up-bow

NOUN
  1. an upward stroke from the tip to the heel of the bow
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How To Use up-bow In A Sentence

  • Try starting the second part with two up-bows.
  • The fiddlers best qualified to speak with authority will often disagree absolutely regarding the use of a string, position, up-bow or down-bow. Violin Mastery Talks with Master Violinists and Teachers
  • His bow technique is very sound, and his up-bows are especially elegant.
  • If you were to use all single bow strokes, you would start with an up-bow on the first quarter note.
  • The bow is held underhand with the palm upwards, the up-bow therefore being the stronger bowstroke.
  • Loeffler showed me what every good fiddler _must_ learn to do: to leap from the end of the down-bow to the up-bow and _vice versa_ and then hesitate the fraction of a moment, thus securing a smooth, clean-cut tone, without any vibration of the intermediate string. Violin Mastery Talks with Master Violinists and Teachers
  • (She asks while gulping from a soup-bowl-sized mug of the dark brown elixir that magically moves her from point A to B to C, etc., each morning.) Caffeine buzz
  • When no bowing is indicated, a phrase beginning with a weak beat commonly has an up-bow for the first tone, while one beginning on a strong beat has a down-bow; but this principle has many exceptions. Essentials in Conducting
  • The change from up-bow to down-bow and _vice versa_ should be made without a break, exclusively through skillful manipulation of the wrist. Violin Mastery Talks with Master Violinists and Teachers
  • And the violinist should never think: 'I must play this up-bow or down-bow.' Violin Mastery Talks with Master Violinists and Teachers
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