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tr.v. ar·peg·gi·at·ed, ar·peg·gi·at·ing, ar·peg·gi·ates
1. To play or sing (a chord) in arpeggio.
2. To represent (the tones of a chord) as separate notes, as on a staff.

ar·peg′gi·a′tor n.


vb (tr)
to play an arpeggioto represent (a chord) as separate notes on a score
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These measures transition to the dominant (C major), which impels the song forward into an F minor restatement of the opening text in new music, accompanied by the return of anxiously flowing arpeggiations of the harp.
Suggested fingerings for navigating widely spaced arpeggiations could have been helpful for pianists with small hands.
98 with a more developed point of imitation before the solid chordal finish and the instrumental postlude of six measures of dotted arpeggiations.
Heard in context, the (F, E) dyad in A22 in measure 66 resonates with the recent arpeggiations from F up to E in F2 and F3 (measures 50 and 59, respectively), and <EF> oscillations in G2 and G3 (measures 60 and 64).
He represents this graphically by means of an uncannily, even provocatively, Schenkerian notation: the pitches of the melody are written out arhythmically and with stem and slur notation; row forms are identified below; and 'deep'-level arpeggiations of the diminished seventh are written out as putative 'background'.
Most interesting is the Chromatic Fantasia, where Booth has an exceedingly beautiful pattern for the arpeggiations.
In some cases, such doubling involves subtle rhythmic variations and arpeggiations of harmonies present in the piano.
The accompaniments use some dotted rhythms and arpeggiations.
By contrast, in the ensuing section, a contrapuntal texture emerges extremely gradually in the quartet of winds, beginning from unmetered individual notes - a "distant peal of bells, very quiet" - that themselves emerge as resonant afterimages from quiet piano arpeggiations.
The patterns in a melodic line may consist of segments that look and sound like fragments of "scales" or like arpeggiations of chords.
The sixteenth-note arpeggiations requires a steady and even touch in addition to bringing out the melody, which shifts from the thumb to the fifth finger in the left hand.
The accompaniment is typically Garcia--a thin texture created by simple arpeggiations.