Origin of mordent
Examples from the Web for mordent
When executing the mordent, is not the use of three fingers preferable to two?
The last note of the mordent should be accented in this case.
Running over the leaves he came to the illustrations of the mordent.How to Appreciate Music|Gustav Kobb
The selection of the fingers for the execution of a mordent depends always upon the preceding notes or keys which lead up to it.
Mordent, mor′dent, n. a kind of trill in music, or the character indicating it.