How to Play the Cello

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    1. How to Choose a Cello
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    Before you embark on your journey to become a master cello musician, you have to get a cello! Learn everything you need to know about choosing a cello.

    Before you embark on your journey to become a master cello musician, you have to get a cello! Learn everything you need to know about choosing a cello.

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    2. Parts of the Cello and Bow
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    Play the cello with confidence by first knowing its parts! In this lesson, learn all the parts of the cello, the bow, and related accessories.

    Play the cello with confidence by first knowing its parts! In this lesson, learn all the parts of the cello, the bow, and related accessories.

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    3. Proper Cello Care and Maintenance
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    If you are learning to play the cello, try this lesson and review how to care for the instrument! Learn how to handle the cello, and tighten and rosin the bow.

    If you are learning to play the cello, try this lesson and review how to care for the instrument! Learn how to handle the cello, and tighten and rosin the bow.

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    4. How to Tune a Cello
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    You can’t play the right notes until your cello strings are in tune. This lesson shows you how to tune your cello using several different methods.

    You can’t play the right notes until your cello strings are in tune. This lesson shows you how to tune your cello using several different methods.

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    5. Playing Pizzicato and Arco on Cello
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    Now that you’ve learned all you need to know before playing the cello, your time has come. Learn how to play pizzicato and arco by practicing a few exercises.

    Now that you’ve learned all you need to know before playing the cello, your time has come. Learn how to play pizzicato and arco by practicing a few exercises.

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12 Comments
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Abbey M
Great job explaining everything! You seem at ease and did a thorough job!
Teton Music
Thank you. :-)
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johnson t
thank you so much
Teton Music
You're welcome.
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Tom E
Does the video work? All I get is stutter.
Teton Music
Oh no! I just received this comment. I'm not sure why it took so long. Were you able to get that problem resolved?
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Sean R
Thank you so much! All of your tips have helped so much. I have always wanted to play the cello.
Teton Music
Sean, I'm so glad you're following through on your desire to play. Keep me posted on how you're progressing!
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Marian Owen L
Thank you. I wish I had seen this before I purchased my beautiful cello. But I still love it since I bought from a reputable dealer.
Teton Music
I'm glad you love it. I'm sure it's beautiful!
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