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Cello Lessons: G Major - Improvisation

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Now that we've learned G major through all
of first position down the C string and
up the A string,
I want you to explore
improvising with the full
range of notes that you
can hit in first position.
Remember, you can try this with the drone,
with the drone and the metronome, or
with the jazz backing track too.
You can even improvise without a drone if
you want, but I would recommend you doing
it with the drone so
you're always listening to intonation.
And that guide tone improvisation
exercise that we've done for
all the other scales is gonna be our
primary way to get to know G major.
For this scale, since we've learned
it all the way down to the open C,
you can actually start your guide
tone improvisation all the way
down here [SOUND] so
that we get really comfortable with that
extended hand position on the G string.
You can submit a video of your
improvisation with any of the backing
tracks or without them.
And I look forward to hearing some
of your improvisation in G major.