The Essential Guide to Bows of the Violin Family
"Bows are as vibrant and varied as the stringed instruments they are drawn upon and the artists who command them."
An extraordinary, beautifully illustrated book of practical and important information about the history, use, and acqusition of violin, viola, and cello bows.
Topics covered are history and evolution, the different schools of bow-making, shopping and auditioning bows, and 13 interviews with musicians, bow-makers, experts and more. Designed to fit in most instrument cases and lie flat on a music stand. All the information you need to know in one place. A high quality and collectible book, made for posterity.