consonancy


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consonance, consonancy

agreement, consistency.
See also: Agreement
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The House of Life sequence is replete with terminology related to musical performance, including references to instruments (hautboy, harp, lute, monochord), performers (minstrel, daughters of the daybreak, bird, sirens), techniques (modulation, choral consonancy, wave, echoes, silence), and compositions (voluntary, air, tune, strain, song, ditties, dirges, vesper-song) in addition to musical titles ("Broken Music," "The Song-Throe," "The Monochord," "Death's Songsters").
they do not make a law properly so called (for that only the King and Parliament can do); yet they have great weight and authority in expounding, declaring, and publishing what the law of this Kingdom is, especially when such decisions hold a consonancy and congruity with resolutions and decisions of former times; and tho' such decisions are less than a law, yet they are a greater evidence thereof than the opinion of any private persons, as such, whatsoever.
M--but then there is no consonancy in the sequel that suffers under probation: A should follow, but O does.