Definition of Tone-beginning

1. Noun. A decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase.

Exact synonyms: Attack
Generic synonyms: Beginning, Commencement, Start



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tone-beginning

tonames
tonant
tonaphasia
tonation
tonations
tonca bean
tonca beans
toncanet
tondi
tondini
tondino
tondinos
tondo
tondos
tone
tone-beginning (current term)
tone-deaf
tone arm
tone arms
tone colour
tone deafness
tone decay test
tone dialing
tone dialling
tone down
tone ending
tone language
tone mark
tone marks
tone number

Literary usage of Tone-beginning

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1. Music: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Art, Science, Technic and by William Smythe Babcock Mathews (1805)
"A syncopated tone beginning upon the off beat and holding over across the ... As a rule, any tone beginning upon a half beat and holding across the beat ..."

2. The Tonart: A Collection of Sacred and Secular Music Comprising Hymn Tunes by Edward Roberts, John P Morgan (1868)
"A tone beginning Piano and gradually increasing to Forte, ... A tone beginning Forte and gradually diminishing to Piano is called Diminuendo ; it is marked ..."

3. Progressive Music Lessons: A Course Instruction Prepared for the Use of by George Brace Loomis (1885)
"What is a tone beginning piano and increasing to forte called? Crescendo. 240. ... A tone beginning forte and decreasing to piano, is called what? ..."

4. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1914)
"In the 6th measure we broaden the phrase by playing it slower and with more tone. Beginning from bar 19, when a new phrase ..."

5. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1914)
"In the 6th measure we broaden the phrase by playing it slower and with more tone. Beginning from bar 19, when a new phrase appears, we play more expression, ..."

6. A Handbook of Phonetics by Henry Sweet (1877)
"... with a falling tone beginning on the high tone. In this way interrogative and assertive sentences may be distinguished as in other languages, ..."

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