cambiata

cambiata

[kam-bee-ah-tuh]
noun Music.
a melodic ornamental tone following a principal tone by a skip, usually of a third above or below, and progressing by a step.
Also called changing tone, changing note.
Compare échappée.


Origin:
< Italian: short for nota cambiata changed note; cambiata, feminine past participle of cambiare to change

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