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Music Term: Bow

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

Bow


Definition and background:

A tool made of wood and horsehair used to set the strings of a bowed string instrument in vibration. The bow was originally curved in the shape of a cycle, but it has been subject to many changes over time. a stick with horsehair stretched across it, used to play the strings of the violin and other string instruments. "to bow" means to play with the bow

A part of the tubing of an instrument of approximately semicircular shape


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