'Slash' mark between notes?

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


  1. jude4312

    jude4312

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

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    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

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

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