Capo tasto

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Ca´po tas´to

1.(Music) A sort of bar or movable nut, attached to the finger board of a guitar or other fretted instrument for the purpose of raising uniformly the pitch of all the strings.
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Concerto for Horn Winds and Percussion; Capo Tasto Music 2007
Sunset Rag for Brass Quintet, Capo Tasto Music 2008
Bach--Air on the G String arranged for Horn Quartet, Capo Tasto Music 2007