A musical indication that two or more notes should be played smoothly and connected-- i.e. no intervening silence between notes.

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Is there a difference between a slur and legato?

Are legato and slur one and the same? If the two are different, how do I tell which the piece is using? I know the gist of them (as opposed to staccato) but I need to know the specifics. They are ...
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Can a legato notes be played staccato?

I've been working on this piece by Sousa, and I came across this oddity: Does this mean to play then notes somehow legato and staccato at the same time? If so, how would I play it? If not, what does ...