Posts Tagged "bow"

Why do you need to adapt your classical violin bowing technique when playing an electric violin?

Violinists often think that classical violin techniques can all be applied on an electric violin and to other music styles such as jazz. Unfortunately, some playing techniques will work just fine, but others will definitely not. You must learn to adapt them to the style of music and the instrument you are playing.

String Talks #2 – Matt Bell

The episode 2 of our String Talks podcast is here! Our guest is an electric violinist that you know for sure for his videos about violins and bowed string music…

Which carbon fiber bow is best for my instrument?

Which carbon fiber bow can I choose for my violin, cello or viola? Carbon fiber bows offer many advantages when compared to wooden bows. Here is an article explaining why carbon fiber bow are really interested?

Which bow should you choose for your instrument?

How to choose your first bow? What are the main characteristics you should consider when buying a bow? What separates a good bow from a bad one? Here are some basic things you should understand and analyze before choosing a bow.

Strum Bowing (or How to Groove with a Bow)

Bow-users! Let’s finally start focusing on rhythm! More than rhythm actually, let’s learn to groove! When you think of groove, what comes to mind? You probably think of those funky…

Why would you want to rehair a bow?

The bow is as important as your violin. The rehairing of a bow consists in replacing a worn strand of horsehair that has become ineffective for playing a bowed string instrument.