Check out this video from ‘Practice Notes’: Johannes Moser’s tips for an effective warm-up routine, including what to do before picking up the instrument, choosing an appropriate key and double stops (even the weird ones, like 7ths and tritones)

Watch: Cellist Johannes Moser performs Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations, original version

Watch: Alban Gerhardt offers tips on Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto no.2

Read: How I warm up: Hilary Hahn

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