double mordent


double mordent
n.

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • double mordent — n. MORDENT …   English World dictionary

  • double mordent — noun : a melodic ornamentation consisting of four grace notes or tones preceding a principal note or tone and executed by a rapid alternation of a principal tone with its lower auxiliary tone …   Useful english dictionary

  • mordent — [môr′dənt] n. [Ger < It mordente, prp. of mordere < L, to bite: see MORDANT] Music an ornament made by a single rapid alternation of a principal tone with a subsidiary tone a half step or whole step below: in a double mordent there are two… …   English World dictionary

  • mordent — /mawr dnt/, n. Music. 1. a melodic embellishment consisting of a rapid alternation of a principal tone with the tone a half or a whole step below it, called single or short when the auxiliary tone occurs once and double or long when this occurs… …   Universalium

  • mordent — mor•dent [[t]ˈmɔr dnt[/t]] n. mad a melodic embellishment consisting of a rapid alternation of a principal tone with the tone a half or a whole step below it, called single or short when the auxiliary tone occurs once and double or long when this …   From formal English to slang

  • mordent — /ˈmɔdnt / (say mawdnt) noun 1. a melodic embellishment consisting of a rapid alternation of a principal note with a supplementary note a semitone below it, called single or short when the supplementary note occurs only once, and double or long… …   Australian English dictionary

  • List of musical symbols — Modern musical symbols are the marks and symbols that are widely used in musical scores of all styles and instruments today. This is intended to be a comprehensive guide to the various symbols encountered in modern musical notation. Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • Ornament (music) — An extreme example of ornamentation as a fioritura from Chopin s Nocturne in D flat major. In music, ornaments or embellishments are musical flourishes that are not necessary to carry the overall line of the melody (or harmony), but serve instead …   Wikipedia

  • mordre — [ mɔrdr ] v. <conjug. : 41> • 1080; lat. mordere I ♦ V. tr. 1 ♦ Saisir et serrer avec les dents de manière à blesser, à entamer, à retenir. ⇒ croquer, déchiqueter, mâchonner, mordiller; morsure. Son chien a mordu le facteur. Mordre qqn à la …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Carantec — 48° 40′ 07″ N 3° 54′ 45″ W / 48.668611, 3.9125 …   Wikipédia en Français