Equal Amount of Bow

Equal Amount of Bow

For a clear sound in combined bowing passages, the amount of bow used for the slurred notes should not be too much greater than the amount of bow used for the separate notes.

Marking the bow, as you see here, is a way to monitor the amount of bow used.

Keep good contact between the bowhair and string throughout the passage. Exaggerate bow friction in practice to ensure there is sufficient in performance....

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