glissando


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glissando

1. a rapidly executed series of notes on the harp or piano, each note of which is discretely audible
2. a portamento, esp as executed on the violin, viola, etc.
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3) Registro de nova emissao da vogal /[epsilon]/ em glissando ascendente e descendente conforme descrito na primeira etapa.
The teacher leaves again and the students play glissandos nonstop until the entire class returns.
Puppet at entrance of Rubato ma glissando, Maison de I'Architecture, Paris, 2008.
En ese momento encontramos a [my] en su presentacion silabica siendo interrumpido por [pi] cada 2 y hasta 8 fusas, pues hay una linea que muestra un glissando fragmentado -o silabico(que viene de la ultima transformacion que sufrio [my] en A) al que se le interpolan notas mas oscuras -es decir lo que representa [pi]-.
Some call it a Gregorian glissando, a numeric quirk in the Western calender.
Today his definition of a "blue" note still proves instructive, as does his outlining of the basic elements of jazz (syncopation, improvisation, drums, rhythm, blue note [off notes, glissando, slur], and tone color).
From a deft handling of the intro, "Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd," she swings into a long glissando line with "swing your razor wide, Sweeney / Hold it to the sky.
This is achieved by a single continuous movement (though not in a straight line), a glissando on the rate at which pulses are generated.
Technically, this work features alternating hand passages, leaps, and a glissando, as well as passages requiring control of melody and counterpoint within the same hand.
When the solo violin sizzles through a glissando, a dancer spins through a series of barrel turns.
In the opening to George Gershwin's jazzy orchestral piece, "Rhapsody in Blue," the clarinet's smooth, sexy glissando up from that first note brings goose bumps to many concertgoers.
In addition to pure pristine recordings of each note and a full range of harp articulations, new technologies allow for advanced glissando emulation, sampled acoustic spaces, and much more.