Cello and Double Bass

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Welcome to our Music Diary page for cello and double bass! 

Make a note of these recommended activities in your Music Diary to help with your practice.  We'll be adding new activities regularly to keep you inspired. 

Regular practice can be fun and will help improve your playing or singing.

Remember - you're in charge of your practice routine so you can work at your own pace.  Keep working on new pieces or skills until you feel confident with them before moving on to the next challenge.  

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Use the Instrumental Update Worksheets (Worksheet 1 PDF     Worksheet 2 PDF) to help you get the most from these activities in your practice.

 

Activities



Beginner and Initial


  • Setting Up

Mrs Worboys-Hodgson shows you how to set up your cello correctly:


Get in the groove with this piece for cello players with backing track and video tutorial:


Get in the groove with this piece for double bass players with backing track and video tutorial:

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Grades 1 and 2


  • Cello Pentatonic Warm Up and Improvisation

A warm up and improvisation exercise:

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Grades 3 and 4


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Grades 5 and 6


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Grades 7 and 8


  • Beethoven 1 in Under 10 Minutes!

A tutorial for Musica Youth Strings and Intermediate/Advanced players:

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Additional Activities and Resources

Looking for more fun ideas, hints and tips or challenging activities?  Try some of these below:


Record your practice by colouring in this chart.  How will you celebrate when you've filled it all in?   

 


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