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Bt_movie_not_in_use Fingering for first note (00h:01m:22s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Don't bite the reed (00h:02m:30s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Play the first note several times by itself to get it where you want it, then take a mental picture (00h:02m:45s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Rhythm and subdivisions of beats (00h:04m:11s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Speed of grace notes (00h:05m:08s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Options for approaching the high D (00h:05m:35s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Only poco accel. in second measure of Reh. 1 (00h:06m:16s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Subdivide into triplets while holding the quarter note at Reh. 1 (00h:06m:40s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Playing the grace note appoggiatura - throw the thumb up to catch high C or D key (00h:07m:31s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Don't play the poco piu forte too loud since you need to start blending with section (00h:09m:10s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Setting the mood - mysterious but leading toward the violence later in the piece (00h:09m:52s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use In second iteration, fingering for the C-flat (00h:11m:56s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Stéphane plays the entire excerpt (00h:13m:58s)

Bassoon excerpt: Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, with Stéphane Lévesque

Stéphane Lévesque, Principal Bassoon of the Montreal Symphony, demonstrates and discusses the opening solo to Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring

Artists Bt_info_artist Stéphane Lévesque

Composers Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky


Instruments Bassoon

Recorded Date 20-02-2013