up or down?
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It was the set up of the instrument who made me reconsider the bowing technique. I first tried to recreate the most authentic set-up in order to understand the origins of the cello and to understand the mechanic of the sound.
Once I had the set up, I started to experiment... Which movements had a positive impact on the sound of the cello, down, up, when, how, etc...
I noticed that the cello sounded better when the strong notes / bass notes were played on an up bow...
Then, I wondered where did the down stroke came from and what it meant
how other instruments play THE CHORDS...
to play chords: give a stroke downard the soundboard
From there I changed my way of playing, and my bowing technique
that's all for now... will update "la suite"
during summer 2018