Professional Bowing & Tone Creation Secrets for Advanced Violinists | Violin Lounge TV #267
Improve your bowing technique and tone production to pour artistry and expression in your violin playing
Learn to get a professional sound by changing the ignition point of your bow movement
Your fingertips should lead your bow movement and your right arm should follow
The ignition point of the bow movement is the leading place that starts your bow movement. This should be in your finger tips and not in your wrist, elbow, arm or shoulders.
When you start your bow movement at your finger tips, your motions become more precise, more fluent and more efficient.
You can bow more smoothly in detaché and legato and get a deeper sound as you smoothen the bow changes with your fingers. Also you can improve the resonance of your violin and bow by not letting your arm get in the way of the sound.
It might take some time to get used to this, but start experimenting with your bow movement and your sound.