Translation for 'violin bow' from English to Russian
NOUN   a violin bow | violin bows
SYNO fiddlestick | violin bow
скрипичный смычок {м}
violin bow
скрипка {ж}
гнуть [несов.] [сгибать]to bow
виолончельный смычок {м}
cello bow
бабочка {ж} [галстук]bow tie
лук {м} [оружие]bow [weapon]
контрабасовый смычок {м}
double bass bow
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Usage Examples English
  • In vernacular speech, the bow is occasionally called a "fiddlestick". Bows for particular instruments are often designated as such: "violin bow", "cello bow", and so on.
  • The wheel functions much like a violin bow, and single notes played on the instrument sound similar to those of a violin.
  • The second major design of fibulae has a high, rounded arch ("bogen" in German) instead of the low flat arch of the violin bow fibula.
  • During the 1979 performances, it was played directly after Page's guitar distortion and violin bow solo, which incorporated a laser strobe to add to the visual effects.
  • Today, agriculture is a sideline business or hobby and many of the residents work in wood carving, carpentry or at a violin bow factory.

  • In addition to playing the ukulele with his teeth, he would play it behind his back or even use a violin bow.
  • Jimmy Page is famous for playing his guitar with a violin bow, as on the live versions of the songs "Dazed and Confused" and "How Many More Times".
  • As a result, The Tea Party was often compared to Led Zeppelin, a parallel that was reinforced by Jeff Martin playing guitar with a violin bow (not unlike Jimmy Page) on "Save Me".
  • A second promo was filmed in 1968 in Brussels, Belgium, with David Gilmour replacing Barrett, and Waters lip-syncing while playing his Rickenbacker bass with a violin bow.
  • In the United States, it is normally played with a small bow, often made in the earlier semicircular style, whereas in Europe a reduced-size modern violin bow is used.

  • heavier than a violin bow.
  • Sometimes, sanxian can bowed with violin bow.
  • The story goes that whenever he hit a sour note while practicing, his father planted a resounding crack on his head with a violin bow.
  • Guitarist Jimmy Page credits McCallum with giving him the idea of playing his guitar with a violin bow according to MTV's Led Zeppelin rockumentary.
  • An enraged Chowdiah got up and ran towards the dais brandishing his violin bow.

  • The stick's curvature is generally convex as were violin bows of the period, rather than concave like a modern violin bow.
  • It consists of a foam box from which protrude a series of thin brass rods played with a violin bow.
  • The most known sound installations of this artist were made with strings, crossing the spaces in different ways, and later played by the artist putting rosing in his fingers and using them as a sort of violin bow.
  • "Unplugged noise" made using household objects; violin sound is violin bow on plastic cassette case or wood, acoustic guitar is a rubber band, Tibetan trumpet is a toilet paper tube, electrical sounds are made with metal.
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