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Acciaccatura Definition

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[n] an embellishing note usually written in smaller size

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musical note, note, tone

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\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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