The short bow. To sing and play like a guitar player.
September 19, 2012 at 10:03 AMInvented by Ethan Erwin at the age of 17 from Magnet Cove, Arkansas. Frees a violin player up to sing and play like a guitar player. Currently in product development for distribution through Glasser bows .
More info: An article from the River Valley and Ozark
From Robert Paitisnt that why they made the mandolin? I guess if you invent it they will buy it?
Posted on September 20, 2012 at 12:11 AM
From Victor FloresWell that's interesting... I'm not sure I would have any use for it but, I'm sure someone will.
Posted on September 20, 2012 at 1:33 AM
From Jesús FernándezI think it's great for some kind of music. Imagine this song with it:
Posted on September 20, 2012 at 7:24 AM
From Paul DeckWow, now THAT is a great idea, I wish I thought of it. I am not kidding. That young man, Ethan Erwin, is an inventor! Even though I'm strictly a classical player, this is going to be the coolest thing to have in my violin case just to fool around with. Kids are going to LOVE this too, and I bet it finds its way into Suzuki classes, Music Mind Games, summer camps, fiddle workshops, you name it.
Posted on September 20, 2012 at 2:35 PM
My only question is, how do you tighten it? Eventually the hair is going to stretch and then it will be floppy. I wonder if, instead of two points, it would be better to have some kind of simplified frog on one end.
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