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Position of wrist in r/h bowing

Discussion in 'Bows and Rosin [DB]' started by Andy Mopley, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. Andy Mopley

    Andy Mopley

    Sep 24, 2011
    Should the wrist be slightly pronated or almost parallel to the strings when bowing, using Fench bow? Any pictures, links would be appreciated

    Thanks for reading!
  2. Bradetich's Double Bass:The Ultimate Challenge could answer your question with pictures (a very informative read).

    He recommends a flat wrist, or slightly downward attitude for the hand (downward being the wrist is up and the knuckles slightly lowered back towards the body of the player).

    I think you can see it in his playing here...

  3. Andy Mopley

    Andy Mopley

    Sep 24, 2011
    I see what he does, and what you mean, thanks a lot!
  4. No problem. There are so many great videos. I really look to Bradetich and to Rinat Ibragimov videos when I need to address a visual reference question or just need to be inspired.