Auxiliary note



a melodic ornamental tone following a principal tone by a step above or below and returning to the principal tone; embellishment.
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If the half-tone, what would be the name of the auxiliary note?
Piano Playing Josef Hofmann

In the accompanying example of the trill should the auxiliary note be a tone or a half-tone above the principal note?
Piano Playing Josef Hofmann

noun
(music) a nonharmonic note occurring between two harmonic notes

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