Music Term A-Z Letter T

tremolo: is notated by a strong diagonal bar (or bars) across the note stem, or a detached bar (or bars) for a set of notes. a rapid, measured or unmeasured repetition of the same note. String players perform this tremolo with the bow by rapidly moving the bow while the arm is tense;a rapid, measured or unmeasured alternation between two or more notes, usually more than a whole step apart. In older theory texts this form is sometimes referred to as a “trill-tremolo” (see trill).a rapid, repeated alteration of volume (as on an electronic instrument)


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