(music) A note in string instrument musical notation indicating that the bow is to be used in the usual way, usually following a passage that is played pizzicato.
(music) To be played by plucking the strings instead of using the bow.
(music) A note that is played pizzicato
A direction to violinists to pluck the string with the finger, instead of using the bow. (Abrev. pizz.
(of instruments in the violin family) to be plucked with the finger
with a light plucking staccato sound
Pizzicato (, Italian: [pittsiˈkaːto]; translated as , and sometimes roughly as ) is a playing technique that involves plucking the strings of a string instrument. The exact technique varies somewhat depending on the type of instrument : On bowed string instruments it is a method of playing by plucking the strings with the fingers, rather than using the bow.