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Staccato.

Staccato [stakˈkaːto] (Italian for "detached") is a form o muisical airteeculation. In modren notation it seegnifies a note o shortened duration,[1][2] separatit frae the note that mey follae bi silence.[3] It haes been descrived bi theorists an appeared in muisic syne at least 1676.[4]

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  1. Willi Apel, Harvard Dictionary of Music (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1960), p. 708.
  2. Michael Kennedy, ed.,[full citation needit]The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music, third edition (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1980), p. 617.
  3. Geoffrey Chew, "Staccato", The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, eedited bi Stanley Sadie an John Tyrrell (Lunnon: Macmillan Publishers, 2001).
  4. Werner Bachmann, Robert E. Seletsky, David D. Boyden, Jaak Liivoja-Lorius, Peter Walls, an Peter Cooke, "Bow", The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, seicont edeetion, eeditit bi Stanley Sadie an John Tyrrell (Lunnon: Macmillan Publishers, 2001).