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2017 Virginia Senior Regional Video lessons and Play-a-longs

I have created some online video lessons and playalongs for those young bassists wishing to audition for 2017 Virginia Regional Orchestras.  Check out the material here: http://www.donovanstokes.com/education/2017-virginia-senior-regional/ Enjoy, and good luck! read on...

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How to Practice Double Stops (with the Bow)
Double stops can present a major challenge for double bassists just being introduced to them, specifically in the arena of intonation. Finger spacing, shifting, and dropping and lifting of multiple fingers are all areas that can trip someone up. Below, using a famous passage from Edouard Nanny’s Concerto attributed to Dragonetti, are a few ways...

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