arpeggio :

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  • n  a chord whose notes are played in rapid succession rather than simultaneously

  • A season's billboard reads like an arpeggio of jazz excitement: Teddy Wilson, Benny Carter, Charles Mingus, Count Basie, Thelonius Monk, Milt Hinton, Cootie Williams, Maynard .
  • Said Critic Henry Pleasants: "Here was a brilliance in scale and arpeggio passages that many a violinist or pianist could envy.
  • Rippling his muscles in a meaty arpeggio, the Strong Man tells the gods: "I want to live like any other mortal.
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  • Music News: Guitar Lesson Involving Easy Arpeggios is Online
    The musical instruction company Guitar continues to entertain and educate people all over the world with this video lesson that teaches how to play guitar arpeggios. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at
    June 14, 2013 - PRWeb

  • Igor Stravinsky in
    Stravinsky said in composing the music, "I had in my mind a distinct picture of a puppet, suddenly endowed with life, exasperating the patience of the orchestra with diabolical cascades of arpeggio. The orchestra in return retaliates with menacing...
  • Andy Summers in Billboard
    It's all original, although we did do [the Police's] 'Bring on the Night,'Summers says. "Ben is a hardcore Police fan and loved the arpeggio from that song. He plays all kinds of weird stuff on a classical guitar plus retuned 12-string...

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