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posted: 3/13/2006 at 2:39:13 PM ET
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what is ostinato

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posted: 3/13/2006 at 8:08:48 PM ET
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i think it means keep repeating the same verse over and over again

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*Saxophones are OK*
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posted: 3/14/2006 at 5:47:15 AM ET
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It is a phrase or run of notes which repeats. Guitar players call this a riff, and songwriters call it a hook.

..pass me that treble clef, Mildred.

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