grace note


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grace note

Music a note printed in small type to indicate that it is melodically and harmonically nonessential
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In an effort to translate this into modern notation, the Keaheys reduce these to two types: the appoggiatura, generally given as half the value of the following note; and the grace note with slash, which the Keaheys call an acciaccatura.
However, reviewers deemed these concerns trifling given the wonderful, even exuberant, tale he relates--"a grace note written near the end of his life" (Los Angeles Times)--and a gift to readers everywhere.
That said, Geoffrey Hartman's collection, with its deliberately representative nature, showing the variety of literary and cultural concerns addressed over forty years, may add at least a grace note to Hartman's significant body of work.
Every once in a while, I experience a grace note in my life -- something I have the wisdom to recognize at the time as extraordinary and powerful and full of delight.
And it adds to our lives immeasurably, like the grace note that embellishes a piece of music without interrupting its essential harmony.
The book includes only one type of ornamentation, a short chromatic grace note played before the principal note.
That view is far from unanimous, but let's accept it for the sake of argument: Even so, a recursion to nineteenth-century academicism, whether in quality of finish or in the principle of emulating the old masters, would still seem a weak grace note to the adventurous and rigorous life that painting led in the twentieth century.
Like the inadvertent death that closes Branded to Kill on a spastic grace note, Story of a Prostitute's randomness masks great passion.
Intelligent repeats, grace note and other music-spacing improvements, expanded Setup Wizard, new TG Tools plug-ins, transportable staff lists, the ability to record continuous data in HyperScribe(R), and third-party sound font support are among the many other new features.
In another grace note to its burgeoning wine business, Hong Kong is uncorking benefits for other businesses such as catering, tourism and warehousing.
features one final white-knuckle battle and one final lovely grace note.
The grace note is that in the middle of all this devastation we still have people contributing to the culture.