with the soft pedal depressed (a musical direction in piano playing).
- Compare tre corde.
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How to use una corda in a sentence
The closing measures, una corda and dolcissimo, afford a reminiscence of the haunting appeal of the chief melody.Music: An Art and a Language | Walter Raymond Spalding
A beautiful contrast may be made by playing the section in F major with the "una corda" pedal throughout.Music: An Art and a Language | Walter Raymond Spalding
British Dictionary definitions for una corda
music (of the piano) to be played with the soft pedal depressed
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