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"Outlaw Blues" on washtub cello
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The Modesto Kid
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April 5, 2019 - 10:28 pm
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I'm trying out a new bow. It's an Indian bow, called a gaz, that is used for playing the dilruba.

 

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April 5, 2019 - 10:51 pm
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Thanks for posting, sounds like the Indian bow really grabs the string when you bow, seem to have a very strong attack when you bow, a lot like a baroque bow.

 

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The Modesto Kid
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April 7, 2019 - 9:59 am
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For contrast, here is a similar song but with my regular bow:

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Fiddlerman
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April 7, 2019 - 5:52 pm
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Seems that the extra weight helps with that instrument. But sometimes the sound is too pressed and crushed. I didn't notice the crushing sound with your regular bow.

"The richest person is not the one who has the most,
but the one who needs the least."

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Fiddlerman
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April 7, 2019 - 5:52 pm
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Seems that the extra weight helps with that instrument. But sometimes the sound is too pressed and crushed. I didn't notice the crushing sound with your regular bow.

"The richest person is not the one who has the most,
but the one who needs the least."

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The Modesto Kid
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April 7, 2019 - 7:18 pm
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Yeah, it's going to take some time to get used to the new bow and learn to use it accurately and properly. Definitely helps with the volume though.

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Fiddlerman
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April 7, 2019 - 7:49 pm
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True. Like anything in life, you have to get used to it.

"The richest person is not the one who has the most,
but the one who needs the least."

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