arco saltando

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ar·​co sal·​tan·​do
: a rapid staccato in which the bow rebounds from the string at each tone

arco saltando

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adverb (or adjective)

: with arco saltando : saltato, sautillé, spiccato

Word History



Italian, jumping bow

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“Arco saltando.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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