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trill

(trĭl) [It. trillare, probably imitative]
A tremulous sound, esp. in vocal music.
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Congratulations: David Willetts, from Trills Services, presents a bottle of Champagne to newlyweds Richard and Adele Brotheridge, with Superintendent Registrar Linda Ward in the refurbished Ceremonial Suite at Solihull Register Office.
In this carefully-researched and comprehensive handbook, Carrington, a cellist on the faculty at the Juilliard School, provides a guide for music theorists and cellists on the performance of trills and other ornaments in the Bach cello suites.
They drop a couple of their trills and sing those of these neighbours instead."
David Martin, partner at GVA Grimley, in Birmingham, said "Trills are doing a fantastic job.
(10) Lass speculates that other realisations of /r/ known from various accents of Modern English (alveolar trills and taps, apical or uvular approximants and fricatives) are mostly post-sixteenth-century innovations (Lass 1983: 82).
Trills had previously held the contract for five years.
Slur Exercises, Trills, and Chromatic Octaves is a collection of technical studies for the guitar, which were used by Maestro Andres Segovia (1893-1987) in his own personal practice.
The German and Swiss ornithologists found that the weaver bird chicks changed the length, pitch and amplitude of their begging calls, adding extra trills and shortening whistles.
Office, industrial and retail refur bishment company Trills Interiors, who are based on the Aston Fields Industrial Estate in Bromsgrove, car ried out the work over 16 weeks.
The work on the building was undertaken by Trills Interiors, part of the Earlplace Group.