fingerboard : Definition, Usages, News and More
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n a guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index finger
n a bank of keys on a musical instrument
n a narrow strip of wood on the neck of some stringed instruments (violin or cello or guitar etc) where the strings are held against the wood with the fingers
Because it is played by running one finger up and down a free fingerboard, tones are produced strictly by finesse of touch, not by mechanical means.
For his scientific cello he mounted a conventional fingerboard and electrified bridge on a heavy wooden frame and stood the whole thing on a metal peg leg.
Fans took to Yepes' theme song to Rene Clement's Forbidden Games (1951), but his peers never accepted his 10-stringed fingerboard--despite the enhanced resonance under his deft .
News & Articles
1 Seriously Injured In Frederick Co. Crash Police say at least one person was seriously injured in a fuel truck vs. car crash on Fingerboard Road and Maryland Manor Drive in Frederick County.
June 25, 2013 - WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.