Advanced Bow Technique on the Cello
The following articles on advanced bow technique cover a variety of topic. Descriptions and videos will be available for each technique.
Loose Bow Hold on the Cello
This article and video look at the why a loose bow hold is necessary, analyze the motions necessary, and provide exercises to accomplish these motions.
Sautillé bow stroke on the cello
This article and video analyze the motions involved in the sautillé bow stroke from the perspective of active and passive motions. Controlled spiccato and sautillé are also compared and contrasted. Exercises are provided to aid the student and teacher.
Louré Bow Stroke on the Cello
This article and video demonstrates and explains the louré or portato bow stroke.