I’m a petite person (5'0", small frame, shorter arms) who plays a 4/4 violin an bow but cannot reach the tip of the bow. I’ve searched previous threads/discussions re switching from a 4/4 bow to a 3/4, but unless I missed something (apologies if so), I could not find an answer as to WHY this is usually not done. To be honest, it makes pretty good sense to me, especially if the difference between the two sizes is not huge but enough to enable one to reach the tip. But, as I am totally new to the violin, I wanted to ask all of you what the rationale is for sticking with the 4/4 bow.
Thanks very much in advance.
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