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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.
  3. Andy Mopley

    Andy Mopley

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