- (of a performance with a stringed instrument) playing each note staccato by bouncing the bow on the strings.
- in a saltando manner.
Also sal·ta·to [sahl-tah-toh] /sɑlˈtɑ toʊ/.
Origin of saltando
< Italian, gerund of saltare to jump < Latin saltāre to dance, leap; see saltant
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