legno (It.). Wood. col legno, ‘with the wood’, i.e. in str. playing, tapping the str. with the stick of the bow instead of using the hair, thus producing a rather bizarre sound as in finale of Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique. Bacchetta di legno, wooden-headed drumstick, strumenti (stromenti) di legno, woodwind instrs.
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