sostenuto pedal


noun Music.

a pedal on a grand piano that raises the dampers, allowing the tone to be sustained for those strings struck at the time the pedal is depressed.

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British Dictionary definitions for sostenuto pedal

sostenuto pedal

noun

another word for sustaining pedal
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