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port de voix

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.).

Carrying of the voice. (1) Vocal portamento. (2) An appoggiatura from below and above, used especially in Fr. baroque mus.

(1) Vocal portamento. (2) An...

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port de voix

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.).

Carrying of the voice. (1) Vocal portamento. (2) An appoggiatura from below and above, used especially in Fr. baroque mus.

(1) Vocal portamento. (2) An...

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Port de voix (ii)

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 21 words.

In modern French usage the term means the same as Portamento (i).

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Port de voix

Greer Garden.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 218 words.

In Baroque vocal and instrumental music, an appoggiatura, particularly one that resolves upwards by a tone or semitone. Deriving from late 16th-century Italian improvisatory practice –...

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port de voix

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 24 words.

Carrying of the voice. (1) Vocal portamento. (2) An appoggiatura from below and above, used especially in Fr. baroque

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port de voix

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 12 words.

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port de voix

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 28 words.

Carrying of the voice.

1. Vocal *portamento.

2. An *appoggiatura from below and above, used especially in Fr. baroque music....

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port de voix <i>noun</i>

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 25 words.

M18 French (literally, ‘carrying of the voice’).

Music Originally, a kind of appoggiatura. Now, a vocal portamento.

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slide

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 184 words.

1 (Fr.: glissade, port de voix; It.: portamento). In string playing, a method of changing position between two unadjacent notes without lifting the finger from the fingerboard....

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Slide (ii)

Robin Stowell.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 77 words.

(Fr. glissade, port de voix; It. portamento). In string playing the name given to an expressive method of changing smoothly and fairly rapidly from one note to another position (see Shift)....

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Portamento

Clive Brown.

in Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

November 1999; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 8950 words.

This chapter begins with a discussion of terminology, identifying a variety of meanings applied to the word portamento, and a number of related terms, such as cercar dells nota, messa di...

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