I have been recently working on the sautille bowstroke.I notice that it seems very hard to start the first note of a group (say 4 notes),from a static,not bowing start point.I read in Nathan Coles
website that the sautille stroke is started by dropping the bow onto the string from 'above',depending on the sound desired.I presume that this is the 'impulse' that starts the sautille chain-reaction of bounces.Does anyone have any thoughts on this?Also I notice that it seems harder to play groups of 3 notes,like triplets with sautille bowing.Any suggestions on how to handle this? One last thing.....is it easier to play sautille nearer the fingerboard where the strings are more flexible?
Thanks in advance,
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