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acciaccatura


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acciaccatura  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acciaccatura 
  n  :  an  embellishing  note  usually  written  in  smaller  size  [syn:  {grace 
  note},  {appoggiatura}] 




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