Jumping off my colleague Rory Williams' blog post about the Strings magazine staff on Twitter (see here), I was thinking about how technology really has some great advantages. I can “meet” players and orchestras all around the world and get to know what they’re doing on a day-to-day basis in 140 characters on Twitter. I recently learned about a new website called Bachtrack.com that lists classical music, opera, and ballet performances all over the world. It’s a free service (you have to... Continue
In preparation for an article I will be writing for Strings magazine about choosing a bow, I want to get as much input from players and makers as possible.
What do you look for in a bow?
What makes a good bow for you?
What is the difference between a beginner's bow, a step-up bow and great bow?
Do you use different bows for different genres? Or for different composers? Or if you are playing a solo instead of chamber or orchestral music?
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