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Bt_movie_not_in_use Tristan plays the sarabande from Bach's Cello Suite No. 3 (00h:00m:06s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Discussion of fixed versus flexible right wrist (00h:02m:33s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Savall demonstrates flexible bow arm wrist (00h:03m:37s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Confusion between pressure and tension; they are not the same (00h:05m:10s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Separating tension in fingers from tension in bow arm wrist (00h:05m:20s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Use your articulation of the wrist joint (00h:06m:50s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Demonstration of bow grip options (00h:08m:00s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Exercise to isolate shoulder from bow arm movement; practice slow bow and preparation of the movement (00h:10m:10s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use The arm makes the decision and the hand follows. Demonstration (00h:10m:20s)

Bach bass master class with Jordi Savall

NWS Bass alumnus Tristan Sutton plays the Sarabande from Bach Suite no. 3 for Viol soloist Jordi Savall. Savall discusses how to release tension in the right hand wrist to facilitate phrasing and articulation options.

Artists Bt_info_artist Jordi Savall

Composers Johann Sebastian Bach

Instruments Double Bass, Viol (Viola da gamba), and Cello

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