String orchestra - Cello 3/4 - Philipp Dangas
String orchestra - Cello 3/4 [Octave Combinations]
General information about octave combinations with the cello
The possibilities of an octave combination of cellos with violins and violas are described on the following pages. Information on the octave combination of the celli with the violins. And info on the octave combination of the cellos with the violas. Dividing the cellos by desk would be another possibility. The octave combination with the double basses should also be mentioned.
Example of the octave combinations [cello/double bass]
The double stop is often used to achieve the octave-spread cello sound. This method is particularly suitable for carrying out the bass in chords of the string section. The double bass is often played in unison with the lower melody of the cello or an octave below it. The following example shows the basic usage:
Downloads for the [octave combinations: cello-double bass]Music by Georges Bizet
["Carmen" III.Act - No.24 Finale]
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[„Carmen” III.Act - No.24 Finale]
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Note on the score with an example on the [octave combinations]
A graphic with an extract from the score follows. Excerpt from the opera "Carmen - III.Akt - No.24 Finale". Composition by Georges Bizet. An example of the [octave combinations] of the cello with the double bass. The graphic can also be enlarged. It is Link-Sensitive [Clickable].