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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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The real difference from Ocean's 11 -- as already noted -- are the grace notes.
The multifaceted gems of Grace Notes, the exquisite re-invention of Greek myth in the sonnets of Mother Love, the troubling rapids of recent history in On the Bus with Rosa Parks, and the homage to America's kaleidoscopic cultural heritage in American Smooth all celebrate Dove's mastery of narrative context with lyrical finesse.
West's grasp of the rhythms and the grace notes of the Western idiom is undeniable, but he can't seem to find a story worth telling within it.
Her discreet questions, immersed in moments of inspired creation, are suspended on grace notes of memory.
"You have to fake the grace notes," he says, "sort of how you play on the Shofar.
When it comes to the restaurant, Grace notes, "When you enter, we have Korean telenovelas showing throughout the opening hours para ma-enjoy din ng mga tao 'yung mga latest offerings sa entertainment." And while people somehow think Korean food is more expensive, she insists, "'Yung sa amin, talagang sobrang mura talaga 'yung offerings namin sa menu." She adds, "It's notintimidating...
Scholars of literature in English redress that imbalance with essays on such matters as parabolic plots in his Lamb, musical style and identity in "My Dear Palestrina," violence and the traumatized subject in his screenplays of Cal (1983) and Lamb (1985), character and construction in his "troubles" stories The Great Profundo and Walking the Dog, his Grace Notes as a peace process novel, his fictional geographies, and the non-Irish in his fiction.
DUBLIN -- Ireland mourned the loss of its Nobel laureate poet, Seamus Heaney, with equal measures of poetry and pain Monday in a funeral full of grace notes and a final message from the great man himself: Don't be afraid.
Music fans will also appreciate the grace notes of Matthew Sigman's equally sophisticated feature account of a classical-music initiative that will nourish our stages in coming months ("Spring Fever," page 28).
An unusually idealised epic full of affecting gestures and grace notes. (cert 15, 2003) ....
Rich in landing, birds' parted grace notes in curtained leaf-light