Extend the Number of Beats

Extend the Number of Beats

'Son filé' bowing makes an excellent bowing warm-up and helps to develop a resonant sound.

Using a metronome on 50, play close to the bridge with a slow bow and even sound.

Extend the number of beats per bow until you find your current limit.

Keep a sense of openness in your body. Feel the connection between your feet and the floor.

Son filé is a French term with the literal meaning of 'spun tone'....

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