antimusical

antimusical

(ˌæntɪˈmjuːzɪkəl)
adj
opposed to musical conventions
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Diaz has called the movie 'an antimusical, a rock opera, whatever you want to call it.
David Novak's study is developed across seven chapters that trace three key themes: first, the problematic ontology of Noise as an antimusical anti-genre; second, the emergence of Japanoise within transnational feedback loops of cultural exchange and circulation; and lastly, the interpretation of Japanoise as a humanistic mode of cultural resistance against Japan's rapid modernization and the rise of global technoculture.
While King Johan's antimusical stance resembles Bale's prose polemics--"masses, ryngynges, synginges" are "heythynshe wares" in one tract, for example--in his morality drama Three Laws, music is used to restore order to the church, and the biblical God's Promises is structured around liturgical antiphons.
Sin embargo, insiste o retorna de algun modo la analogia entre poesia y musica, aunque se trate de una musica de ritmo libre y sin compas pues "el compas es tan antimusical como antiliterario, porque es antiviable o antivital" (1974: 249).
Y en Espana casi se podria decir que es antimusical.
Los cubanos, muchas veces contradictorios y extremistas, al paso de los anos hemos exhibido en nuestro colorido y variadisimo catalogo humano, mas de un tirano antimusical y ridiculo, junto a artistas talentosos y sensibles que nos llenan de orgullo (
The German language is completely antimusical, I told Gambetti, thoroughly common and vulgar, and that's why our literature seems common and vulgar.
If you insist upon classifying My behavior as antimusical, I, even lying, must argue That this is bossa nova.
The violence inflicted on the text is itself an aspect of the violence of the piece, of the antimusical tendencies used by the composer to confront what he perceived to be the assumptions of the musical establishment of the time of its production.
This was not primarily an antimusical act, but an event in the church's ongoing campaign of persecution against skomurokhi, popular entertainers (sometimes rather inadequately compared with minstrels) who embodied a remnant of the pre-Christian pagan or shamanistic priesthood.
Historically, this duality has produced both repeated waves of antimusical invective and an aesthetics of pure, decorporealized musical presence.