fingering


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fin·ger·ing

 (fĭng′gər-ĭng)
n.
1. The technique used in playing a musical instrument with the fingers.
2. The indication on a musical score of which fingers are to be used in playing.

fingering

(ˈfɪŋɡərɪŋ)
n
1. (Music, other) the technique or art of using one's fingers in playing a musical instrument, esp the piano
2. (Music, other) the numerals in a musical part indicating this

fingering

(ˈfɪŋɡərɪŋ)
n
(Knitting & Sewing) fine wool for knitting
[C17: from earlier fingram, perhaps from Old French fin grain fine grain]

fin•ger•ing

(ˈfɪŋ gər ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of a person who fingers.
2.
a. the action or method of using the fingers in playing on an instrument.
b. the indication of the way the fingers are to be used in performing a piece of music.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fingering - the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
musical performance - the act of performing music
locating, positioning, emplacement, location, placement, position - the act of putting something in a certain place
2.fingering - touching something with the fingers
touching, touch - the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"
Translations

fingering

[ˈfɪŋgərɪŋ] N (Mus) → digitación f

fingering

[ˈfɪŋgərɪŋ] n (MUSIC)doigté m

fingering

n
(Mus, in the notation) → Fingersatz m; (of keys, strings)(Finger)technik f; the fingering is very difficultdie Griffe sind sehr schwierig
(of goods in shop etc)Anfassen nt, → Berühren nt; (= toying, meddling)Befingern nt (→ of, with +gen), → Herumfingern nt (→ of, with an +dat)
(Tex) → Strumpfwolle f
References in periodicals archive ?
The Art of Piano Fingering, Traditional, Advanced and Innovative (e-book), by Rami Bar-Niv.
However, in a number of other situations I've been able to discern an accessory to the crime: an editor's fingering (here's the "ink on a page") near the beginning of a passage suckered me into creating a series of subsequent fingerings, which were close to unplayable.
Grouping Fingers and Keys: A Visual Approach to Fingering Scales and Arpeggios, by Rosalie Gregory.
A Good fingering practices grow through habit and careful work over a period of months and years.
488, Piano Reduction--HN 767, by Ernst-Gunter Heinemann; Piano Reduction and fingering by Andras Schiff; Candenza by the composer.
Finger positions can be marked for the suggested fingering of the chord.
The fingering chart provided on page 111 fails to identify the minor scale form being illustrated.