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arpeggione (plural arpeggiones)
- (music) A six-stringed musical instrument of the nineteenth century, fretted and tuned like a guitar but bowed like a cello, and held vertically between the knees.
2007 February 1, Bernard Holland, “Schubert Whispers, Grieg Booms”, in New York Times:
- Whether it is better on the original arpeggione, I am helpless to say.
- 2014. All Things String. Jo Nardolillo. Pg. 5.