In the second measure there is an almost inaudible tone at the end of the glissando.
A glissando of joy burned his eardrums, and he could not face that living splendor.
Among special effects the glissando is really beautiful when properly done.
Sign,—same as a muted note, but written at the end of a glissando.
It might be added, though, that the glissando is an effect which should not be overdone.
The glissando passages in sixths are impossible on modern instruments.
The abruptness with which the sound of the voice fades as it starts the glissando, leaves the impression of E♭ still sounding.
The sudden diminuation of tone taken with a glissando gives an effect something like a short groan.
Various effects can be obtained on the harp: by harmonics, by damping, by guitar tones, by the glissando.