spiccato
I. adjective Etymology: Italian, past participle of spiccare to detach, pick off Date: circa 1724 performed with a slight lifting of the bow after each note — used as a direction in music II. noun (plural -tos) Date: circa 1903 a spiccato technique, performance, or passage

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  • Spiccato — is a bowing technique for stringed instruments in which the bow bounces lightly upon the string. Eytmology: spiccato is the past participle of the Italian verb spiccare , meaning to separate. Technique:The bow is held a short distance above the… …   Wikipedia

  • spiccato — ● spiccato adverbe (italien spiccato, détaché) Terme d interprétation propre aux instruments à cordes frottées, indiquant qu il faut détacher les notes. ⇒SPICCATO, adv. et subst. masc. MUS. ,,Dans le jeu du violon, sorte de sautillé consistant à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • spiccato — SPICCÁTO adv. (Indică modul de executare a unei bucăţi muzicale la instrumentele cu coarde) În mod sacadat, prin desprinderea arcuşului de coarde după fiecare notă executată. – cuv. it. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  spiccáto …   Dicționar Român

  • Spiccato — Spiccato. El spiccato es una técnica musical en la que el arco se desplaza por la cuerda haciendo pequeños saltos en ésta. La mano derecha debe dejar cierta libertad al arco para que éste se mueva saltando de una manera espontánea, pero siempre… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Spiccato — Spic*ca to, a. [It., p. p. of spicare to detach, to separate.] (Mus.) Detached; separated; a term indicating that every note is to be performed in a distinct and pointed manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spiccāto — (ital.), deutlich, vernehmlich; beim Singen die deutliche Aussprache …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Spiccāto — (ital.), deutlich gesondert, eine musikalische Vortragsbezeichnung, besonders für Violine (vgl. Pikieren) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Spiccato — Spiccato, ital., vernehmlich ausgesprochen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • spiccato — agg. [part. pass. di spiccare ]. 1. a. [di fiore, frutto e sim., che è stato separato da dove era attaccato: frutta appena s. dall albero ] ▶◀ colto, raccolto, staccato. ◀▶ appiccato (a), attaccato (a). b. (giur., comm.) [di mandato, fattura,… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • spiccato — (izg. spikȃto) pril. DEFINICIJA glazb. vrsta poteza gudalom za sviranje čime se izvode međusobno odvojeni uzastopni tonovi ETIMOLOGIJA tal …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • spiccato — [spi kät′ō] adj. [It, pp. of spiccare, to detach] Musical Direction played with the bow wrist relaxed so that the bow of the violin, viola, etc. rebounds rapidly between notes …   English World dictionary

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