Marcato meaning

mär-kä'tō
Marcato is defined as music played with each note emphasized.

An example of marcato used as an adverb is in the instruction to "play marcato," which means to accent each note.

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The definition of marcato is a musical direction where each note is emphasized.

An example of something marcato is a direction that each note in a song must be strummed intensely; marcato direction.

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With each note emphasized.
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With strong accentuation. Used chiefly as a direction.
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Origin of marcato

  • Italian past participle of marcare to mark, accent from Old Italian demarcation
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Borrowed from Italian marcato, past participle of marcare (“to stress").
    From Wiktionary