Forming the Bow Hold Step Five
For violin and viola, tap little fingernail on the bow-on top of stick. This insures that it is curved. A curved and relaxed pinkie is essential for bow control.
Note the placement of the pinkie is next to ring finger. It does not need to be touching the screw.
In general, there is a small
amount of space between the fingers. Some teachers advocate the fingers
touching. The fingers of the hand are not spread, as this will cause
tension in the