arpeggio definition

  • noun:
    • The sounding of this tones of a chord in rapid succession in place of simultaneously.
    • A chord played or sung in this way.
    • The notes of a chord played independently instead of at the same time, generally moving from least expensive to greatest.
    • producing the tones of a chord in fast succession, as with playing the harp, and not at the same time; a-strain thus played.
    • The sounding regarding the records of an instrumental chord in quick succession, either up or (rarely) downward, as in harp-playing, in place of at the same time.
    • A chord therefore seemed; a broken chord. Sometimes written harpeggio.
    • a chord whose records tend to be played in fast succession as opposed to at the same time
    • The sounding for the shades of a chord in rapid succession instead of simultaneously.
    • A chord played or sung in this way.
    • The notes of a chord played individually as opposed to simultaneously, usually going from least expensive to greatest.
    • The production of the tones of a chord in quick succession, like in playing the harp, and not simultaneously; a-strain hence played.
    • The sounding of the notes of an instrumental chord in fast succession, either up or (rarely) downward, such as harp-playing, in place of simultaneously.
    • A chord hence sounded; a broken chord. Often written harpeggio.
    • a chord whose records are played in rapid succession without simultaneously

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