arpeggio

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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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The musical references here are excellent, although a clearer example of the stile braise--too often confused with simple arpeggiation by students and others unfamiliar with the lute music of the period--would have enhanced the discussion.
This in turn would intensify the contrast between the Allemande and the following variation (double), which, following Niedt, is comprised almost entirely of arpeggiation in steady sixteenths.
160 (except for the harp's rising arpeggiation marked crescendo in mm.
The violin begins by fixating on the pitch classes A, D[sharp] and E, though its pitch vocabulary soon expands; the lower three strings have, for nearly the entire movement, a collection of only four pitch classes: A[flat], C, D, and E[flat], so that the accompaniment is basically just an arpeggiation of this collection, producing an unchanging supporting harmony.
Suggested fingerings for navigating widely spaced arpeggiations could have been helpful for pianists with small hands.
The accompaniments use some dotted rhythms and arpeggiations.
The sixteenth-note arpeggiations requires a steady and even touch in addition to bringing out the melody, which shifts from the thumb to the fifth finger in the left hand.
Dedicated to Miss Julia Safford, it features an improvisatory-like opening, unrelated to the actual material to come and then the remainder of the piece is the melody embellished with arpeggiations and jump-bass chords.