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le cygne?

Discussion in 'Orchestral Technique [DB]' started by jimmyduded, Mar 5, 2008.


  1. jimmyduded

    jimmyduded

    Jun 12, 2007
    cherry hill nj
    ive been playing for about 5 or 6 months, ive been thinking about buying le cygne(the swan in french) if i can find it, do you guys think its too advanced for me right now? i practice about 30 minutes a day, also if you have a copy lying around youd like to sell, drop me a pm
     
  2. Filhup Hollydae

    Filhup Hollydae Banned

    Jan 20, 2008
    The stage
    yo homes, swan is a feminine word in French so it would be la cygne. Its a beautiful piece but as a somewhat beginning player maybe you should just stick to the elephant.
     
  3. That's a really difficult piece, I don't think 30 minutes a night will cut it. I play about 3-4 hours depending on the day and I wouldn't touch it yet. But I thought the same thing about the Koussevitzky Concerto and I'm slowly working through it.
     
  4. Sorry, but you're wrong.

    It's le cygne.
     
  5. There is a version of The Swan in the bass version of Solo Time for Strings BK. 4 by Etling. It is transcribed for bass and, like all of the selections in the book, will help with playing in positions, especially on A and D.
     
  6. jimmyduded

    jimmyduded

    Jun 12, 2007
    cherry hill nj
    ive managed to tackle about a minute of it by ear, i think i going to pick up that book and atleast give it a try, couldnt hurt to challenge myself
     

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