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noun as in soft pedal


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A sordino, or pochette, by "Baptista Bressano," supposed to date from the end of the fifteenth century.

Another modification of tone is caused by placing a tiny instrument called a sordino, or mute, upon the bridge.

Con sordino and pizzicato passages occur as often for the cello as for the violin.

A sordino, or boat-shaped pochette; English, seventeenth century.

He was using a sordino and playing it very softly; but I was not mistaken.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sordino, such as: damper, muffler, mute pedal, noise queller, silencer, and sordine.

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