The side of the body that is to the east when facing north. This term is commonly used in keyboard music to indicate the desired hand to perform a specific passage.

Also [Eng.] right; [Fr.] droite; [Ger.] rechte; [It.] destra; [It.] destro.

See also [Eng.] right hand; [Fr.] main droite; [Ger.] rechte Hand; [It.] mano destra; [It.] colla destra; [It.] col destra; [Abbr.] R.H.; [Abbr.] M.d.; [Abbr.] C.d.

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