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PIZZICATO (from Ital. pizzicare, to p...

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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 691 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PIZZICATO (from Ital. pizzicare, to pluck or twitch), a term in music for a direction to the players of stringed instruments, that the passage so marked is to be played by plucking the strings with the fingers instead of using the bow.
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