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Is there really a difference

Discussion in 'Music [DB]' started by Andy Mopley, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. Andy Mopley

    Andy Mopley

    Sep 24, 2011
    in the sound of an up bow versus down bow? Suppose an ensemble with 1 double bass player, for example..

    Thanks for reading!
  2. neilG


    Jun 15, 2003
    Ventura, CA
    There shouldn't be a difference. But, some things may be easier in a particular direction, ie., accents on a downbow, quiet entrances on an upbow. Considering that you only have two ways to go, it's essential to be able to do everything up OR down.
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  4. Andy Mopley

    Andy Mopley

    Sep 24, 2011
    OK, thanks as always for the response, Sir!