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Cello Lessons: Write a Tune in C Minor

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[MUSIC]
C minor's gonna be a pretty
dark key to play on the Cello.
So for this next composition exercise,
I want our one parameter to
be that we have to rock out.
Okay?
So, it's gonna be I want
something rhythmic,
something loud and
something probably riffed based, okay?
I'm gonna try and demonstrate something
that feels like a rock tune in C minor.
Hey
[SOUND]
[MUSIC]
Woo!
Yeah!
So for me, actually, I'm just already
noticing, from a technical perspective,
I'm doing a lot of bouncy bows.
That'll be a new thing for you to explore.
See [SOUND] if you can get
your bow to bounce, so
it's a little more violent in nature,
okay?
This is a time when we don't
need a smooth bow change.
We need sort of [SOUND] strong attacks.
Okay?
So, I want you to explore
this side of your playing.
I want you to explore this
side of your personality.
And I want you to rock out and
come up with something in C minor.
[MUSIC]