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appoggiatura
appoggiatura (left) connected by a slur to a G note (right)

ap·pog·gia·tu·ra

 (ə-pŏj′ə-to͝or′ə)
n. Music
An embellishing note, usually one step above or below the note it precedes and indicated by a small note or special sign.

[Italian, from appoggiato, past participle of appoggiare, to lean on, from Vulgar Latin *appodiāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin podium, support (from Greek podion, base, from pous, pod-, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots).]

appoggiatura

(əˌpɒdʒəˈtʊərə)
n, pl -ras or -re (-rɛ)
(Classical Music) music an ornament consisting of a nonharmonic note (short or long) preceding a harmonic one either before or on the stress. See also acciaccatura2
[C18: from Italian, literally: a propping, from appoggiare to prop, support]

ap•pog•gia•tu•ra

(əˌpɒdʒ əˈtʊər ə, -ˈtyʊər ə)

n., pl. -ras.
an embellishing note falling on the beat and resolving to a main melodic note.
[1745–55; < Italian: act of propping]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.appoggiatura - an embellishing note usually written in smaller sizeappoggiatura - an embellishing note usually written in smaller size
musical note, note, tone - a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"
Translations
appogiature

appoggiatura

[əˌpɒdʒəˈtʊərə] N (appoggiaturas, appoggiature (pl)) [əˌpɒdʒəˈtʊəre]apoyatura f
References in periodicals archive ?
Mais le bel autrefois habite le present Le chevrefeuille nait du coeur des sepultures Et l'herbe se souvient au soir des vers luisants Ma memoire est un chant sans appoggiatures Un manege qui tourne avec ses chevaliers Et le refrain qu'il moud vient du cycle d'Arthur (325)
Ces appoggiatures doivent toujour participer du caractere de la musique a laquelle on les joint" (Montgeroult, Cours complet, vol.
La necessite de donner aux notes une valeur pour les faire entrer dans la mesure, enleverait aux Appoggiatures toute leur elegance, si on les jouait exactement dans les proportions ou elles sont ecrites" (Montgeroult, Cours complet 3: 204).