And now, on with the opera

“Let joy be unconfined. Let there be dancing in the streets, drinking in the saloons, and necking in the parlor.”

Thank you, Groucho. A musical note for Friday. (“Note”, hah!)



An ornament or ‘grace’ in Music, consisting of a small note (or two at a distance of not more than a minor third from each other) performed as quickly as possible before an essential note of a melody, the single small note (or first of the two) being a semitone below the essential note; a ‘crush-note.’

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