inverted mordent

noun Music.
a melodic embellishment consisting of a rapid alternation of a principal tone with an auxiliary tone one degree above it.
Also called pralltriller. Unabridged
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inverted mordent
music See also pralltriller Also called: upper mordent a melodic ornament consisting of the rapid single or double alternation of a principal note with a note one degree higher

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