con sordino


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con sordino

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(Classical Music) music See sordino3

con sordino

with a mute attached to the instrument
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Earlier in the decade she won an award for the drama of lies and infidelities, Con Sordino.
Piano and violin, con sordino, set the midnight scene for the poet to finish his letter.
The piece's third movement is a gem among Dvorak's quartet works and the ensemble duly deliver this nocturne con sordino in an atmosphere akin to the discrete grief of Stabat Mater as a reminiscence that is not uttered aloud (the wonderful trio of violins and viola).
Ghost Time," which closed with a 12-tone, Schoenbergian progression, was followed by Lehman's "After Meaning," in which Lehman's sax made buttery sounds evoking David Oistrakh on violin con sordino.
20) The oboes, along with all the other instruments of the orchestra, are marked con sordino in the |Crucifixus' of the Credo a quattro concertato by Baldassare Galuppi.
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.
One of Schneider's especially questionable editorial practices is his replacement of con sordino ("with mute") in the horns with bouche ("stopped" with the hand), although he retains senza sordino in all cases but one.
Found in all of the sources save the first edition, the con sordino direction in horns, trumpets, and timpani is striking to the eye and, as Hogwood demonstrates, effective in performance of this remarkable passage.