What is the difference in black horsehair and white hair? I did a search of topics here in v.com and didn't find it. I heard black hair is coarser and easier to grip the strings, but is there a drawback if that is true?
I am wondering since I saw a video of my teacher Shmuel Ashkenasi playing the Brahms Sextet on Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWAtsUL1RK4 and I was wondering whether I might try it, but I want to know what the difference is.
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