auxiliary note

Related to auxiliary note: passing note, passing tone

auxiliary note

n
(Music, other) music a nonharmonic note occurring between two harmonic notes
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There have been at least three interpretations of tremolo and its various abbreviations: a trill, either long or short, depending, always starting from the auxiliary note (Kirkpatrick); a mordent (Neumann); and a series of quick repeated notes (Barbara Sachs).

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