AN INDEPENDANT RESEARCH PROJECT BY MARIANNE DUMAS 

"Some move the bow as is customary on the viola da gamba, that is,  instead of a down-stroke from left to right for the principal notes, they make an up-stroke from right to left, beginning from the tip of the bow."

J. J. Quantz about cellists, Berlin, 1752 excerpt from "The art of playing the flute". 

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6 Suites for violoncello senza basso

the project