Tucket sonance
Tucket Tuck"et, n. [It toccata a prelude, fr. toccare to touch. See {Toccata}, {Touch}.] A slight flourish on a trumpet; a fanfare. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

{Tucket sonance}, the sound of the tucket. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Let the trumpets sound The tucket sonance and the note to mount. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tucket — Tuck et, n. [It toccata a prelude, fr. toccare to touch. See {Toccata}, {Touch}.] A slight flourish on a trumpet; a fanfare. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Tucket sonance}, the sound of the tucket. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Let the trumpets sound The tucket… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tucket — is a musical term often found in stage directions in Elizabethan drama. It represents: * The English form of the Italian musical term, toccata ; or more generally, * A fanfare or bugle call::: ... Then let the trumpets sound The tucket sonance… …   Wikipedia

  • Sonance — So nance, n. 1. A sound; a tune; as, to sound the tucket sonance. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The quality or state of being sonant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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