Definition of Glissandi

1. Noun. (plural of glissando) ¹



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Definition of Glissandi

1. glissando [n] - See also: glissando

Lexicographical Neighbors of Glissandi

glipzide
gliquidone
glires
gliricidia
glirid
glirids
glisk
glisks
gliss
glissade
glissaded
glissader
glissaders
glissades
glissading
glissandi (current term)
glissando
glissandoes
glissandos
glissette
glissettes
glissonitis
glist
glisten
glistened
glistening
glisteningly
glistens
glister
glistered

Literary usage of Glissandi

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern study of the harp = Létude moderne de la harp by Carlos Salzedo (1921)
"... of the h fingering and flux,(formerly called "glissandi"). It contains many examples of orchestra writing and adaptations of exam to the harp. ..."

2. Twist & Build: Creating Non-orthogonal Architectureby Karel Vollers by Karel Vollers (2001)
"He found sources of inspiration in the glissandi in his musical compositions. His notation system for polyvalent (or multi-linear) music was not equivalent ..."

3. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"piano and the performer find much expansion in the way of brilliant scale and arpeggio work, successive and exacting staccato passages, octave glissandi and ..."

4. Famous American Composers: Being a Study of the Music of this Country, Its by Rupert Hughes (1900)
"... At Fontainebleau," to " Napoli," a furious tarantelle with effective glissandi; " In Dreamland" is a most delicious revery with an odd repetition that ..."

5. Leo Ornstein, the Man by Frederick Herman Martens (1918)
"He attests: "I was stunned, especially after glissandi that ripped up the keyboard and fizzed and foamed over the stage"—feeling, no doubt, like another ..."

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