English version

vibrato

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
vibratovi‧bra‧to /vɪˈbrɑːtəʊ $ -toʊ/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 APMa way of singing or playing a musical note so that it goes up and down very slightly in pitch
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vibratoJ: I like his vibrato.In their accompaniments, the strings could have contributed greater warmth and colour - particularly by using more vibrato.There is now practically no danger, as there once was, of players overdoing vibrato.Characteristically White's opulent bass comes with a pronounced vibrato which tends to get exaggerated on disc.He whistles with a beautiful, steady vibrato.It's just incredible to try to create their vibrato and note choice on guitar.She brought uncommon dedication and a throbbing vibrato to the sister who craves a normal existence.Zimmermann lavishes expression on the Debussy, but his grainy tone and constant throbbing vibrato tend to smother the music.
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