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Learn About Violin Bowing Techniques: 9 Techniques and Tips for Better Violin Bowing

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 29, 2021 • 5 min read

When you speak, vowels and consonants help you pronounce words. When you play the violin, your bow helps you articulate music. Bow strokes can be long, short, connected, separated, short, smooth, accented, or even bouncy.