sordino

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Etymology[edit]

Sordino comes from the Italian sordo ("dull in tone, muffled") and sordamente (softly, gently, muffled).

Noun[edit]

sordino m (plural sordini)

  1. A mute for musical instruments; a sordine. For example, the mute instrument for the violin or the damper on the pianoforte.

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References[edit]

  • Sordino in Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation... by Louis Charles Elson. 1905. p. 244.[1]

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