Lucien Capet

Born: 8th Janeiro 1873

Died: 18th Dezembro 1928

Birthplace: Paris, France

Lucien Louis Capet was a French violinist, pedagogue and composer. Capet wrote a book on "Superior Bowing Technique" which is an essential treatise on all aspects of bowing technique for the violin; reprints are available (including translations into English by Margaret Schmidt and Stephen Shipps). Capet also worked closely with bowmaker Joseph Arthur Vigneron to develop a Lucien Capet model bow (modele Lucien Capet was often stamped on such bows). Vigneron's concept /design for these bows was a sort of rounded triangular cross section which added stability to the bow (lower centre of gravity).

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