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arpeggiation

(ɑːˌpɛdʒɪˈeɪʃən)
n
the writing, playing or singing of arpeggios
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When looking through this method, I was struck by the variety of accompaniment patterns: arpeggiation and syncopation, along with the appropriate styles for each pattern.
108, the subdominant triad reverses the arpeggiation with the third of the triad on the downbeat and the fifth on beat 2 (connected by a passing tone).
For instance, Damschroder's description of the opening A-major chord as "a slow ascending arpeggiation of tonic D's C#-EA" (p.
But, the 30-year-old London-raised songstress' three-month participation early this year in the sixth edition of the Chinese performing tilt 'Singer 2018,' where she was declared winner, revealed not just her prodigious ability to embellish her performances with soaring vocal arpeggiation and a healthy dose of melisma, but also her emotionally detached interpretations.
(59) As the district court characterized it, the rapid arpeggiation created a distinctive "high-pitched, whirling sound that captures the listener's attention and creates anticipation of what is to follow." (60) 100 Miles and Runnin' sampled a two-second segment from the solo, lowered its pitch, looped it for sixteen beats (approximately seven seconds), and inserted it at five different points throughout the song.
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.
As participants wave their hands in the air they can rearrange will.i.am's loops and samples, controlling the tone and arpeggiation. Justene Williams' created objects also 'shape' the music; the music in turn shapes the art, creating a completely unique and ever-evolving interactive work.
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.
We can hear our Webern example in this way as harmonically static, even though there is certainly more to its pitch organization than the elaborate "arpeggiation" of a few stationary chords.
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.
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. Each subsequent level elaborates and may even replicate the Ursatz until the composition itself is revealed.