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The Popper Manifesto A Do-It Yourself Guide DVD

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This is to announce the long-anticipated arrival of the first complete recorded version of David Popper's High School of Cello Playing (40 Etudes Op. 73), accompanied by The Popper Manifesto, A Do-It Yourself Guide. The DVD recording and CD are performed and written by Louisiana State University Professor of Cello, Dennis Parker.

The Popper Manifesto discusses the diverse techniques cellists encounter in Popper'sbeloved one hundred year old volume, and includes countless suggestions that aim to improve the quality and focus of practice time. Offering an entire philosophy of cello playing, the DVD and CD together offer a virtual master class of every study.
 

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    Posted By: Jim from Arizona
    February 26, 2008

    Very Exciting playing!!!

    If one can say that from an etude performance, it really must be a blast!!! I really enjoy this DVD. It's like having a private teacher at home, preparing you for the real professional cello ife. After doing these etudes, one can basicaly play anything else from the cello rep. Mr. Parker's ideas are very solid based on Janos Starker principles of cello technique: bow arm principles, shifting methodologies, and musicianship. I can say this is a wonderful resouce for learning and teaching the cello. Every teacher should have a copy of these. The accompanying booklet is a real cello technique guide that one can use for the technical problems founded in the cello repertoire (sonatas, concertos, suites...) Highly recommended. Hope Mr. Parker come up with another CD or DVD soon (with performances of cello sonatas and concertos) ... (See Full Review)

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    Posted By: NYcellist from New York, NY
    February 10, 2008

    Great DVD

    Just a wonderful recording. Shure a reference work. His playing is marvelous. A real virtuoso!

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