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Yep, slant the bow a little so the hairs face you just a bit that way you can get good friction. I don't know how to explain it but your bow strokes will sound stronger. Something to do with leverage on the bow hairs I think. The bow strokes will also sound weaker or stronger depending how close to the bridge or fingerboard. I'm learning by trial and error. I think FM thought you meant about not using the full length of the bow. There is a sweet spot on the bow strokes but make sure to practice full length bow strokes so you can learn the difference of pressure from the tip to the frog to keep even strokes.
Update: I think FM did understand and when you play long slow notes you can get a thicker sound by playing the bow flat...Hey I just woke up 😉
By the way! Always wanted to ask, if that is a problem:
- When i start to play something, i put my right-hand fingers like they have to be (trying to make it like in FiddlerMan's video). Then when i've done - they already are higher from basic position: pinky and ring-fing at the frog, thumb climbs up to the black thing and index is in the middle of the metal thing.
Actually i feel comfortable, but wonder if some day right hand climb up to the tip of the bow
I tried to hold the bow stiffer - but sounds ugly
Had someone similar problem?
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