acciaccatura

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Synonyms for acciaccatura

an embellishing note usually written in smaller size

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He plays all petites notes as short acciaccaturas, since that is how Rubio has transcribed them; but most should be appoggiaturas.
In the third section, the 'passing seventh' g' on the second and third quavers of bar 188 is still an a' in the early version, and whereas in the later version most of the acciaccaturas in bars 189-91 are chromatic, in the earliest version most are not.
The session is not optional-"and although we are no better for it, they tell you to go./ And you do." The piano sets the scene with broken octaves beginning on [E.sup.b.sub.5] and [E.sup.b.sub.6] and then continuing in a repeated pattern until the middle of the song, where the sound of the bells changes to slow chords preceded by acciaccaturas in the right hand high in the treble.
There is an intriguing paragraph on the use of acciaccaturas in opus 33 in general and opus 33, no.
The vocal line is very like a folk melody and contains the traditional "Scotch snap" as acciaccaturas on the beat.