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Collegno is a comune in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 9 kilometres west of Turin.

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Google preview101 Violin Tips (2014)

Stuff All the Pros Know and Use by Angela Schmidt

Collegno is an Italian musical term directing string players to use the wood, or stick, of the bow instead of the hair. This is a specialeffect sound, one that can be ethereal and mysterious. It is also fairly quiet compared to bowing with the hair of ...

Google previewThe Oxford Handbook of Music and Disability Studies (2015)

by Blake Howe, Stephanie Jensen-Moulton, Neil Lerner, Joseph Straus

Collegno is a dry percussive sound. Usually the beating of the bow against the string is unmetered and players simply tap as quickly as they can. This results in a muddying of rhythm and beat. Finally, the use of tremolo suggests anxiety and ...

Google previewThe Berklee Contemporary Dictionary of Music (2015)

by Kari Juusela

collegno [It.]. Play with the wood of the bow. color. (1) A repeating pitch sequence in Medieval isorhythmic motets. (2) The overall sound of a piece.

Google previewEssential Dictionary of Music (2005)

The Most Practical and Useful Music Dictionary for Students and Professionals by L. C. Harnsberger

See collegno. leicht (Ger., leisht): Light, brisk. leise ( Ger., LEI-ze): ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey

exploited collegno stringplaying, inwhichthewood ratherthan thehair of the bow is used. Fluttertongue (atypeof tonguing in which players roll the sound “r” on thetongue while playing) became popular in writing ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2008)

by Diagram Group

music: musical instructions apassionato passionately arpeggio with notes in rapid succession calando getting gradually slower and quieter coll'arco with the bow collegno striking the strings with the stick of the bow con bravura boldly ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Musical Terms (1884)

To which is Prefixed an Introduction to the Elements of Music by Frederick Niecks

Collegno (It.).

Google previewHandbook of Music and Biographical Dictionary (1911)

Containing Concise Sketches of Over 2000 Prominent Composers and Explanations of More Than 3000 Musical Terms

Collegno Ad 1. . . . . . -- - C. S }: sinistra Adlib. . . . ; Adlibitum • * * * * * * * Consordini Affetto, . . . . . Affettuoso Cad. . . . . . . . Cadence Affretto.

Google previewA New Dictionary of Music (2017)

by Arthur Jacobs

wooden-headed drumstick; collegno, with the wood — instruction to string player to hit the string with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Percussion (2013)

by John H. Beck

Collegno (It), with the wood. Col pollice (It), with the thumb. Col pugno (It), (hit) ...

Google previewUniversity Musical Encyclopedia: University dictionary of music and musicians (1910)

The pizzicato effect is the result of plucking the strings with the fingers, and the collegno by striking them with the wood of the bow. The use of the sordino or mute placed on the bridge gives a peculiar mellow or veiled tone. The history of the ...

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