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'Slash' mark between notes?

Discussion in 'Orchestral Technique [DB]' started by jude4312, Jan 11, 2014.

  1. jude4312


    May 16, 2008

    What does this mean? The picture is from Orin o brien's double bass notebook, while talking about
    Re taking the bow.
  2. PaulCannon


    Jan 24, 2002
    Frankfurt, Germany
    It looks like those are the places you need to move the bow back a notch to make up for the longer note which precedes it.
  3. Tom Gale

    Tom Gale

    May 16, 2009
    It can also mean a definite phrase break so it all doesn't run together.
    Tom Gale

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