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arpeggio

1. a chord whose notes are played in rapid succession rather than simultaneously
2. an ascending and descending figuration used in practising the piano, voice, etc.
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In so far as the chromatic progression through natural to sharp seventh allows one to see the natural seventh as melodically essential to the bass arpeggiation of these modes (as the fifth of the mediant or the third of the dominant), Burns's conception does reveal something of the modal character; however, it is again rather strange from a contrapuntal standpoint.
Only when the orchestra begins does the arpeggiation subside to chordal texture in anticipation of the entrance of the voice.
The chapters that follow address the specific practices of playing one hand after the other (dislocation), unnotated arpeggiation, metrical rubato and other forms of rhythmic alteration, and tempo modification.
It rests largely on the nature of the variants that exist in other works contained in the source (15 preludes and 42 fugues from the '48' and some Handel pieces), in which Brokaw notes the scribe's 'intense dislike' of repeated notes, arpeggiation and improvisatory ornamentation.
He then shows the arpeggiation of symmetrical proportions, Example 11, and demonstrates various techniques of linkage where the outer pitches of symmetries are exchanged with the inner pitches of others, Examples 12-14.
24, in G major, features mysterious harmonies in B[flat] minor in the central Andante, and, late in the opening Allegro, innovative solo figurations in imitation of violin arpeggiation across three strings.
The piano parts reveal a fondness for simple arpeggiation that often continues in repetition up two or more octaves.
Pedal then can be added, experimenting with various depths and lengths: a shallow pedal can allow for some of the sound to remain, but remove the bulk of it, while a flutter pedal, rapidly vibrating the pedal gradually allowing the dampers to clear the strings, can be very effective in eliminating accumulated sound particularly in cases of repeated chords, dense arpeggiation or the fatal combination of fast figuration and slow-moving harmonic rhythm.
Bach's four-harpsichord concerto BWV 1065), the incipit now shows the four violins on four staves to clarify differences of articulation: Violino 1: triple stops to indicate arpeggiation "beaten in biscrome"; Violino 2: "sempre legato" with a single slur on the first three of every four-sixteenth-note pair; Viola: "sempre sciolto," with staccato marks on every note; and Violoncello: "sempre legato" with running sixteenth-notes slurred two in every beamed group.
The gestural patterns characteristic of especially the later, percussion-based works - which most often take the form of short reiterated figures involving a particular mallet pattern (on the percussion) or arpeggiation pattern (on the strings) that stays constant as it is applied to different blocks or strings (i.
Furthermore, each |O Teseo' invocation can be easily heard as outlining the arpeggiation f'-a'-d", as if to reverse the pathetic downward leap d"-f' that marked the separation of |Lasciatemi' from |morire' (ex.
A rolled chord follows this section to begin the final stanza, where the low arpeggiation that gives the song its dark quality continues, but gradually ascends into the treble clef for the words "that highest pleasure, but the wind did not carry the words.