timpani or kettledrums (German)
bells or chimes (German)
snare drum (German)
bass drum (German)
gong or tam-tam (French and italian)
gong or tam-tam (German)
slapstick or whip (German)
double bass (German)
At the bridge of a stringed instrument (German)
With the bow (Italian)
With the bow (German)
With the stick of the bow (Italian)
Pluck string(s) with finger(s) (Italian)
On the fingerboard (Italian)
sur la touche
On the fingerboard (French)
sur une corde
Play on one string (French)
Played with separate bows; in a very rapid detache, the bow bounces (spiccato) from the string.
Notes under the slur are played with one bow direction. bow pressure is released slightly to make a subtle articulation of each tone.
Heavy accent with clear separation between notes.
A smooth, short slide leading to a note.
Bouncing bow. Bow leaves the string between notes.