Slow Down-Bow, Fast Up-Bows

Slow Down-Bow, Fast Up-Bows

To minimize a surge in the sound, check that the faster up-bow has:

More inclined bowhair (stick turned away from bridge).
A point of contact that is more towards the fingerboard.

Return to flatter bowhair and a point of contact nearer the bridge for the slower down-bow.

Here the down-bow is played for five beats and the up-bow for one beat....

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