Learn Like Yo-Yo Ma

At the Proms, Yo-Yo Ma presented all six of the Bach Cello Suites in the same performance, from memory, with no intermission.  During one of the interviews, he talked about learning and memorizing the suites. He began when he was 4 by learning one measure. The next day he learned the next measure. Then in about a month he had learned the first movement.

Your point contest challenge is to learn a movement of Bach like Yo-Yo Ma, one measure at a time, one day at a time.

Violinists will be working on the Violin Partita No 2 in D Minor, Gigue. Day 1

Violists and cellists will be working on the Cello Suite No 1 in G Major, Prelude. Day 1

 

 

About miriamtroxler

Miriam Troxler resides in Beaver, Pa, where she runs a private music studio. After graduation from Chatham University, she toured in Europe with the Continental Singers Orchestra as principal cellist. A long time member of Greenville Symphony Orchestra, she is also the founder and musical director of CelloBrationS. Miriam enjoys composing and arranging with several published pieces to date.
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