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violoncello (It., usually abbreviated to ‘cello’ Ger. Violoncell; Fr. violoncelle). Bowed 4-str. instr., one of violin family, originating in early 16th cent. Played between performer's knees. Tuned to C G d a; compass of over 3 octaves. All sym. orchs. contain vc. section, and one vc. is part of every str. qt. Noble sound of instr. has been well catered for in concs., those by Dvořák and Elgar in particular exploiting its expressive capabilities to the full.

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violoncello

vi·o·lon·cel·lo / ˌvīələnˈchelō; ˌvē-/ • n. formal term for cello. DERIVATIVES: vi·o·lon·cel·list / chelist/ n.

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violoncello

violoncello XVIII. — It., dim. of violene double-bass viol; abbrev. CELLO.

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violoncello

violoncello: see violin.

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violoncello

violoncello See cello

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violoncello

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