Bow-ology: A Lesson in Bowing Terms. Détaché," "sautillé," "pizzicato," "sul ponticello," "col legno." Chances are you’ve come across many of these essential violin-, viola-, cello-, and bass- bowing terms. But what do they really mean? Bow-ology: A Lesson in Bowing Terms lists and defines all of these commonly used terms and more. A short video tutorial is also included.