adjective, adverb Music.
Words nearby legato
Origin of legato
OTHER WORDS FROM legatonon·le·ga·to, adjective
Examples from the Web for non-legato
In that emergency we should have to resort to "piecing on," and this means a jerk at every instance—equal to a non-legato.
We must conclude that the indication "non-legato" finally degenerated into meaning "staccato."On the Execution of Music, and Principally of Ancient Music|Camille Saint-Sans
The process of the non-legato touch, by showing contrary results, will bear me out.
British Dictionary definitions for non-legato
noun plural -tos
- a style of playing in which no perceptible gaps are left between notes
- (as modifier)a legato passage