tremolando

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tremolando

(ˌtrɛməˈlændəʊ) music
adj
(Classical Music) (of a piece of music) to be played with tremulous effect
adv
(Classical Music) with tremulous effect
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Certain mannerisms recurred - icy harmonics, juddering sul ponticello tremolandi - but more striking was the way the small form intensified each composer's individuality.
Those special effects of pizzicato, tremolandi, harmonics and an array of others were present and correct.
The music gradually accelerates, climaxing in a furious outburst of sixteenth notes and tremolandi, before subsiding and returning to the opening material.
Spontaneously, Elgar set these words to music, a dramatic phrase involving a descending minor ninth over excitable tremolandi in the accompaniment, with i a crashing downward flourish.
For the experimental textures of the three sonatas of the Opus 31 set, Schiff plumped for the perfectly proportioned dynamics and pedal colours of a BUsendorfer, an ideal vehicle to reveal how, with their cross-hand techniques, use of tremolandi and recourse to operatic devices, these powerful works push the resources of Beethoven's contemporary piano to their limits and beyond.