The School of Agility is a book by Eugene Levinson (also published by Carl Fischer) which concentrates on improving vital. The School of Agility is a large book of scales and arpeggios in 24 major and minor keys “to introduce the modern bass player to a wide range of fingerings”. The School Of Agility sheet music – Double Bass sheet music by Eugene Levinson: Carl Fischer. Shop the World’s Largest Sheet Music Selection today at Sheet.

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Feel free to recommend similar pieces if eubene liked this piece, or alternatives if you didn’t. Sorry but your review could not be submitted, please verify the form and levindon again. In Leningradhe also became a member of the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestrawhere he played for almost sixteen years, and was Principal Bass of the Leningrad Chamber Orchestra for thirteen years. Review Guidelines Explain exactly why you liked or disliked the product.


Some may view this pedagogical approach as harsh or agilitty realistic but it motivated me to rise to the occasion. His teaching approach in The School of Agility focuses on developing fingerings that will improve rhythm, intonation and ease of fingerboard movement.

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Eugens our Privacy Policy. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. I attribute this success, in large part to my time spent working on this project. We had a series of ten lessons over two weeks. Retrieved from ” https: Despite my thorough preparation I was taken aback at how rigorous my first lesson with Levinson was.

His approach focuses on improving rhythm, intonation and fingerboard agility via a variety of fingerings. In Levinson published a method book entitled The School of Agility where he explains his technique.

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Exploring Eugene Levinson’s School of Agility

His philosophy seemed to be based on tearing down old habits and techniques then rebuilding based on his technical approach. Our first lesson was primarily a rigorous critique of my bad habits. Close X Learn about Digital Video. Levinson and his students is his highly advanced and progressive techniques, which open up the bass as a beautiful and pleasing instrument even to the nonmusician. Each sequence of seven arpeggios resolves to the next key in the circle of fifths so that you can play through cshool twelve keys and cover all major, minor, diminished, and dominant arpeggios in every key.


He graduated from the Leningrad Conservatorylater receiving a doctoral degree from this institution. Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity.

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Please help by adding reliable sources. InLevinson was given the Special Recognition Award in Orchestral Performance from the International Society of Bassists for his “extraordinary skills and contribution to the worldwide community of bassists”. This name will appear next to your review.