String Instrument Terms

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Can you name the common string instrument terms?

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Sporano stringed instrument
Alto stringed instrument
Tenor stringed instrument
Bass stringed instrument
With a Bow; bowed
Term for plucking the string
Pulling the string with the right hand to make a snap
When notes are played on together adjacent strings creating a two-tone harmony
Left hand technique where the pitch is varied in a pulsating rhythm
Lightly touching the string, rather than using the finger to push the string all the way down creates this phenomenon
Smooth, separated bowing technique
Smooth, connected bow stroke
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Hammered bow stroke, bell like
On the string short and detached
Stuck or glued. this stroke is started with a motionless heavily weighted bow; often starting at the frog
Off the string bounced bowstroke
Off the string technique where the stick of the bow bounces but the hair does not
Moving the bow rapidly and not in measured rhythm
Bowing technoque played on the wood of the bow
Throwing or dropping the bow so that it bounces two or more succesive times
Play near the bridge
Two or more notes played on a single bow
Con sordino means
Quality of the sound or what distingusihes the sound from others of the same pitch

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