q Better Bowing Articulation: Free Mini Open-String Workouts for Cello, Book Two! - C. Harvey Publications

A Second Open String Bow Workouts Book for Cello

About a month after I wrote Open String Bow Workouts, Book One, back at the end of 2019, I got the first email asking for Book Two. As more and more people started asking for Book Two, I realized that I’d like a Book Two as well and I started mapping out what a second volume would look like. And of course we would offer a companion mini book of free bowing workouts for cello here on the blog!

It’s taken a little bit longer than I’d planned (apologies to everyone who got a January 2020 estimated release date!) but Open String Workouts for the Cello, Book Two is finally here!  

Open String Bow Workouts for Cello, Book One
Open String Bow Workouts for Cello, Book Two

The Free Mini Workouts

To celebrate, here is a second volume of free Mini Open String Bowing Workouts for Cello!

These mini cello bowing workouts below are all-new and are not included in the book.

Free Mini Cello Bowing Workout No. 1

Mini Open String Workouts Book Two for Cello 1

Free Mini Cello Bowing Workout No. 2

Mini Open String Workouts Book Two for Cello 2

Because Open String Bow Workouts for Cello, Book Two focuses on articulation and bow control, these free studies work on some of the same skills that the book does: staccato, dynamics, double stop staccato, and spiccato.

Free Mini Cello Bowing Workout No. 3

Mini Open String Workouts Book Two for Cello 3

Free Mini Cello Bowing Workout No. 4

Mini Open String Workouts Book Two for Cello 4

Double stop staccato is a great way to get the strings ringing right away – which leads to better tone overall!

Free Mini Cello Bowing Workout No. 5

Mini Open String Workouts Book Two for Cello 5

Free Mini Cello Bowing Workout No. 6

Mini Open String Workouts Book Two for Cello 6

Free Mini Cello Bowing Workout No. 7

Mini Open String Workouts Book Two for Cello 7

Free Mini Cello Bowing Workout No. 8

Mini Open String Workouts Book Two for Cello 8

And finally, here are a couple of open string cello exercises on spiccato:

Free Mini Cello Bowing Workout No. 9

Mini Open String Workouts Book Two for Cello 9

Free Mini Cello Bowing Workout No. 10

Mini Open String Workouts Book Two for Cello 10

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