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- adj. In music, extremely staccato.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In music, very staccato.
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Mr. Maazel spoke only a few words here and there, often using the Italian lingua franca of classical musicians – staccatissimo, piu allegro, marcato.
Mr. Maazel spoke only a few words here and there, often using the Italian lingua franca of classical musicians -- staccatissimo, piu allegro, marcato.
_The wedge-shaped dash over the note_ (staccatissimo) was formerly employed to indicate a tone still more detached than that indicated by the dot, but this sign is really superfluous, and is seldom used at present.
It is not the same thing to write [Music: three staccatissimo quarter notes] and [Music: three staccato quarter notes].
[Music: staccato mark] is put over a note, [Music: staccatissimo mark] is not to take its place, and vice versa.
When [Music: staccato mark] is put over a note, [Music: staccatissimo mark] is not to take its place, and
Krupa (a distant cousin of Gene Krupa), is a tiny woman, wiry and wired, who gets a big sound from her piano; her bright blue eyes dominate her face, and her words -- frequently self-deprecating -- tumble out allegro staccatissimo in a Chicago accent you could cut with a knife.
Boston Concerto, for orchestra  (13 tracks, 16: 53) 02 I Allegro staccatissimo 1: 20 03
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