noun, plural ar·peg·gi·os. Music.
Origin of arpeggio
Examples from the Web for arpeggio
Historical Examples of arpeggio
I amused myself by playing an arpeggio when Schikaneder came to a pause.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 3 (of 3)
The study ends with the arpeggio passage as at the beginning.Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work
Stephen Samuel Stratton
There can never be too much practice of a scale or arpeggio exercise.Great Singers on the Art of Singing
James Francis Cooke
Scale and arpeggio passages were absolutely clean and without a flaw.Memories of a Musical Life
There must be scale and arpeggio study, in which the metronome can be used.Piano Mastery
noun plural -gios
Word Origin for arpeggio
1742, from Italian arpeggio, from arpeggiare "to play upon the harp," from arpa "harp," which is of Germanic origin (see harp (n.)). Related: Arpeggiated; arpeggiation.