arpeggione

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arpeggione (plural arpeggiones)

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  1. A six-stringed musical instrument of the nineteenth century, fretted and tuned like a guitar but bowed like a cello.
    • 2007 February 1, Bernard Holland, “Schubert Whispers, Grieg Booms”, New York Times:
      Whether it is better on the original arpeggione, I am helpless to say.