tremolando

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian tremolando

Noun[edit]

tremolando (plural tremolandos or tremolandi)

  1. (music) A tremolo section of a piece.
    • 2007, January 24, “Allan Kozinn”, in Returning to New York, Forcefully[1]:
      [] Mr. Osorio offered Albéniz’s “Suite Española” No. 1 in a reading notable for its high-energy performances of “Granada,” with its lilting melody weaving through guitarlike figuration, and “Asturias,” in which a serpentine theme is wrapped in a hypnotic tremolando figure.
    • 2011, Eric Sams, The Songs of Hugo Wolf, →ISBN:
      Wolf's own Wagner paraphrases (c. 1882) often presage the pianoparts of his later songs,both in their part-writing and intheir transcriptionof orchestral effects such asstring runsor tremolandos.
    • 2017, Janet K. Halfyard, Berio's Sequenzas: Essays on Performance, Composition and Analysis, →ISBN:
      The characteristic surface element of the dense tremolandi is immediately projected into the ensemble and conditions all the different means of sound production available, including the unpitched sound of the tam-tam.

Adverb[edit]

tremolando (not comparable)

  1. (music) Played with a tremolo effect.

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

tremolando

  1. gerund of tremolare

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

tremolando

  1. Adverbial present participle of tremolar.