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.
After approximately 3 minutes of constant glissandos, they start playing Twinkle Twinkle little star.
The topics include his wind glissando writing, Synphai and the Olympian piano, Persephassa and the percussions of Strasbourg, second generation interpretation of his string quartets, conducting and playing his orchestral music, and interpreting his electro-acoustic La Lende d'Eer.
Deer House's glissando of war-scarred fact and fairy-tale fiction was inspired by a real event: In 2001, while Needcompany was on tour in France, one of its dancers, Tijen Lawton, learned that her half-brother, a journalist, had been killed in Kosovo.
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My spirit wilts at yet another chitarrone glissando indicating yet another verse of the aria.
Puppet at entrance of Rubato ma glissando, Maison de I'Architecture, Paris, 2008.
. Glissade and glissando. Steps into the giddy: when all the stars came
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).
The bittersweet tone of "Glissando," with fine thesping found in offbeat desert locations, makes it a small gem deserving wider exposure.