ostinato definition

  • noun:
    • A short melody or design that's continuously repeated, typically in the same part within same pitch.
    • a bit of melody, a chord progression, or a bass figure which repeated over-and-over as a musical accompaniment.
    • a musical expression duplicated repeatedly during a composition

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