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Stringed Instruments


Stringed instruments everything you need to know with Jaciklyn Dougherty


Martellato

A short, hammered stroke played with very

short bow strokes

Pizzicato

To pluck the string or strings with your fingers

Spiccato

With a light, bouncing motion of the bow

Tremolo

Quickly playing the same sequence of notes

on a stringed instrument


Vibrato

Slight change of pitch on the same note,

producing a vibrating, trembling sound

Chiuso

With the horn bell stopped up (to produce a

flatter, muted effect)

A capella

Without any musical accompaniment

Choro

The chorus of the song

Parlando or parlante

Singing in a speaking, oratory style

Tessitura

The average range used in a piece of vocal

music

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