violin bow


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Noun1.violin bow - a bow used in playing the violinviolin bow - a bow used in playing the violin  
bow - a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments
fiddle, violin - bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
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These lashings, like the chords of a stringed instrument, resounded as if vibrated by a violin bow. The sledge slid along in the midst of a plaintively intense melody.
The first record also included "Dazed and Confused," with Page famously using a violin bow on the dragon guitar, which he played on every electric song on the record.
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Ruth Lester, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the children's hospital and a multi-talented violinist, swapped her scalpel for a violin bow during a classical charity concert as part of Birmingham Children's Hospital Charity's Big Gig - a month of musical fundraising taking place throughout September.
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Brusilow turned in his violin bow for the baton and created his own Philadelphia Chamber Symphony.
"I found my dad's saw and started sneaking off to play it in the shed using my school violin bow until I was caught by my parents.
He has evoked "Garrett-mania'' -- especially in his native Europe -- with his good looks, long blonde hair, rock star attire, dashing stage presence (he's been known to pose with his violin bow between his teeth) and world-record fast violin playing.
The statue, which will stand in front of the East Neighbourhood Centre, depicts the iconic moment when Helen hands her son a violin bow.
Younger men brought a used paint can, a stick attached to the can with a thin metal wire and another stick with animal hair like a violin bow. The man sat before us, played his "paint can cello" and crooned with joy.