a.1.Of or pertaining to collecting.
The first twenty-five [years] must have been wasted for collectional purposes.
- H. A. Merewether.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Much of the fluidity and tonal surface in his music is closely related to his skillful play with collectional invariances and his full exploration of the chromatic space through the pentatonic path.
1g shows, coinciding with the arrival on D is a distinct shift in the collectional resources, and the most appropriate matrix is now that of sum 6 (or 0).
6 offers a starting-point for an alternative analysis of this movement in which the structural overlay is less a matter of linear coherence than intervallic and collectional interaction.
These transpositional changes, and most of the other collectional "modulations" throughout the piece, are characteristically abrupt.
[35] The modification to definitions VC and VIC constrains their collectional reference to the C formed with the n(set) in [IVC.sub.h].
Mazzola treats modulation purely as a matter of changing collectional content.
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