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tremolo


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(It.).

Shaking, trembling. In playing of str. instr., the rapid reiteration of a note or chord by back‐and‐forth strokes of the bow; also, on other instr. as well as str., the very rapid alternation between 2 notes. Note that tremolo is the rapid iteration or alternation of notes, whereas vibrato is fluctuation of pitch.

Subjects: Music.


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