Examples of arpeggio in a Sentence
The guitarist warmed up with a few simple arpeggios.
Recent Examples of arpeggio from the Web
During a final episode the music becomes like a dance for Apu, all swirling arpeggios, fractured rhythms and myriad shadings.
A leading elder statesman in jazz, Mr. Coleman is known for his subtly adventurous solos, full of extended arpeggios; his keen but coolheaded tone; and a brief affiliation with the Miles Davis Quintet in the 1960s that jump-started his career.
Their groove machine churns out powerful hooks, crisp keyboard arpeggios, and punchy bass lines reminiscent of their eighties predecessors New Order and Soft Cell.
As an encore, Mr. Hadelich played Paganini’s solo Caprice No. 1, a whirlwind of nonstop arpeggios, dispatched with precision and panache.
The layers of acoustical and synthesized sound operate independently of each other; the acoustical portions were all over the stylistic map, from frenzied group exertions to airy waves of arpeggios.
Clarinets gurgle in arpeggios, because that’s what clarinets do.
All the hammering octaves and glittering runs and arpeggios were delivered without excessive showmanship, and in perfect taste.
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Origin and Etymology of arpeggio
First Known Use: circa 1724See Words from the same year
ARPEGGIO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of arpeggio for English Language Learners
music : a chord in which the notes are played separately instead of at the same time
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