Efficiency of movement in violin bowing
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University of Cape Town
This dissertation presents a study and critical analysis of violin bowing technique. The works of some of the great twentieth century violin pedagogues were studied and their ideas on efficiency of movement, posture and balance in violin playing are highlighted. Motion analyses comparing linear and non-linear bowing styles were conducted using digital motion-tracking techniques.
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Includes bibliographical references (leaves 72-75).
Foale, M. 2006. Efficiency of movement in violin bowing. University of Cape Town.