arpeggio

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Italian arpeggiare (to play a harp).

Noun[edit]

arpeggio (plural arpeggios)

  1. (music) The notes of a chord played individually instead of simultaneously, usually moving from lowest to highest.
    • 1956, Delano Ames, chapter 14, Crime out of Mind[1]:
      He struck the opening chords of the passage; but this time Irene's voice was silent. Victor stopped in the middle of an arpeggio.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

arpeggio m (plural arpeggi)

  1. arpeggio

Verb[edit]

arpeggio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of arpeggiare

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