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Unformatted text preview: larger cello (or, to give it its full title, violoncello) is placed between and slightly behind the knees facing outwards, and the bulky double bass is played standing up or seated on a high stool. The way we refer to performers of instruments is derived from the name of the instrument itself. Thus, we speak of violinists, violists, cellists, bassists, guitarists, and harpists, to name a few....
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course MUSIC 1306 taught by Professor Tanger during the Spring '11 term at North Central Texas College.
- Spring '11