Although the castrato Pier Francesco Tosi (1723) chides composers who provide the appoggiaturas
instead of leaving them to the singer, (4) his German translator, the Berlin court composer Johann Friedrich Agricola, adds a revealing comment in 1757: "It would seem almost necessary to invent warning signs showing where not to place them in order to restrain the appoggiatura
mania of the most recent Italian singers and instrumentalists.
Concluding the first section of Le Verbe is a final, expanded, b statement, in which the melodic appoggiatura
is extended by the addition of one measure at the beginning of the pattern: the descending pattern begins one full octave higher than usual, and concludes as it usually does.
5) Notice the emphasis given to the note D, not only as an appoggiatura
over the underlying Ab major chord but also as the highest and longest note of the phrase.
The people of this stanza--mother, children, the subject of the last sentence--are very different from the unsituated "they" of its beginning or from Everyman leaning, like an appoggiatura
, on the world.
Bach's rules for the duration of an appoggiatura
before a dotted note.
The descending semitone appoggiatura
C over A[sharp] in measure 4 creates the intervals of a whole step and then a half step.
The detailed information in the commentary may confuse in that some references to ossia staves seem actually to refer to bracketed appoggiaturas
in the 2004 edition, the brackets having disappeared in NBA rev.
is an accented passing note sung on the beat, in which it leans into the intended note.
To mention a few, what features of notation should be normalized and why; what is the true difference between appoggiatura
and acciaccatwra in this music or, generally speaking, how should ornaments be transcribed in modern notation; and what are the possibly different meanings of the wavy line used to notate portalo and the series of dotted notes joined by a slur.
, James Still; music: Michael Keck; dir: Risa Brainin.
So, using one of the characters in that play plus two others who are mentioned but not seen, he began sketching out Appoggiatura
, the story of three generations of an unconventional American family who, after losing someone close to them, attempt to heal their grief by taking a trip to Venice.
To take one musical example: by Bach's day the so-called "sigh motif"--usually a two-note descending melisma from a non-chord appoggiatura
to its resolution--had spread from its Italian roots across Europe, to become a universally recognized depiction of sadness or despair.