Starting with the French bow

Rx: Using a French bow for the first time on the double bass.

Exercises covered:

  1. Preliminary exercise: Vertical walking up the bow
  2. Preliminary exercise: Horizontal walking across the bow.

Topics Covered:

  • Pulling the sound out of the string
  • How to hold the French bow on double bass, 3 variations
  • Flexibility and sensitivity of the hand

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