NMC Learning at Home: Bows Are the Best

What makes a violin so special? It has a lot to do with the bow. Evan the Educator looks at how the bow has the ability to control notes. Much of a note’s character comes from its envelope, a series of crescendos and decrescendos. See how the violinist uses pressure and speed to become a master puppeteer of creating music.

Check out the links below to follow along:

  • Visualize live sound with a virtual oscilloscope HERE.
  • Take a closer look at a Turkish rebab HERE.
  • See “My Heart Will Go On” performed on the rebab HERE.

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Special thanks to the Rozsa Foundation and Calgary Foundation for their support of the NMC Learning at Home series.