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Basic Brazil redwood
3/4-size Student Violin Bows
2012
 
Several are available

 
These bows are made mainly for students and the aim is to provide the student with advantages of a good wooden stick and traditional fittings as opposed to the usual beginners fare of bows made of man-made fibres. The rhetoric behind this is simple - a wooden bow responds differently and better to a player's intentions than bows of other fibres. Hence a child or beginner is exposed from the onset to the experience of playing with a wooden bow and to dealing with the specific response and characteristics of a wooden stick, which is different from bows made of man-made fibres.

This bow is of very finely grained Brazil wood cut into a round stick. The hardwood frog is mounted in chrome-nickel with a matching three-ring adjuster button (see photos). It also has a real mother-of-pearl eye and slide and tip slide is of bone. The bow has chrome-nickel lapping and a leather thumbpad.

At 61.5 cm the hair length is within normal 3/4-size specs. The weight of individual bows vary from 59 to 61 gm, which is on the more solid side, rather than being too light.

These bows have good response, balance and articulation.

Weight : Individual bows vary from 59 - 61 gm.
Hair length: 61.5 cm.

The Stick :
  Red massaranduba (Brazil Redwood)

The Nut :
  Stained hardwood

Mountings :
  Chrome-nickel

Lapping :
  Chrome-nickel lapping. Black leather thumbpad.

Tip Slide :
  Bone

Condition :
  Excellent. Brand new

Price : R850
Approximately US$ 42
Excluding delivery.
 
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