March 18th, 2007

Solo cello improvisation, involving lots of pizzicato, finger percussion- no bow.

Lots of sounds you won't find in the vienna symphonic library. Including my blocked up nose

Recorded in mono 24bit/48KHz using a close miked AKG C480B condenser microphone with CK61 (cardioid) capsule.


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    Cunningar0807 8 months, 3 weeks ago

    I used this in my video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_sX8_7fEgQ

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    Cunningar0807 10 months, 1 week ago

    Oh, and I just wanna say, these Cello Improvisations are Fantastic. Maybe if you have enough time in a few days, you can record some Cello Note Samples, like "Minor Third notes, Starting from Open C, chromatically slowly up to A6 as you can," With special articulations like, Non-Vibrato, Pizzicato, Tremolo, Molto Vibrato, Up and Down Glissandos, Legato, Staccato, Spiccato, Snap Pizzicato, Pizz Glissandos, etc. And also with dynamics like pp, mf, and ff.

    Just try to give me a link in the comments if you are finished recording these note samples.

    However, Very nice work.

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    Cunningar0807 1 year ago

    Nice. Did you compose this pizzicato work?

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    gallobruno 8 years, 11 months ago

    Hi richard,
    I really apreciate your improvisations! I was wondering if you have some time, if you could record some samples of extended techniques alone: scrath, gliss, etc...
    thanks very much, if you like visit my site:

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    echolaliaboon 10 years, 5 months ago

    this is great. reminds me of lost balloons at times.


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