Should I use a consistent bowing throughout a tune?
In a nutshell: master different bowings and then experiment, both on small phrases and the whole tune. There are things I tend to do in a song, but then I always do things a little bit differently.
Deeply practice slur patterns on scales, phrases and tunes.
For each bowing you try, alternate between using the bowing and then taking it away. Go between something basic and a variation (or something more challenging).
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One response to “Should I use a consistent bowing throughout a tune?”
Hot diggity dog….this was so helpful. Glad Emily asked this questions. I actually was “naturally’ slurring a few times on a beginner song to play it faster, not knowing what I was doing.