Definition of Mordents

1. Noun. (plural of mordent) ¹



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Definition of Mordents

1. mordent [n] - See also: mordent

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mordents

morcillas
morclofone
mordacious
mordaciously
mordacities
mordacity
mordancies
mordancy
mordant
mordanted
mordanting
mordantly
mordants
mordenite
mordent
mordents (current term)
mordicancy
mordicant
mordication
mordications
mordicative
more'n
more(a)
more-or-less
more Catholic than the Pope
more and more
more cry than wool
more equal
more haste, less speed

Literary usage of Mordents

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1. Elson's Pocket Music Dictionary: The Important Terms Used in Music with by Louis Charles Elson (1909)
"mordents are notated and executed as follows: The accent comes on the first note of group. For detailed description see Bison's Music Dictionary. ..."

2. Classification of Subjects of Invention of the United States Patent Office by United States Patent Office, Patent Office, United States (1908)
"mordents. 19. Open vats. 17. Perforated rolls and spray- jets. 8. Renovating dress. 7. Press-dyeing. 15. Steam and bleach chests. 12. Wool-cleaning. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1889)
"dominated by Appoggiaturas or mordents at will. Or, they may take all the notes of a given Chord, in succession, in the form of an Arpeggio, either with or ..."

4. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1907)
"Or, they may take all the notes of a given chord, in succession, in the form of an arpeggio, either with or without appoggiaturas or mordents between them, ..."

5. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889): ...edited by Sir by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1890)
"Or, they may take all the notes of a given Chord, in succession, in the form of an Arpeggio, either with or without Appoggiaturas or mordents between, them, ..."

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