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GLISSANDO (glissandi)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does glissando mean? 

GLISSANDO (noun)
  The noun GLISSANDO has 1 sense:

1. a rapid series of ascending or descending notes on the musical scale

  Familiarity information: GLISSANDO used as a noun is very rare.


GLISSANDO (adverb)
  The adverb GLISSANDO has 1 sense:

1. (musical direction) in the manner of a glissando (with a rapidly executed series of notes)

  Familiarity information: GLISSANDO used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GLISSANDO (noun)


Sense 1glissando [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A rapid series of ascending or descending notes on the musical scale

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("glissando" is a kind of...):

air; line; melodic line; melodic phrase; melody; strain; tune (a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "glissando"):

slide; swoop ((music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale)


GLISSANDO (adverb)


Sense 1glissando [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(musical direction) in the manner of a glissando (with a rapidly executed series of notes)

Context example:

this should be played glissando, please

Domain category:

music (an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner)


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