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Abzug(i) (from Ger. abziehen: ‘to draw off’, ‘to divert’)locked

  • James Tyler

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A tuning indication (im Abzug) found in 16th-century German lute tablatures. It directs the player to lower the pitch of the lute’s sixth course by one whole tone from its normal tuning. (See Cordes avallées and Scordatura, §4.)

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