Asked • 03/14/19

Solo Cello Composition: Double Stops Question?

Can the G or D strings be muted by Cellist so that a double stop can be played on the G and A, or C and D strings? Would greatly appreciate a response.

Kim H.

I am not directly sure, what you’re asking. If this is not some hidden logic question, I cannot answer. Generally, when playing doublestops, there can be numerous finger placements to manage performing notes you want to play. With the descriptions you gave, I can only know and determine by sitting at my instrument and viewing something written or observed. This my answer, right now.


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Matthew B. answered • 03/14/19

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Leticia B. answered • 09/15/20

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Adam S. answered • 07/20/19

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Adam S. Cello Teacher and tutor for Music Theory / composition

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