[Exercises and melodious studies for violoncello : unidentified pieces of music from the Luigi Silva Collection]


1 folder of music in various pagings ; 32 cm.
Studies for violoncello alone including scales, intervalic practice, shifting, double stops, rhythmic and bowing varients, enharmonic exercises, and melodic studies.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Manuscript in unknown hand with annotations in the hand of Luigi Silva.
Includes practice instructions in English and Italian, by composer or copyist and Luigi Silva.
Most material divided into chapters and "lessons."..
Probably intended for a publication on violoncello technique, possibly for Silva's incomplete and unpublished treatise, Vademecum.
Includes exercises for identifying and constructing intervals.
A few exercises have part for 2nd violoncello in score form. Most have empty staves, presumably for accompanying part to be added.

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