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The Bow Strokes

ACTIVE ELBOWActive elbow9, 11, 15
Active elbow & articulation21
Active elbow for fast bows23
Active elbow & crescendo on down bow33
ARTICULATIONActive elbow & articulation21
Articulation within slurs 33, 35, 37
BOW DIVISIONBow division 11, 12, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30, 31, 35, 37
Bow division & moving through the bowTheme, 5, 26
Bow division challenges7
Bow division & recovery strokes9
Bow hair inclination4, 6, 16
BOW HOLDBow hold, 1st-finger release2, 8
Flexible bow-hold at heel of bow13
BOW LIFTSBow lifts1, 3, 5
Bow lifts after slurs28
Bow landings from air9, 12
Bow control in the air3, 12
BOW SPEEDBow speedTheme
Fast bow speed with stable point of contact12
Bow retakes, down-bow4, 26
Bowing planning9
BRUSH STROKEBrush stroke, control in rubato14
Brush stroke, spiccato in groups of 322, 34, 38
Saving bow10
Chords & double-stops14
COLLÉCollé1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 19, 24, 25
Double-stops & chords14
DYNAMICSDynamics, down-bow crescendos5, 32
Dynamics, sudden change, loud-soft3, 6, 16, 19, 31, 32
Same technical patterns in different dynamics23
Active elbow9, 11
Lower half freedom & resonance1
Playing fast at heel of bow with resonance8
Playing at heel with flexible bow hold13
Hook stroke9, 23
Inclination of bow-hair4, 6, 16
Starting on the string & landing from the air11
LEGATOLegatoTheme
Legato detache stroke at balance point1
LIFTING BOWLifting of bow1, 3, 5
Lifting & placing of bow in lower half1
LINESLong musical lines7
Planning fingering & musical line10
Lower-half freedom, resonance1
MARTELÉMartelé12, 32
Whole-bow martele, fast23
Moving through the bow, bow division5
On-string & off-string bowings, changing between6
Starting on the string & landing from the air11
MIXED BOWINGSMixed bowings combining legato & bow lift7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21, 23, 29, 30, 31, 33, 35, 37
POINT OF CONTACTPoint of contact changes7
Point of contact planning21
Stable point of contact, with fast bow speed12
Bow division & recovery strokes9
Resonance & lower half freedom1
Resonance & playing fast at heel of the bow8
Retakes, down-bow4, 26
Retakes, down-bow & up-bow4
RICOCHETRicochet20, 25, 32
Ricochet at point26
Ricochet, slower speeds20, 26
Round bow & smooth string crossingTheme, 14
Rubato22
SAUTILLESautille15, 16, 17
Sautille starting up-bow in duple rhythm24
Saving bow10
SLURSArticulation within slurs33, 35, 37
Bow speedTheme
STRING CROSSINGString crossing27
Smooth string crossing, round bowTheme, 14, 16
String crossing, pivot33, 34, 38
String crossing, whole-arm39
String crossing, pivot & whole-arm13, 16, 17, 22
SPICCATOSpiccato13, 18, 20, 27
Slurred spiccato, up-bow spiccato14, 18, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30, 32, 35, 36, 37
Brush-stroke, spiccato in groups of 322, 34, 38
Standing spiccato15, 24
Spiccato, starting down or up-bow2
Tone productionTheme
TRIPLETSBrush-stroke, spiccato in groups of 322, 34, 38
Zigzag bowing9