una corda


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u·na cor·da

 (o͞o′nə kôr′də)
adv. & adj. Music
With the soft pedal of the piano depressed. Used chiefly as a direction.

[Italian : una, one + corda, string (so called because depressing the soft pedal causes only one string to be struck of the two or three provided for each note).]

una corda

(ˈuːnə ˈkɔːdə)
adj, adv
(Music, other) music (of the piano) to be played with the soft pedal depressed
[Italian, literally: one string; the pedal moves the mechanism so that only one string of the three tuned to each note is struck by the hammer]

u•na cor•da

(ˈu nə ˈkɔr də, -dɑ)
adv., adj.
with the soft pedal depressed (a musical direction in piano playing).
[1840–50; < Italian]
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I place the foot pedal just to the left of the una corda pedal.
Veniva fatta passare una corda intorno al collo a modo di cappio, dopodiche la corda girava intorno alle mani legate dietro la schiena e scendeva fino ai piedi piegati all'indietro.