The Down Bow and the Up Bow

Updated: September 2, 2021

The Down Bow and the Up Bow

If you're just starting to read music for the first time, you might come across these symbols which are especially for string instruments...

This is called a down-bow ...

... and this is called an up-bow:

Here's a newly updated lesson from our Starter / Musical Fundamentals courses, which explains everything you need to know:

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