This part will be uploaded by the end of the month of November 2018
my conclusions on the topic
Have we chosen the best bowing technique, bow-hold and set up for the cello and its evolution?
By this publication, I would like to encourage cellists to start rediscovering the cello with the same pleasure I had during this project. Johann Sebastian Bach left us a treasure where everything falls naturally into place when playing the basses notes on an up bow, following the technique of the viols, without having to add pressure through the bow. The bowings have an impact on the vibration of the instrument.
To illustrate this publication and research, I recorded the Six Bach Cello Suites applying mostly the same bowing motion of the viols, following my analysis of the manuscript copies of the Suites.
My goal with this project is to share my experience and to open new doors in cello playing but also in cello making, bows making and set up, it is by no means any kind of search of an absolute answer.