Disconnected; separated; distinct; -- a direction to perform the notes of a passage in a short, distinct, and pointed manner. It is opposed to legato, and often indicated by heavy accents written over or under the notes, or by dots when the performance is to be less distinct and emphatic.
Expressed in a brief, pointed manner.
Movements in quick separate rhythm: to be danced, as rapid short detached motions
A method of singing whereby a note is shortened, and thus detached from the following note, by being held for rather less than its full value.
(Ital.) : Separated; short and sharp. Staccatissimo = Very staccato. Opp. is legato .
(See the definition at legato.) Example: Délibes: Lakmé - excerpt from the "Bell Song" (from the CD NC 090560-2)
short, quick notes
(stah-CAH-toe) Detached. Method of playing or singing a note (shown by a dot over the note) so that it is shortened or clippedâ€”and thus â€œdetachedâ€ from its successor. The opposite of staccato is legato.
Notes marked by a dot, played or sung shorter, separate from the others around it, and with a light accent.
Short, separated notes. It also means detached.
played in a detached or separated manner, as opposed to legato
(Italian), "detached." Durations are shortened by touching the string immediately after plucking it. Indicated by a dot over or under the note.
marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply; "staccato applause"; "a staccato command"; "staccato notes"
separating the notes; in music; "play this staccato, please"
a note played with the decay cut off manually
A staccato marking is a simple dot placed above a note. It indocates that the note should be articulated short and slightly detached.
"detached;" playing each note as a separate point of sound
Very strong, short notes on the string
Detached; lightly touched
The opposite of Legato. Each note is separate from the one before and after it.
(it.) - In a crisp, detached separated manner. Opposite of legato [back
Short, detached notes, marked with a dot above them.
When notes are played short and detached, they are staccato.
stah- kah-toh] (Italian) "Separated." Notes which are held for less than their written value, or "separated" from one another. There are various degrees of staccato, and it can be notated in various ways; the most common has a dot placed over or under the note. Notes written to be played staccato are often played in a pointed or spiky manner.
short, detached, distinct.
Short, bouncy notes.
Dote above or below note head that indicates articulation of the note is short.
(Stacc.) Detached, short
Notes marked with a dot above or below mean to be sung quickly and lightly.
Characterized by short, clipped, rapid articulation.
Short, sharp individual notes, not played in a linked or sustained way, the opposite of legato.
(''It.'') â€“ "detached" â€“ An indication to play with a sharp attack, and briefly (cf. legato and portato). In music notation, a small dot under the note indicates that the note is to be sounded staccato.
Composed of notes in a short, detached manner. Synchopated The displacement of the beats or accents in a passage so that strong beats become weak or vice versa.
Term indicating that a musician must distinctly disconnect the notes being played in rapid succession (stuttering).
Detached sounds, indicated by a dot over or under a note. The opposite of legato.
In musical notation, the Italian word staccato (literally detached, plural staccatos or staccati) indicates that notes are sounded in a detached and distinctly separate manner, with silence making up the latter part of the time allocated to each note. The rhythm is not affected. Notes identified as staccato should be played or sung abruptly and short.