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03 November 2006 @ 01:26 pm
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Anyone want to give me bowing lessons 101? I'm afraid that I've missed some important dos and do nots and I'd rather not learn bad habits to unlearn later. I'm guessing I'd just need an hour of Q, A and examples to just start me on the right path.
 
 
 
chenoamegchenoameg on November 3rd, 2006 06:52 pm (UTC)
Oh, I bet you mean bowing as in using a bow, not bowing as in bending at the middle in appropriate social settings.

(If you do mean the latter, what are you up to?)
Jvisage on November 3rd, 2006 07:03 pm (UTC)
Hmm, I expect that there are people who'd be better for that than I(*), but if they don't volunteer I'd be happy to try to be useful.

*: ...particularly as I've never been a cellist.
unintentionally intimidatingcoraline on November 3rd, 2006 07:57 pm (UTC)
i'd be happy to help, but if you do find an actual cellist, that would be better, since it's pretty different...
Someone I am is waiting for my courageforgotten_aria on November 3rd, 2006 08:18 pm (UTC)
Since I still do not have a cello, it would be more than fine.

I really just want very very basic things like "These are the best times to change directions" and "this is how you make it not sound like you're playing with a coping saw."
Someone I am is waiting for my courageforgotten_aria on November 3rd, 2006 08:50 pm (UTC)
Oh and if we can find a good time for you and me, I would be honored to get pointers from you.
Fashionable, but unable to tell fact from fictiontesting4l on November 4th, 2006 12:11 am (UTC)
Bend at the waist. Allow yourself to look at the floor. Don't buy that bit from martial arts movies about watching your opponent.

In a more casual setting, nodding will do.