Preparatory Rebounds for Collé

Preparatory Rebounds for Collé

When we repeat any bow stroke going in the same direction we need to let the bow hold rebound or reform back to its starting position after each stroke.

For instance when playing repeated colle up-bows, the fingers curve on each stroke. Therefore they need to rebound back to the middle position, in order to allow the fingers to curve again on the next stroke.

The principle is the same when playing 3-note chords using all down-bows and when playing standing spiccato using all up-bows. A version of this rebound is also essential in our sautille strokes and our vibrato....

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