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noun as in vibration

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He’s described as having a quick vibrato, and a youthful spirit and vocal energy.

For this role, Mueller, who earned a Tony nomination for her turn in On a Clear Day, ironed the vibrato out of her Broadway alto.

It took two years to fix the vibrato, and a few more to learn stagecraft.

Anne-Marie struck a second chord, pressing down her fingers with a vehement vibrato.

Old Glynn he knew how to make that instrument talk, the vibrato: fifty pounds a year they say he had in Gardiner street.

At the same time the vibrato used to excess is quite as bad as an excessive tremulando in the voice.

One need only listen to Ysaye, Elman, Kreisler: artists such as these employ the quick, intense vibrato with ideal effect.

There must be an inner, emotional instinct, an electric spark within the player himself that sets the vibrato current in motion.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vibrato, such as: quaver, and quiver.

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