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at the bridge


A directive to string musicians to perform the indicated passage with the bow at (over or near) the bridge of the instrument rather than in the usual position, which is between the fingerboard and the bridge.


Video example
Sharon Polifrone, Assistant Concertmaster, Lyric Opera Orchestra, Chicago, Illinois

See Also

[French] sur le chevalet
[French] près du chevalet
[French] contre le chevalet
[German] am Steg
[Italian] sul ponticello


Last Updated: 2016-04-29 19:55:30