down-bow definition

  • noun:
    • A stroke made by attracting a bow from handle to tip across the strings of a violin or other bowed tool.
    • a downward stroke through the heel to your tip of bow, in bowing a stringed instrument. Contrasted with up-bow, as soon as the bow is moved into the opposing direction.
    • In violin-playing, a stroke regarding the bow downward, starting with the fan: opposed to up-bow.
    • a downward stroke from heel to the tip of this bow

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