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Am steg

Definition and background:

A directive to string players to play a particular passage very near, or directly on top the bridge. (Ger) at the bridge; i.e., playing a bowed string instrument near its bridge, which produces a heavier, stronger tone (see sul ponticello in this list)

For more information on the music term "Am steg" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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