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Meaning of PRALLTRILLER

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prall"tril`ler\, n.; G. pl. {-triller}. [G.]
(Music)
A melodic embellishment consisting of the quick alternation
of a principal tone with an auxiliary tone above it, usually
the next of the scale; -- called also the {inverted
mordente}.

 

 

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