tremolo

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English[edit]

tremolo notation

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian tremolo, first-person present indicative of tremolare (to shake). Origin: 1715-25.

Noun[edit]

tremolo (plural tremolos)

  1. (music) A rapid repetition of the same note, or an alternation between two or more notes. It can also be intended to mean a rapid and repetitive variation in pitch for the duration of a note. It is notated by a strong diagonal bar across the note stem, or a detached bar for a set of notes (or stemless notes).

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Verb[edit]

tremolo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of tremolar

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tremolo (plural tremoli)

  1. tremolo

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Verb[edit]

tremolo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tremolare