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Bt_movie_not_in_use Has to seem like you've played it your entire life (00h:00m:10s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Pay attention to the change in pitches in each iteration of the melody (00h:00m:25s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Eric plays the excerpt (00h:02m:11s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Challenge of keeping the long line going: shifts, bow changes (00h:03m:27s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Starting with an upbow keeps the line smoother (00h:05m:44s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Practice everything slurred, without any articulation (ignoring the tenuti) (00h:06m:45s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Conceive of the excerpt in three big parts (00h:08m:40s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Break up the slurs into 4+4 (00h:09m:21s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Don't get too loud too soon with the crescendo (00h:09m:42s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Vibrato shows the kind of color you are presenting (00h:11m:26s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use If vibrato is too fast it might sound nervous (00h:11m:42s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Speed of vibrato should change according to direction of the line (00h:12m:00s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Hold final F-sharp long enough to pass the line off to the violins/flute (00h:12m:56s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Sound in the final accompanimental section should be less intense (00h:14m:00s)

Cello excerpt: Brahms Symphony No. 2, 2nd Mvt, with Eric Kim and Michael Tilson Thomas

Eric Kim, former Principal Cello of the Cincinnati Symphony, plays and discusses the beginning of the 2nd movement of Brahms' Symphony No. 2. Introduction by MTT.

Artists Bt_info_artist Michael Tilson Thomas Bt_info_artist Eric Kim

Composers Johannes Brahms

Works SYMPHONY NO. 2 IN D MAJOR, OP. 73

Instruments Cello

Recorded Date 05-03-2014