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In-Video Bookmarks

Bt_movie_not_in_use George plays the excerpt (00h:01m:47s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use How loud to play this? There is no dynamic marking. (00h:03m:15s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Important to play it with ease. Develop your high register; choose the right reed (00h:04m:05s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Playing the first note (00h:05m:12s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Common pitfall: playing the grace notes too fast, make sure you think about the speed of your fingers so that the notes are not messy (00h:07m:15s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Second phrase (00h:08m:25s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Fingering for the grace notes Bb-Cb (00h:11m:17s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Last note often cracks (00h:12m:15s)

Bassoon excerpt: The Rite of Spring

Oberlin College and Conservatory Bassoon Professor George Sakakeeny demonstrates the opening to The Rite of Spring

Artists Bt_info_artist George Sakakeeny

Composers Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky

Works SACRE DU PRINTEMPS, LE

Instruments Bassoon