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vibrato vs. tremolo

[ vi-brah-toh, vahy- ]
  1. a pulsating effect, produced in singing by the rapid reiteration of emphasis on a tone, and on bowed instruments by a rapid change of pitch corresponding to the vocal tremolo.
[ trem-uh-loh ]
  1. a tremulous or vibrating effect produced on certain instruments and in the human voice, as to express emotion.
  2. a mechanical device in an organ by which such an effect is produced.

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