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Freedom of the Fingerboard

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Some simple exercises to help young cellists to develop a confident left hand technique. This edition replaces the ESTA publication of 1995, and is published under licence granted by the Estate of Joan Dickson in favour of ESTA's "Nutshell Fund".


  • High Jumps
  • Olympic High Jumps
  • Rocking Scale
  • Sliding Scale
Syllabus info
Royal Irish Academy of Music: String, Chamber Music & Orchestral Examinations   (until Dec 2018)  

Cello - I ( Rocking Scale )
Cello - II ( Sliding Scale )
Cello - III ( High Jumps )
Cello - IV ( Olympic High Jumps )

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Cat No. SP862
Price £5.95
ComposerJoan Dickson
CategoryCello Tutor
PublisherSpartan Press
ISMN 979-0-57999-862-4
EAN-13 9790579998624
Weight 84 grams
Published 12th August 2009
Availability 260 in stock


It is wonderful to have Joan Dickson's inspiring teaching, which reads just as she spoke, presented in this must-have book.

Jan Anderson