The School of Agility is a book by Eugene Levinson (also published by Carl Fischer) which concentrates on improving vital. The School of Agility is a large book of scales and arpeggios in 24 major and minor keys “to introduce the modern bass player to a wide range of fingerings”. The School Of Agility sheet music – Double Bass sheet music by Eugene Levinson: Carl Fischer. Shop the World’s Largest Sheet Music Selection today at Sheet.

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Exploring Eugene Levinson’s School of Agility

Levinson had me learning his new fingerings and bowings for the Koussevitzky Concerto and told me my assignment for the next lesson was to have them down near-perfectly. Retrieved from ” https: After purchase you can download your video from your Digital Library. You consent to our cookies and privacy policy if you continue to use this site. We’ll eugeje send an email containing product info and a link to it. At the schoop of twenty-nine, he was the youngest member ever to be appointed to the Leningrad Conservatory’s faculty.


I believe that with the modern set up of the bass and the evolution of bass playing that we can step out of the shadows with agility and virtuosity.

I made more tangible progress in those two weeks than I had in the last two months. Close X Learn about MP3s.

After I returned home in August of I began to prepare for my junior recital. Fingerings are grouped together within each octave to link positions and large distances are covered seamlessly. Is it a good teaching tool? Used to contact you regarding your review. Our first lesson was primarily a rigorous critique of my bad habits. Eugene Levinson is the former principal double bassist of the New York Philharmonic [1] and teaches at the Juilliard School. Review Guidelines Explain exactly why you liked or disliked the product.

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We cannot post agilkty review if it violates these guidelines. His philosophy seemed to be based on tearing down old habits and techniques then rebuilding based on his technical approach.

Are you a beginner who started playing last month? Published by Carl Fischer CF. Please see our Privacy Policy for details. Look inside 3 Look inside 3 Llevinson In Levinson published a method book entitled The School of Agility where he explains his technique. Each sequence of seven arpeggios resolves to the next key in the circle of fifths so that you can play schooo all twelve keys and cover all major, minor, diminished, and dominant arpeggios in every key.


In recent decades, however, a significant number of virtuoso double bassists has emerged and, along with them, significant new solo works have changed the way the instrument is played and heard. The School of Agility presents a fingering system that utilizes all four strings on the bass and all areas of the fingerboard, which was previously impossible with the inconsistent gut strings that we used to use.

The quality of bass playing has already improved so much in my lifetime and it is my hope that this book will continue to contribute to the elevation of the double bass as an equal and respected member of the string family. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Your video is in XX format and is playable on most pre-installed video players.

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