bichord

bichord

(ˈbaɪˌkɔːd)
adj
(Music, other) (of a musical instrument) having two strings for one note
Translations
bicordo
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They retain bichord brass scaling and their actions are closely modelled on the second Cristofori action design.
Once the string lengths are fixed, calculation of tensions strongly suggests that, in order to achieve enough 'weight' without resorting to wound strings, the pedal-department should be triple-strung, not bichord (this is what Schmid did on his c.
At the beginning of S6, as well as in S10 and many other passages, one hears equally spaced repeating patterns of spectra chords, almost always echoed by similarly repeated bichords in the violin part.