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Anatomy of the Cello

Anatomy of the Cello

The cello is the second largest string instrument in the family, and though string instruments share a similar structure, shape, and function, the cello also possesses some unique features that contribute to its sound. Understanding the construction of the instrument can help players produce better sounds and master techniques.

Benefits of Learning to Play the Cello

Benefits of Learning to Play the Cello

Learning to play an instrument requires discipline, determination, and dedication. The benefits of committing to an instrument are plentiful, and this is especially true of learning to play the cello. Producing beautiful music is a reward in and of itself, but there are additional physical, mental, and psychological benefits, as well.