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Cranberry Rock, Part 2: Bowing

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CRANBERRY ROCK  
 
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Cranberry Rock, Part 2: Bowing
Cranberry Rock, Part 2: Bowing
 
Bruce shows you how he expressed the phrasing in “Cranberry Rock” through the bowing in this video. His bowing combines shuffle bowing with bowing that matches some of the phrases of the tune.

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