due corde

due cor·​de | \ ¦dü(ˌ)āˈkȯrˌdā \

Definition of due corde

used as a direction in music (1) to play the same tone on two strings (as of the violin) simultaneously or (2) to release the una corda or soft pedal of the piano — compare tre corde

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History and Etymology for due corde

Italian, two strings

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“Due corde.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/due%20corde. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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