History of the Violin Bow

History of the Violin Bow

Early bows were just discarded even after a single use on a violin or fiddle...
Early bows were just discarded even after a single use on a violin or fiddle…

Throughout the years the violin bow has changed a lot and was subject to many developments. This eventually led to the bow you’ll likely have in your house right now

Unfortunately, few bows from the early days of violin making and playing were kept. It was much more usual to throw away a worn bow and replace it with a new one.

Read more about the history of the bow here…

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