sul ponticello


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sul ponticello

with the bow close to the bridge
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Varen from Grieg's Two Elegiac Melodies contained just the right glow of nostalgia, the sad poignancy of the violins' sul ponticello phrases subtly understated but never undersold.
The Diversos emphasised its theatricality and rejoiced in its busy use of string techniques such as sul ponticello, harmonics and pizzicato.
At the same time, this approach gave a welcome humanizing dimension to the Quartet's more experimental elements (its numerous sections of glissandi, sul ponticello bowings, and so forth).
Here, on the model of Liszt, Foerster casts the form of the sonata cycle into a single continuous work, employs unusual harmony full of chromaticism and surprises us with a dramatic section enhanced by tremolo or the use of sul ponticello.
A studious tracking of motives distinguished the Sarabande, while the cellist offered a fresh angle during each repeated section of the Bouree, using a touch of sul ponticello, or bowing near the bridge, to bring out harmonics.
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In the fair-copy score, events to be realized as harmonics are marked with diamonds, sul tasto events are marked st, sul ponticello events are marked SP, and col legno events are marked CL.
Certain mannerisms recurred - icy harmonics, juddering sul ponticello tremolandi - but more striking was the way the small form intensified each composer's individuality.
Slavicky makes good use of fast movement in the lower registers played sul ponticello, while Z.
Biscardi achieves this effect by writing simultaneously sounded unison pitches on different frets and strings for both guitars with contrasting timbres of sul ponticello or natural and artificial harmonics sounded against normally played notes.
The sharply delineated characterization of the earlier work is also found at the beginning of Symbiosis, however, where contrasts in performance technique articulate the differences; the violin plays sul ponticello while the double bass emphasizes harmonics and glissandos.
Chapter 6 (with the exception of a final section on improvisation that would more appropriately have been included in chapter 8) concerns "special effects": dynamics, harmonics, pizzicato, scordatura, con sordino, sul ponticello, vibrato, and portamento; of these, the last two differ from the others in that they are usually treated as ornaments in the methods.