Terminology...grrr

August 8, 2004 at 06:40 AM · Does anyone know what the italian or french or german or whatever words are for "bow at the tip" and "bow at the frog" ?! i've seen them in heaps of pieces but i can't even remember what language it's in and i'm getting incredibly frustrated!!

thanks.

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August 8, 2004 at 08:25 AM · Italian: punto = point(tip) ?

August 9, 2004 at 03:53 AM · du talon (french) for at the frog

(I think? lol)

August 9, 2004 at 04:18 AM · Jen is right. In italian it sounds like "al tallone" (near frog); "col tutto l'arco" (full bow). Near tip...sorry, don't remember.

August 9, 2004 at 04:30 AM · Just noticed Rowell's "punto". Yes, "A punta d'arco".

August 9, 2004 at 08:44 AM · Hi,
Elizabeth, German is easy - at least for me ;-)

  • at the frog/nut: "am Frosch"
  • at the tip: "an der Spitze"
both can be abbreviated of course, as "Fr." or "Sp." respectively.
Bye, Juergen

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