The Cello

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Mechanics!

  1. Strings
  2. Bow
  3. Set-up

Bow(s)*

  • Bow hairs and the string
  • Stick of the bow 
  • Types of bows
  • Bowing a string
  • Choosing bowings
*Modern, classical, baroque

Strings

  • Vibration mechanism
  • Tension force
  • Modern strings
  • Baroque strings

Set-up

  • Choosing the set-up of your cello according to your body type, muscular strength, and the repertoire you play.
  • Bridge type
  • Soundpost
  • Renversement