arpeggione definition

  • noun:
    • A six-stringed musical instrument regarding the nineteenth century, fretted and tuned like a guitar but bowed like a cello.
    • a little six-stringed violoncello, invented by Staufer of Vienna in 1823, having a body shaped notably like this of a guitar: thus also called guitar-violoncello.
    • A six-stringed drum regarding the nineteenth century, fretted and tuned like a guitar but bowed like a cello.
    • a tiny six-stringed violoncello, designed by Staufer of Vienna in 1823, having a body shaped significantly that way of a guitar: thus also called guitar-violoncello.

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