How To Make A Bow Hold For The Violin Or Viola
Bow hold for the violin or viola
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Soft, flexible hand like Play-Doh
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Joints of middle fingers on the stick
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Tip of pinky on the top, back side of the stick, but not on the adjusting screw
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Bent thumb goes halfway on bump of frog and halfway on the stick and grip
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Thumb joint should point outward.
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Pinky on back, other fingers hang in front of bow
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Pronate your hand towards the index finger. The stick should be on the side of the index finger, between these two joints.
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Bow on the string
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Backwards, flattened letter “C.” Palm of hand should be like a bowl.
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Flexible fingers
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