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Topic: Trill (music)

  Trill (music) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The trill is a musical ornament consisting of a rapid alternation between two adjacent notes of a scale (compare tremolo).
The usual way of executing a trill is to rapidly alternate between the note indicated and the note directly above it in the given scale (unless the trill indicates an accidental).
These factors, together with the overall rate of the trill and whether that rate is constant or variable, can only be determined by considering the context in which the trill appears, and is usually to a large degree a matter of opinion with no single "right" way of executing the ornament.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trill_(music)   (568 words)

 Giuseppe Tartini-Connie's Violin Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The trill was the most usual and important of ornaments during this style period, and currently the most controversial, in respect to the conflict over the upper note start.
One is by pressing hard on the lower note and striking the trill; the other is the "ripped" not "struck" affect created not by raising the finger but by using the wrist to carry the hand in a rippling motion.
A change in musical taste is reflected in Burney’s two published opinions of the composer; the one expressed in1788 was less favorable than the first from 1770; during the interim Tartini’s ornate style had begun to seem stilted and out of fashion.
www.geocities.com /conniesunday/tartini.html   (3163 words)

 Trill (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
trill consonant, a type of sound used in some languages
Trill (Star Trek), two symbiotic races of aliens in the fictional Star Trek universe
Trill, a sound made by a Maine Coon cat and on occasion in other breeds of domestic feline.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trill   (116 words)

 Ornamentation in the Bassoon Music of Vivaldi and Mozart, P. II
The trill in measure 136 is tied to the preceding appoggiatura indicating a main note trill.
In measure 12, the main note of the trill is a written-out appoggiatura indicating the use of an anticipated grace note.
Because of the leap to the trill in measure 27 of the third movement, a main note trill is preferable.
idrs.colorado.edu /Publications/DR/DR9.3/DR9.3.Ross.html   (1346 words)

 Dolmetsch Online - The Story of a Trill
The trill T(1) for B to C is so clearly nonsense if one is trying to play in tune that whatever her reputation as a performer, I would certainly question her hearing.
The wide trill movement seems to be based on ideas from 'gesture and effect' if I may steal two rhetorical terms, where tuning is relegated to a subsidiary position in the interests of musical drama.
The question arose from a suggested fingering for a semitone trill (written as a semitone trill C to B) which is actually the fingering for a tone trill C# to B. For the semitone trill there is general agreement that a perfectly good fingering exists T 2(3).
www.dolmetsch.com /storyofatrill.htm   (8230 words)

 The Bored - So...Crunk Music is NOT Hip Hop?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Trill: The Hip-Hop community, matter fact we was at a Hip-Hop summit in Alabama, Birmingham, and we were talking about, it was Russell Simons, and the CEO of BME, and it was like Hip-Hop is not Crunk, because it was something about some history or something, it was a long discussion.
Trill: Like I said before, it’s a stress reliever, if that’s the way you release your stress, a lot of people release their stress by fighting, so when the song come on in the club, they just wanna wild out, go crazy.
Trill: Well you know we got our own label so we’ll be putting out albums, you know doing the same thing we been doing since right here.
www.trickology.com /thebored/showthread.php?t=7300   (1792 words)

 INKPOT#64 CLASSICAL MUSIC REVIEWS: TARTINI "The Devil's Sonata" and other works. Manze (Harmonia Mundi)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
To me, music which is supposed to be inspired by a/the devil, being "diabolical" in spirit, is turned into a tame collection of notes when the piano part is around.
The music itself is permeated with an air of tension and suspense throughout.
The rousing trills makes me wish for impossible violence to be conveyed from a mere violin to fully realise what Tartini might have heard in his dream encounter with the devil; This is probably the most fiery account that one can settle for in any case.
inkpot.com /classical/tartidevilson.html   (1407 words)

 Bach Music Manuscript Notation
Trills on longer notes may consume the entire time value of the note or may stop near the end (on the principal note) on the beat or on any fraction of the beat.
The long trill may begin slowly and accellerate as it proceeds, although this would be impossible to indicate with precise notation.
Because the last two notes of the trill combine with the termination to produce a sound exactly like the prefix, it is best to include several additional repercussions of the trill whenever the length of the note permits.
www.iment.com /maida/familytree/henry/music/bachnotation.htm   (2410 words)

 Trill Notez
TRILL's vision has broadened and his musical talent has placed him into a genre of music that is atypical of other urban gospel producers and artists.
Currently, TRILL is focusing his attention on the production and distribution of his brand new CD titled, "A Psalmist'z Reformation" due to be released in June of 2004.
TRILL's passion runs rampant as he drives toward excellence in accomplishing God's purpose for him, as seen in his dreams unfolding.
www.kspz.net /bio_trill.html   (488 words)

 Dolmetsch Online - Music Theory Online - Ornamentation
This is examined further in Mozart's musical language in The Marriage of Figaro.
In music written before the nineteenth century the mordent (written as a shake sign crossed by a vertical line) is a sequence of three notes (the written note, the note below and returning to the written note).
This rejection of the use of vibrato in modern performances of 'early music' has led to a lot of dry, rather dull performances that find an audience that 'feels' it is 'early' because it is not what they believe to be 'modern', that is, to include the use of 'vibrato'.
www.dolmetsch.com /musictheory23.htm   (6451 words)

 AllRefer.com - trill (Music: Theory, Forms, And Instruments) - Encyclopedia
trill, in music, ornament consisting of the more or less rapid alternation of two adjacent notes.
Indicated by any of several conventional symbols, it varies in speed and duration and in the manner of its beginning and ending according to context.
Originating in the Renaissance, the trill became the most important of ornaments during the baroque period.
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 PDP-1 Music
To be sure, the room-filling RCA music synthesizer was a decade in the past, and elaborate D-to-A wave-synthesis music was being generated on 7090-class machines at Bell Labs (by John Pierce, M. Mathews, and others) and at MIT (by Ercolino Ferretti and others).
The music was originally recorded on a consumer-grade tape Lafayette tape recorder at 7-1/2 ips, and playing it back thirty-some years later on an audiophile reel-to-reel tape recorder borrowed from a friend.
I used the "trill" feature for a notated trill near the end; at this speed, the result is a rather rude sound.
www.dpbsmith.com /pdp1music   (1069 words)

 Bio: Tamar Klan
Born the son to a well-known Trill ambassador in 2351, Tamar had the best of education that was to offer on the planet from a young age on.
During his last year of schooling on Trill he studied to no end, hoping that it would be enough to get him into the academy.
The one problem is that he’s very good at using his body as a weapon, and although he has taught himself how to use weapons such as throwing knives, he is still only average with a phaser in hand.
azoriusd.focus.lu /startrek/ussterranova/bio_tklan.html   (1146 words)

 Trills, etc.
A: A trill is created by alternating between the written note and the note above the written note.
Now, if there is a marking in the music that indicates the trill should last for many beats, then, of course, you should follow the notation.
A: As long as all the notes in your music are on the keyboard, you will not suffer due to the length of the keyboard.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/piano/75798   (380 words)

 Music without Borders: Science News Online, April 15, 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Starlings pass down musical traditions, older males to younger males and older females to younger females.
Such musical phenomena as the borrowing of melodies, singing in duets or duels, and passing down traditions through families from generation to generation also show up in birds, Baptista reports.
Her work with music, such as the strings of syllables known as yoiks in Finland, has suggested regularities in the way people learn what to expect next in a melody.
www.sciencenews.org /articles/20000415/bob11.asp   (2592 words)

 The Music Show - 31/08/2002: Andrew Manze
I mean music at that time was not only expensive, it was quite heavy to lug around and I think a lot of their time, they wouldn’t take music with them, they would just improvise together.
And I feel rather sad that there’s all this great music out there which is still being discovered, we’re unearthing it, each year new music’s coming to light, and there are wonderful violinists who just never touch it.
In the two you mentioned, Uccelini and Pandolfi, they wrote their music at a time, which was about the 1660s, before music printing was very sophisticated, so their pages of music that survive are very empty of information.
www.abc.net.au /rn/music/mshow/s667728.htm   (1608 words)

 Beethoven Trills
A complex trill-for example, one with a turned beginning from below--*will* start on the lower note, granted, but only because Bach has specified that it is a trill with a turned beginning from below.
Therefore the note prior to the one bearing the trill sign would be *repeated* as the preparatory note of the trill.
Therefore, I state the following rule for trills in Beethoven: start on the beat and on the upper note EXCEPT when in a descending line (that is, when the note before the note bearing the trill is a step higher than the trill note).
www.serve.com /marbeth/teaching_beethoven_trills.html   (511 words)

 KontagiouZ SoundZ ProducktionZ
TRILL has been producing hip hop and R & B style of music for over 3.5 dedicated years and defines originality and uniqueness.
Currently, TRILL is focusing his attention on the production and distribution of his brand new CD titled, "A Psalmist'z Reformation" due to be released in April of 2004.
ACTIVE IN CHURCH: TRILL is also active in his local church body of New Testament Baptist Church of North Highlands, CA (Sacramento).
www.kspz.net /ksp.html   (572 words)

I've stopped talking and am now beginning to write what I hope will be a series of columns on new music available for oboe, particularly that which involves new performance techniques.
As previously mentioned, the main special effects for the oboist are multiphonics and trill effects (timbre trill, microtonal trills or however your ear may perceive them).
Trill effects are of three kinds in the piece: 1) using an alternation of a normal fingering with "added keys" to the normal fingering like: (note that the approximate rhythm of the alternation is given.)
idrs.colorado.edu /Publications/TWOboist/TWO.V4.1/newmusic.html   (960 words)

Unless the composer or arranger was heavily influenced by 18th century music in the styles underlying the composition, in which case this is reversed.
These are contingent upon the context in which the trill is performed, and which of its two functions the trill is fulfilling.
The treatmof melodic trills is not rigidly defined as with the cadential trill.
www.bach-cantatas.com /Topics/Trill.htm   (3018 words)

 vanessa-mae's music pt-5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Any arrangement had to be relevant to today's musical expectations and challenge the highest modern violinistic technical standards, of which every member of Laureate is an exponent.
Yet, the performance still had to stay within the true spirit in which the music was original written, because all of us have a habit of respect for the way we were first introduced to these pieces in our early training.
To keep this music alive and interesting, I want to perform it within the musical milieu of my time, using instruments, technique and style from our time which, within my taste and our present day limitations or advantages, are applicable to the musical structure of what we have inherited.
www.geocities.com /vm_music05   (1126 words)

 Notebook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Embellishments of every kind were most copius in harpsichord, spinet, and clavichord music, as well as in violin music, in the eighteenth century.
In the first-names instruments their presence was often necessary, since they served to prolong a note [by trill, turn, or mordent] which these instruments could not sustain.
A trill generally ends with a turn, especially if it has the rhythmic value of a half-note or more, and if it occurs in an ascending passage.
www.noteaccess.com /DIMENSIONS/1bGracieux.htm   (534 words)

 Flute - Rules of the Trill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
If the composer wants the performer to trill to a note out of the key signature, he/she will put an accidental above the trill symbol, indicating how that note above should be altered.
In many cases, particularly in the first two octaves, the trill fingering and the regular fingering are the same.
A good fingering and trill chart from which to check a trill fingering should be an essential reference tool for a flutist.
www.bandlink.org /students/Clinic/SC0010.htm   (202 words)

 Art Machine: License to Trill
For many TV shows, costs to license the original music for DVD are prohibitively high, so rights owners replace the music with cheaper tunes, much to the irritation of avid fans.
What’s disturbing to me is not so much the idea that the companies responsible for this have to pay extra to use the music as it is the fact that sometimes the companies save money by cutting out the original music and replacing it with needle drops.
I understand that in some cases, the artists responsible for the creation of the project are willing to sit there and rate the importance of the music to the piece – as they apparently did with the American Dreams DVD’s, where they labeled music as either indispensible or replacable and acted accordingly.
www.art-machine.org /blog/about/679/license-to-trill   (425 words)

 Courtly Music Unlimited - wood and plastic recorders, recorder sheet music, workshops, and advice.
Courtly Music Unlimited - wood and plastic recorders, recorder sheet music, workshops, and advice.
Join us this February 17-20, 2006 (President’s Weekend) in a winter wonderland for a cozy and enjoyable musical weekend at our new location at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls, New York.
This category is mostly music that has been published within the last year or two.
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 iBreatheMusic Forums - Trill thrills
The reason is that I always prefered to pick notes and in this way, wrongly I guess, I also didn't develop trills because I wanted to pick every single note (that was my idea, at that time) and trills sounded to me as 'legato-like'.
My trilling sucks, but i'm talking through some logic and other discussion over this board.
Probably, I'm stuck with trilling because it's years that I'm playing and I have gained bad habits.
www.ibreathemusic.com /forums/showthread.php?t=8233   (554 words)

 Hornplanet - ask Miss Karen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The trill you are speaking of occurs in the exposition and should be approached by the upper note*.
Just do a very fast trill beginning on C and lowering to the Bb before moving on to the next eighth note.
I am of the school that believes all trills in classical music should be approached by the upper note.
www.hornplanet.com /hornpage/miss_karen/readsingle.asp?id=20   (255 words)

 Techniques: Part Two   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
If you combine the hammer-on and the pull-off technique, you get what they call the “trill.” A trill happens when you have two fingers on two frets on the same string, and you alternate hammering-on and pulling-off between the two notes.
The pick is never required in a trill.
If you keep hammering-on and pulling-off between the two notes, you should be able to generate enough vibration to keep the sound alive without using your right hand at all.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/guitar_101/75587   (515 words)

 Blogcritics.org: Sheryl Crow's "The Light in Your Eyes" as cultural ambassador, and why I dislike singing rodents!
Listen to "Soak up the Sun." There are plenty of natural trills that (OK, the trills are a little slower in that one), and Sheryl and her backup singers have no problems nailing them without the use of any computer software (that my ears can immediately detect).
Using pitch-shifting software to sing recorded trills definitely gets a "thumbs down" from me. The difference between a naturally sung trill, with its subtle delays and dissonances, and a computer generated one is like the difference, as Sheryl might sing in one of her songs, between the sun and moon.
I suppose what someone could do is play the notes to be sung (the trill) on a MIDI keyboard to introduce the right subtle delays for each singer (in a way that cannot be deduced directly from the sheet music).
blogcritics.org /archives/2004/06/13/201924.php   (2918 words)

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