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41 votes
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Why are violin bows longer than viola bows, than cello bows, than double-bass bows ?

22 votes
3 answers
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How does one change bow hair?

21 votes
2 answers
1k views

How much do we know about how ancient Greek and Roman music sounded?

21 votes
5 answers
25k views

What is the difference between 'martelé and 'détaché' bowing?

13 votes
3 answers
1k views

Beginning to learn the transverse C-flute : with offset-G key or inline-G key?

13 votes
4 answers
18k views

how does one use or apply lemon oil to a classical guitar?

11 votes
1 answer
660 views

Are there reasons to choose between a round-section or an octogonal-section bow?

11 votes
3 answers
1k views

What is the earliest known use or indication of "col legno"

10 votes
1 answer
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What kind of edition and tuning to use to study Bach's fifth cello suite ?

9 votes
6 answers
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English translation for "rubato"

8 votes
1 answer
520 views

Why is (stiffness/speed of sound-travel of the wood) important for a bow?

8 votes
6 answers
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Is Beethoven's 9th symphony the first piece that combined a chorus with an orchestra?

7 votes
1 answer
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On a saxophone, what is the difference between an overtone and an altissimo ?