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Meaning of TREMOLO

Pronunciation:  'tremu`low

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  vocal vibrato especially an excessive or poorly controlled one
  2. [n]  (music) a tremulous effect produced by rapid repetition of a single tone or rapid alternation of two tones
 

TREMOLO is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: palpitation, quiver, quivering, shakiness, shaking, trembling, vibration, vibrato

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tre"mo*lo\, n. [It. Cf. {Tremulous}.] (Mus.)
(a) The rapid reiteration of tones without any apparent
    cessation, so as to produce a tremulous effect.
(b) A certain contrivance in an organ, which causes the notes
    to sound with rapid pulses or beats, producing a
    tremulous effect; -- called also {tremolant}, and
    {tremulant}.

 

 

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