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  • Difference between cello and bass bow?

    I'm a nooby noob, hence the question. Is a cello bow longer and thinner and a bass bow the opposite?

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    Upright bows can be slightly longer, although there is quite a bit of overlap between the two. Upright bows come in various sizes as well, sometimes SHORTER than a cello bow.

    It seems the biggest difference is that I see more upright players using German bows than cellists, who seem to stick with French bows.
    Play more bass.