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Note or series of notes used to embellish or lend variety to a melody.
ornaments appoggiatura trill turn mordent

appoggiatura click to hear

A short accented note played just before a principal note but immediately released.

trill click to hear

Quite rapid succession of one note with a note a semitone or a full tone above it.

turn click to hear

Series of brief notes around a principal note.

mordent click to hear

Rapid succession of two notes: the principal note and the upper mordent, or the principal note and the lower mordent, if the mordent is barred.