sul ponticello

adverb
sul pon·​ti·​cel·​lo | \ ˌsülˌpäntəˈche(ˌ)lō \

Definition of sul ponticello

: with the bow kept near the bridge so as to bring out the higher harmonics and thereby produce a nasal tone used as a direction in music for a stringed instrument

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“Sul ponticello.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sul%20ponticello. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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