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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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.
Grace Note is best known as the dam of King George winner Belmez, later a dreadful sire, but Debussy's dam Opera Comique was also no slouch, running third in the Group 3 Park Stakes.
As if offering a grace note to the symphony of horrors that would unfold on that terrible day, Ayers declared: "I don't regret setting bombs.
As a grace note, he even served as an ambassador to the Court of St.
Wearing come-hither names like Provencal Vert, these lighter shades of green offered buyers a grace note of summer color to punctuate assortments.
And there's an unusual thing outside the syntax of the phrase, whether it's a grace note or a little pocket of information.
But, he adds, `occasionally a grace note sounds, high, lilting, ethereal, to interrupt the monotonous background growl of ungrace'.
Her thought provides a grace note to our understanding of the Renaissance.
The fact that one of the grace notes in Example 9 is slurred to another note, while the second grace note in this fragment has no slur and occupies a more remote register than the note that follows it, was not determined by instructions within the Composite Element Matrix, which only indicated the presence of two grace notes.
Cassis, wood smoke and mocha chime in soon after the first burst of fruit, along with a touch of clove and a lightly oaky grace note.
In contrast to these small quarter notes, the small sixteenth note at the beginning of the penultimate measure is a grace note because it does not alter the rhythmic position of its main note when executed.
The film's one grace note comes near the end when Winona Ryder, seen fleetingly throughout the movie as a flimsy femme fatale character, is given the opportunity to demonstrate why she remains a welcome presence on the screen.