What is 'German Bow Technique?'
It's an online video course presented by David Allen Moore which comprises over three hours of HD video across 47 lessons. It is a comprehensive method about German bow technique, from the basics to an advanced level.
David Allen Moore is a bassist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, a USC Thornton School of Music Associate Professor, Domaine Forget Faculty Member and a Thomastik-Infeld Artist.
What Will I Learn?
- The 47 video lessons are presented in a step-by-step order giving you a clear and logical route though the course material. Starting with the very basics it covers everything you need to master the fundamentals of German (underhand) bow technique.
- The course covers a wide range of essential topics. From advice on the bow hold, posture, starting the string, bow changes, off the string strokes and much more.
If you want to master German bow technique, this is the course for you.
Here's what's being said about the course:
"This course is great, it encourages me to review all technical details and subtleties on using the German Bow. Not only for now, but for many many years to come."
- Jacques van 't Ende
"I was absolutely delighted with the course! The instructor’s knowledge and explanations are superb. He really takes you “inside” the German bow and bowing. I only wish I had had a teacher like this years ago. Thank you, David!!"
- James Warburton
"This is a very detailed and well-structured course. I liked the way the material is organised with each section building on the previous one. Every aspect of how German bow playing should feel, look and sound is well-presented. There’s a wealth of material here, and I can go back and check out very specific topics whenever I feel the need."
- Howard Jones
"I like that David presents the ideas and exercises as ingredients to add to our knowledge, things we can think about, develop and use over time growing with understanding of it."
- Leslie Baker
"I came to the course as a complete beginner to bowing, and by the end of the course, I was feeling really confident with the bow in my hands. Well laid-out, in short sections, with all the techniques demonstrated very clearly (great camera work!). There's clearly material there for more advanced players, and I am sure I will be returning to it again and again."
- Nuala Tannahill
"It’s incredible how much I’ve learned from David Allen Moore’s incredible German bow course.
As a French bow player, German bow technique has always seemed a bit mysterious to me, and the clarity with which David presents these concepts has helped me to gain confidence and play much more effectively."
- Jason Heath, Contrabass Conversations
"This course is packed with practical, methodical, no-frills, quality content in digestible lessons from a highly skilled musician and gifted educator. I will return to these fundamentals for years to come. Given David Allen Moore's credentials and the improvements I've already experienced, this resource is an incredible value!"
- Delaney Baker
Learn to master German bow technique with these easy to understand lessons in a step-by-step order.