col legno

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian col legno (literally with the wood). See con, il and legno.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

col legno (not comparable)

  1. (music) A musical notation indicating that the strings of an instrument are to be struck with the wooden part of the bow.

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally “with the wood”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

col legno

  1. (music) col legno (the strings must be struck with the wood of the bow)

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