Unformatted text preview: These are good examples of the proper shape of the left hand with the thumb naturally resting behind the second finger. • Place the hand onto the cello with the first finger on the first tape, third finger on the next tape, and fourth finger on the last tape. The second finger should rest between the first and third finger. • Once the hand is shaped onto the A string, introduce the beginning of the D scale by descending the tetra chord from the fourth finger down. • Repeat this process on the D string. • Combine the two tetra chords together and establish an easy warm-up using the D scale with pizzicato....
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- Spring '08
- Index finger, Middle finger, Proper playing position