How To: Play the detache bowing technique on the violin

Play the detache bowing technique on the violin

Detache is French for separate bows, not to be confused with the English "detached", with space between the notes. With this tutorial you will learn to play the detache bowing technique on the violin. The detache technique helps build a consistent and confident sound, improves projection and improves control of the entire bow, especially at the very frog and tip. Play as loud as possible. Bow next to the bridge (Control the "Sounding Point"). Keep the bow straight and flat. Use the entire upper or lower half of the bow. Use leverage and a heavy arm to add weight to the bow, not finger pressure. Use the proper muscles and bones in the right sequence or order of motion (see below) to go up bow and down bow - always leading with the elbow and dragging the wrist and fingers in both directions (up and down). With this how to video you will be able to play violin with the detache technique.

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