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[Eng.]


An ornament that consists of rapid alternation between one tone and another tone either a step or a semitone away from the first tone.


SUGGESTED LISTENING EXAMPLES:

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35, I (cadenza, conclusion)
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 3, Track 25
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467, II (piano entrance)
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 1, Track 4
Ravel: Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra (orchestral entrance)
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 1, Track 59

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