DOUBLE STOP: Playing two notes at once on a stringed/bowed instrument.
*One of the first recorded printings of double stop notation is credited to Carlo Farina in his work Capriccio Stravagante from 1627. That's 389 years ago, or 15 generations ago. Maybe your great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandparents knew Carlo! (that's 13 greats). You can try to find out. He was born in Mantua Northern Italy.
Capriccio (italian): usually fairly free in form and of a lively character.
Stravagante (italian): eccentric or outlandish
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