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staccato

stac·ca·to / stəˈkätō/ chiefly Mus. • adv. & adj. with each sound or note sharply detached or separated from the others: [as adj.] a staccato rhythm. Compare with legato, marcato. • n. (pl. -tos) performance in this manner. ∎  a noise or speech resembling a series of short, detached musical notes: her heels made a rapid staccato on the polished boards.

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staccato

staccato (It.). Detached. Method of playing a note (shown by a dot over the note) so that it is shortened—and thus ‘detached’ from its successor—by being held for less than its full value. Superlative is staccatissimo. For signs used to indicate degrees of staccato see diagram below.

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staccato

staccato (mus.) with abrupt breaks between successive notes. XVIII. — It. staccato, pp. of staccare, aphetic of distaccare DETACH
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staccato

staccato. See concatenation.

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staccato

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