# 202302011406 Object 14 (Violin bow) #prepared-guitar-research #prepared-guitar #prepared-guitar-implement #Prepared-guitar-technique *Image (size 200)* ## Type - Origin: #Found-object #Artifact - Function: #Exciter ## Development - Gift from Krijn ## Material properties - Wood - Synthetic fiber ## Recalcitrances ## Assemblages - [[202303031305 Assemblage A.E3.14.16]] - [[202307101344 Assemblage A.B.F1.F1.14.23.56.80.89]] - [[202307101346 Assemblage A.B.F1.F1.12.14.23]] ## Open questions ## Workshop notes - [[2023-02-03]] [202302031934] - Use [[202302011406 Object 14 (Violin bow)]] with [[202301052143 Object 16 (Guitar String)]] woven through the strings under the [[202302041744 E3 (Mobile Lace Sensor Pickup)]] of the [[202204092201 A (6-string object guitar)]] to get a low growling sound (indeterminate) - [[2023-03-20]] Bow perpendicular to objects to get the maximum amount of friction (like vibraphone bowing.) ## Research recordings - [[202302031934 Recording A.E3.14.16]] - [[202307062100 Recording A.B.F1.F1.12.14.23.56.80.89]] ## History - [[202203022242 Fred Frith]] - Nicola Hein - https://www.richterkoeln.de/kuenstler-a-bis-z/kuenstler-e-bis-h/nicola-hein#&gid=lightbox-group-867&pid=2 - [[202109251204 Keith Rowe]] - [[202304041723 Bill Nace]] - [[@poptinyBillNaceLive2021]] ## Historical Recordings *Recordings of other people using it.* ## Potential & Ideas - Modify the [[202302011406 Object 14 (Violin bow)]] to bow with other materials (fishing line, wire, rope) - Use a double bass bow instead of a violin bow, like many percussionists use. The double bass bow is heavier and bigger, making it easier to excite objects that are not as easy to excite as strings. - Use a carbon fibre bow. Carbon fibre is less prone to bending or breaking, making it suitable for playing it in a way that is hard on the bow.