Alberti bass

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Domenico Alberti (c. 1710—1746)


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Simple (and often commonplace) acc. to a melody, consisting of ‘broken chords’, i.e. broken triads of which the notes are played in the order: lowest, highest, middle, highest. It takes its name from the It. composer who favoured it, Domenico Alberti.

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