A new bow with the future in mind
‘Wooden bows account for 80 per cent of the market,’ says Bernd Müsing, director of bow company Arcus. ‘But if, considering the issues with pernambuco sourcing, wooden bows can longer be made, how do we cover this 80 per cent? Can we produce carbon-fibre bows with the same quantity and quality?’ This question has been on Müsing’s mind since 2008, and the answer finally came in the form of the Müsing bow, introduced for violin, viola and cello in 2017. The range’s most recent release is the double bass bow…
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