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marcato

[ mahr-kah-toh; Italian mahr-kah-taw ]

adjective

  1. (of notes or chords in a musical score) strongly accented.


marcato

/ mɑːˈkɑːtəʊ /

adjective

  1. (of notes) heavily accented


adverb

  1. with each note heavily accented
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Word History and Origins

Origin of marcato1

1830–40; < Italian: marked
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Word History and Origins

Origin of marcato1

C19: from Italian: marked
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Example Sentences

Here strikes a climactic tune in forte unison of the four horns (molto espressivo e marcato).

Very different from all the preceding is the mode of production usually designated by musicians staccato, marcato, etc.

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