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mo·tiv·ic

 (mō-tĭv′ĭk′)
adj. Music
Of or relating to a motif: sparse motivic improvisations.

motivic

(məʊˈtɪvɪk)
adj
(Music, other) pertaining to a musical motif or recurring theme
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Its first movement might be the shortest in all Beethoven's symphonies, but comes along as a tour de force of motivic elaboration and thematic coherence, comparable to the parallel movement of Mozart's astonishing Symphony Nr.
He contends that the idiom, when seen as a vocal genre, consists of a synthesis of complicated rhythms, intonational systems, motivic developments, song structure, performance practices, textures, orchestrations, and instrumentalism, within the wider context of all vocalizing styles.
Ziolkowski explores Wagner's motivations, the libretto's motivic origins and development, and the broader thematic context, concluding that "Parsifal is much closer to mummery than to the mystery that Wagner hoped to attain" (82).
In their interpretation of the score, the PostClassical Ensemble emphasizes musical contrasts through attention to timbral, textural, and motivic layering.
In addition to the games themselves, there is a superb resource section that includes resources for improvisation (articles, books, videos, gatherings, websites, organizations, backing tracks on YouTube and so on), class procedures, improv techniques, ideas for motivic development, classical garage band ideas, a list of familiar tunes, a list of styles and forms, patterns and scales, a scale and chord chart, cycles, variants and thoughts on marketing.
By organising the motivic content into eight groups, we discern the subtlety and interconnectedness of Stravinsky's motivic language.
Such motivic analysis can be problematic because, as Leikin acknowledges, "these motifs may not even be recognizable as segments of the Dies irae .
However, it was Parker's development of the specific motivic language and idiomatic inflections that established the true earmarks of the style.
in a common direction, toward a style that was both more contrapuntal, more densely motivic, and engaged in processes of motivic/thematic transformation.
Beach's use of continually modified motivic material rather
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Nathan James Dearden's Friction depicted struggle too, though his relied on unrelenting motivic development.