bass, but is chiefly remembered today zimandl his educational and instructional music for double bass, which remains in print to this day.

He was Professor of double-bass at the Vienna Conservatory from to I don’t think so, but then not everyone can be a Mozart! The second volume also delves extensively into the playing of harmonics.

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. David Heyes [1 January ]. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Return to Book Page. The recapitulation of the opening theme has a more inventive accompaniment, with the double bass playing in harmonics.

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.

Ideal college or university repertoire simanddl a contrast to the virtuosity and fireworks of Bottesini, Gliere, Misek and Hindemith. This page was last edited on 15 Augustat Simandl’s Notturno is charming and elegant, doesn’t set out to break any boundaries, and is all the more successful for this.