sordino

[ sawr-dee-noh; Italian sawr-dee-naw ]SEE DEFINITION OF sordino
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He was using a sordino and playing it very softly; but I was not mistaken.

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

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.

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