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Meaning of ACCIACCATURA

Pronunciation:  â`châku'tûru

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an embellishing note usually written in smaller size
 

ACCIACCATURA is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: appoggiatura, grace note
 
 See Also: musical note, note, tone

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac*ciac`ca*tu"ra\, n. [It., from acciaccare to
crush.] (Mus.)
A short grace note, one semitone below the note to which it
is prefixed; -- used especially in organ music. Now used as
equivalent to the short appoggiatura.

 

 

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