Staccatissimo means "very staccato."
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Staccatissimo is an indication to play with an exaggerated staccato
; to keep notes
very detached and brief.
Staccatissimo is marked in the following ways:
- As triangular accents above or below notes (see picture)
- The term staccatissimo written alongside standard staccato marks (common in hand-written compositions)
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