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Ask A Musician: Bow Marking For Strings

Posted on 24 Feb 2015 by Neall Kriete

We’re here to help with advice: if you’ve got a musical quandary, ask one of our musicians! Simply send an email to education@aco.com.au and we’ll post the answer to our blog.


Q: I’m composing my first chamber music piece (I’m originally a jazz musician). What are bow markings for strings and how do I use them/write them? I LOVE THE ACO!! Cheers, Nat Bartsch

Hi Nat,

We found this online, which we think is really useful: http://andrewhugill.com/manuals/violin/bowing.html.