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Apr
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comment Why are violin bows longer than viola bows, than cello bows, than double-bass bows ?
Ah yes, I forgot about this part. To produce a "smooth" sound on the lower pitch instruments also requires the bow to be heavier (so as to have larger angular momentum and less likely to be "bounced" away by the string). This puts further physical constraints to what Gauthier described.
Apr
27
comment What are good sources for free orchestra scores?
+1 for IMSLP.org
Apr
27
answered Beaming in different time signatures
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Apr
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asked Note bending on harmonica
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Apr
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comment What kind of edition and tuning to use to study Bach's fifth cello suite ?
Why are there two close votes on this? This looks like a reasonable question for this website.
Apr
27
answered What are the best techniques to play overtones in the saxophone?
Apr
27
comment What are the best techniques to play overtones in the saxophone?
Just to check, do you mean overtones or altissimos?
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revised Why are violin bows longer than viola bows, than cello bows, than double-bass bows ?
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Apr
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comment Why are violin bows longer than viola bows, than cello bows, than double-bass bows ?
There is, of course, a different reason for the length of bows of non-full-size instruments: you give shorter bows to kids with shorter arms so they can build up good bowing habit. A 10 year old with a 75 cm bow will never be able to pull far enough to get close to the tip.
Apr
27
answered Why are violin bows longer than viola bows, than cello bows, than double-bass bows ?
Apr
26
comment What's the difference between a G♭ and an F#?
Also useful is the Wikipedia article on comma
Apr
26
comment Improving breath support
Interesting exercise. Do you have a rough amount of time one should aim for? (I'm not a singer, but a wind instrument player who is several years out of practice and can barely hold it up for 5 or 6 seconds.)
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