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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