Eventually I will blog more about using non-Western cello playing techniques. There’s a whole world of music out there and finding ways to adapt those styles to the cello isn’t without some precedent, but obviously it’s not something that’s easy to find. Until then I leave the reader with a few videos and links.
A cello (Turkish) taksim:
Shubhendra Rao and cellist, Saskia Rao-de Haas, playing (Indian) Hindustani music:
Nancy Kulkarni playing (Indian) Dhrupad: