arpeggiation


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arpeggiation

(ɑːˌpɛdʒɪˈeɪʃən)
n
the writing, playing or singing of arpeggios
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The first level, or Ursatz, unfolds the tonic triad contrapuntally in the top voice by stepwise descent and harmonically in the bass by a three-part triadic arpeggiation.
The musical styles range from impressionistic to improvisation over a walking octave bass to Chopin-like arpeggiation to open chords to running eighth notes.
The two-octave passage labeled C, presents a florid mixture of ascending and descending intervals, all anchored by a bass pedal, and rapid arpeggiation, drafted under the heading D, races towards a fermata climax.
am's loops and samples, controlling the tone and arpeggiation.
209 with the driving arpeggiation of the tonic concert E-Major chord, a figure common in virtuosic vocal passages.
2) is an extravagant arpeggiation spanning a minor thirteenth--a gesture operatic enough in its proportions to incite recomposition at the hand of later copyists.
The first section opens with the 'Primal cell' (which is an arpeggiation of the 'Vertigo' chord minus A) played by frenzied strings and winds in 'vertiginous' contrary motion (which will evolve into the counterdirectional harp glissandi that accompany Scottie's attacks of acrophobia).
The Walsh Anonymous are certainly for harpsichord--see the range of the left hand, the written-out arpeggiation of chords with built-in `over-legato', and the nature of the writing in general.
For example, in "Letzte Hoffnung," a deep-level arpeggiation of the song's major-mode tonic (El[flat]major; mm.
Prior to the entry of the vocal line, the forte accented arpeggiation of the tonic chord is replaced by a pizzicato, pianissimo in the strings, doubled by the lower woodwind and brass.
This re-entrant tuning actually allows for some special effects, notably in arpeggiation (the most distinctive technical device for the chitarrone player), but also in the possibilities for unusual dissonance.