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- n. A rapid alternation of two notes on two strings of a violin etc
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music, a cadenza or series of cadenzas in an instrumental piece; sometimes, more specifically, in music for stringed instruments, a rapid passage to be played chiefly on the open strings, without the aid of stopping.
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