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What are 4 facts about the bow(music)

Asked by tylerandcason (94points) September 6th, 2010

What are 4 facts about the bow that is used to play string instruments?

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troubleinharlem's avatar

I’m guessing this is homework?

Ame_Evil's avatar

You will need to c+p that into your browser :)

jazmina88's avatar

made of horsehair
must use resin
the hair shreds

worn on your neck to look pretty

josie's avatar

Friction matters

BarnacleBill's avatar

“Second fiddle is a hard part, I know, when they don’t even give you a bow…”

Andreas's avatar

@tylerandcason and @Ame_Evil This is the correct URL. Gotta watch those capital letters! ;-)

Aesthetic_Mess's avatar

You need rosin for the bow in order to play it.
The hair is white male horsehair from the horse’s tail
The best bows are usually made of pernumbuco wood, but a lot of people are getting into carbon fibre bows

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