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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of arpeggiate.

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Examples

  • "Window Seat," which at first recalls the arpeggiated melody of Ms. Badu's 1997 debut single,

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  • "Window Seat," which at first recalls the arpeggiated melody of Ms. Badu's 1997 debut single,

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  • They "arpeggiated" chords -- rolling the notes rather than depressing them all at once -- or "dislocated" occasional melodic notes by sounding them slightly ahead or behind the beat.

    What Music Has Lost

  • Sweeping chords, which Joachim always played with the utmost breadth, are 'arpeggiated' in Moser's edition!

    Violin Mastery Talks with Master Violinists and Teachers

  • Although both musicians played with virtuosic speed and accuracy, Marais's "Plainte" was the highlight of this one-hour recital, a whispering thread of melody from the viol accompanied by gentle arpeggiated chords on the theorbo, making the lament an intense, personal cry of anguish.

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  • Summer's multi-tracked voice floats over a kick drum, an arpeggiated bassline and sumptuous synths, with Giorgio Moroder's sublime production at the heart of this record.

    Donna Summer's I Feel Love

  • "Dead hearts are everywhere," Millan and fellow Stars vocalist Torquil Campbell purr together atop piano and arpeggiated guitar chords in the album's opener ( "Dead Hearts").

    Kristi York Wooten: Fixed on Stars' Paradoxical Pop

  • Summer's multi-tracked voice floats over a kick drum, an arpeggiated bassline and sumptuous synths, with Giorgio Moroder's sublime production at the heart of this record.

    Donna Summer's I Feel Love

  • "Dead hearts are everywhere," Millan and fellow Stars vocalist Torquil Campbell purr together atop piano and arpeggiated guitar chords in the album's opener ( "Dead Hearts").

    Kristi York Wooten: Fixed on Stars' Paradoxical Pop

  • "Dead hearts are everywhere," Millan and fellow Stars vocalist Torquil Campbell purr together atop piano and arpeggiated guitar chords in the album's opener ( "Dead Hearts").

    Kristi York Wooten: Fixed on Stars' Paradoxical Pop

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