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a musical notation (over a note or chord or rest) that indicates it is to be prolonged by an unspecified amount

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(music) a prolongation of unspecified length on a note or chord or rest

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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.
3) Roberto Di Quirico, "La democrazia si e fermata a Bucarest.
Nicholson Baker has made a reputation on the experimental edge of fiction, and he's never shied away from the controversy that his novels generate: witness his take on phone sex in Vox or the "chronanisms" of an oversexed office temp in The Fermata.
And when she came to it, she wanted to hold this note like a fermata , and I presume that when they rehearsed it, when they did it in other circumstances, she was supposed just to pass this note and go down.
Si e presi di colpo dal batlito, fermata della sorpresa, dello sbalordimeto.
I tell my students to think of a suspension as a musical fermata or an ellipsis at the end of a sentence, never a period.
The Littluns and the Book of Darkness will entertain audiences of all ages with its fast paced, intriguing storyline and elaborate illustrated life of the Littluns world in the Hollow Hills of the land, Terra Fermata.
One of the most effective kinds of segmental discontinuity is the prolongation of a phoneme or of a syllable at the end of an utterance, arousing (very much like fermata in music) a sense of stability and lack of forward motion.
But the truce--a welcome fermata in the symphony of destruction--illustrated a timeless truth of the nature of the human soul as designed by its Creator.
non mi piacendo la favola 9ia fermata per piu rispetti .
While it's a relief to see Baker getting away from the fussbudget pornography of his recent novels Vox and The Fermata, his genius for passionately detailed, morally complex descriptive writing rarely appears in this jeremiad.
Play all the chords slowly and the runs fast, and pause a little at each fermata.
Salzburg will surely sit up at Rattle's no-holds-barred opening to the Fifth Symphony, one-in-a-bar and with not much of a a pause on the first fermata .
The lobby area was a dynamic landscape that housed the Fermata and BLINK installations, instantly engaging guests as they arrived.