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inverted mordent

noun, Music.
a melodic embellishment consisting of a rapid alternation of a principal tone with an auxiliary tone one degree above it.
Also called pralltriller. Unabridged
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inverted mordent

(music) a melodic ornament consisting of the rapid single or double alternation of a principal note with a note one degree higher Also called upper mordent See also pralltriller
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