The cello
Written by Antoinette van Spaandonk   
Sunday, 06 February 2005
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There are a lot of bows around which all sound different. The most used kind of bows are wooden bows. The cheapest bows are made of brasil wood. The more expensive ones are made of pernambuco. What sounds best on your cello depends on your cello. So you have to try a bow to see if it is right for you. The most expensive brasil wood bows can sound better than the cheapest pernambuco ones.

Nowadays you can also buy carbon fiber bows which are supposed to be very good (I myself have never tried them). They are not as vunerable as wooden bows.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 10 September 2005 )
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