grace note

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Synonyms for grace note

an embellishing note usually written in smaller size

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After its completion, Stockhausen retained identical note values from the Final Rhythm Matrix when he composed the pitch realizations for fragments 1-16 and 18-19 without grace note groups.
20) Grace notes can, of course, also provide accentuation on important notes.
Rebecca Meredith's "Airborne" catches that one grace note of love between a girl and her father dancing to a Fats Domino's record "Walkin' to New Orleans": "and the air won't hold what it used to.
The Keaheys handle most of the note discrepancies and inconsistencies well in the edition, although the treatment of accidentals is occasionally clumsy due to an overzealous concern to eradicate cross relations (the C# grace note preceding the B[?
No wonder the loss of public trust has become almost unmentionable in our public discourse, except as a grace note.
The award-winning fabrics are Una, a solid-color unique knit fabric with a smooth matte finish designed by Suzanne Tick; Arras, a large-scale tapestry that is both organic and geometric, designed by Kathrin Hagge; and Fishnet and Grace Note, designed by Suzanne Tick and Sarah Baker, respectively, which are a pair of net-like Trevira drapery fabrics of contrasting scales.
Sherman has eliminated the slick jokiness that seduced Broadway audiences in the earliest scenes of his play but has thankfully kept much of the unexpected humor that lends a grace note of absurdity to the camp sections.
And it adds to our lives immeasurably, like the grace note that embellishes a piece of music without interrupting its essential harmony.
More to the point, it downgrades the serious charge of and-Semitism to a mere grace note of propaganda.
In the evening, the practice gym of the university also featured the bands Callalily, Moonstar 88, 6 Cycle Mind, and Grace Note.
Instead, the six big new abstract paintings served up basics--Reed's slithering painterly gesturalism, complemented by deft variations of format and palette, and the occasional comic grace note.
And if the role adds anything to Monteith's legacy, it will be a sad grace note indicating that the star was both able and willing to expand his acting parameters, even if one must wade through this piffle to witness it.