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This is the second B section in big sandy river (a bluegrass fiddle tune) and I was wondering what bowing on these cross string arpeggios people would recommend for higher speed playing (like 120 - 140 bpm). The best I've come up with so far is up bow slur on the first two notes, down bow on the next string, up bow slur on two notes, and then single bows on the next three notes leaving you to repeat the pattern. See below
Thanks for the suggestions ...
I listened to the at speed part of the video and I didn't hear him(you?) doing the arpeggio run, I think he just the normal run but in different octaves ...
I just use D-U-D-U all the way, and I'm not sure how others would bow it. To me that bowing works, and is fairly simple if you keep the bow strokes short.
I did a quick recording of how it sounds, plus a slowed-down version: attached.