tremolo
noun (plural -los) Etymology: Italian, from tremolo tremulous, from Latin tremulus Date: circa 1801 1. a. the rapid reiteration of a musical tone or of alternating tones to produce a tremulous effect b. vocal vibrato especially when prominent or excessive 2. a mechanical device in an organ for causing a tremulous effect

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  • trémolo — [ tremɔlo ] n. m. • 1830; it. tremolo; du lat. tremulus « tremblant » 1 ♦ Mus. Mouvement de vibration obtenu par un tremblement de la main de l instrumentiste produisant un battement continu sur un son; effet sonore ainsi produit. ⇒ vibrato.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tremolo — or tremolando, is a musical term with several meanings:* A regular and repetitive variation in amplitude for the duration of a single note; this is the most common meaning. * A regular and rapid repetition of a single note, which is scored as a …   Wikipedia

  • tremolo — TRÉMOLO, tremolouri, s.n. Uşoară tremurătură produsă, la executarea unei bucăţi muzicale cu un instrument sau cu vocea, prin repetarea rapidă a unuia sau a mai multor sunete. [acc. şi: tremoló, tremólo. – var.: trémol s.n.] – Din it. tremolo, fr …   Dicționar Român

  • Tremolo — Trémolo Un trémolo est un effet qui consiste à faire varier périodiquement l intensité de la note autour d une valeur moyenne en conservant la hauteur de départ. Il faut le distinguer du vibrato qui consiste à faire varier faiblement la hauteur d …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tremolo — Sn per. Wortschatz fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus it. tremolo m., eigentlich Zittern , aus l. tremulus zitternd , zu l. tremere zittern . Verb: tremolieren.    Ebenso nndl. tremolo, ne. tremolo, nfrz. trémolo, nschw. tremulando, nnorw.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • tremolo — 1801, from It. tremolo, from L. tremulus trembling (see TREMULOUS (Cf. tremulous)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tremolo — |trémolo| s. m. [Música] Repetição rápida e contínua do mesmo som. • Plural: tremolos.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra italiana   • Confrontar: trêmulo …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • tremolo — trȅmolo m DEFINICIJA glazb. vrlo brzo višekratno ponavljanje istoga tona pri pjevanju ili sviranju ETIMOLOGIJA tal. tremolo ← lat. tremulus: drhtav, v. tremolirati …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • tremolo — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. n III, lm D. tremololi a. ndm, {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}}to samo co tremolando: Śpiewać z urokliwym tremolo. {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • trémolo — (Del it. tremolo, trémulo). m. Mús. Sucesión rápida de muchas notas iguales, de la misma duración …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • tremolo — ► NOUN (pl. tremolos) Music 1) a wavering effect in singing or playing some musical instruments. 2) (also tremolo arm) a lever on an electric guitar used to produce such an effect. ORIGIN Italian …   English terms dictionary

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