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neume

or neum  (no͞om, nyo͞om)
n.
A sign used in the notation of plainsong during the Middle Ages, surviving today in transcriptions of Gregorian chants.

[Middle English, series of notes sung on one syllable, from Medieval Latin pneuma, from Greek, breath; see pneuma.]

neu·mat′ic (no͞o-măt′ĭk, nyo͞o-) adj.

neume

(njuːm) or

neum

n
(Classical Music) music one of a series of notational symbols used before the 14th century
[C15: from Medieval Latin neuma group of notes sung on one breath, from Greek pneuma breath]
ˈneumic, neuˈmatic adj

neume

(num, nyum)

n.
any of various symbols representing from one to four notes, used in the notation of Gregorian chant.
[1400–50; < Medieval Latin neuma < Greek pneûma breath]
neu•mat′ic (-ˈmæt ɪk) adj.
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Bitumen is distributed followed by the drum roller and the neumatic roller and chip spreads in a well-coordinated arrangement to ensure the road is ready for use within a matter of minutes.
In the sole essay on earlier sources, Marie-Noel Colette uncovers snippets of neumatic notation (usually with text) inscribed on blank pages or as marginalia in four representative non-liturgical manuscripts from the ninth and tenth centuries housed in the BNF.
In Rankin's discussion of neumatic notations, she shows the strength of working on one centre of music notation and individual scribes, saying 'Because of the relation between music scripts and what they seek to record, those who wrote neumatic notation could exercise personal judgement about how they notated melodies, using writing to highlight specific musical issues, whether that be habits of performance practice or momentary reminders.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, System Neumatic PN-2800 and Industrial Pneumatic, 2a edicion, , Molograf, 145-163, Tokio, Japon (2009).
Having investigated the connections between Byzantine church music and Gregorian chant, primarily through the examination of the relationship of Latin to Byzantine neumatic notation, Floros (emeritus, musicology, U.
Question 1: I don't feel comfortable reading neumatic notation but want to try a Hildegard chant.
Of course, such neumatic sources are routinely interpreted by reference to later diastematic sources, but should a similar comparative method be used to interpret the rhythmic patterns of unmeasured sources (trobador or trouvere songs, or the Latin songs of the Carmina Burana), we are told that the later, measured, sources "imposed" rhythms on songs hitherto innocent of such affronts.
The S2201W and S2001W both employ twisted neumatic (TN) panel technology and have a 16:10 aspect ratio and 1680 x 1050 native resolution.
Here several black-and-white illustrations help to bring the medieval work to life, assisting readers in familiarizing themselves with the Gothic, mensural, and neumatic notations used in the songs of ms.
In 1995, after the initial joint acquisition with Notre Dame, Theodore Karp, a distinguished Midwestern musicologist at an institution not yet a Newberry partner, brought to the Newberry's attention a liturgical codex copied in about 1300 that contained a rare example of Aquitanian neumatic notation, a form of musical notation that antedated the square notation customarily found in late medieval manuscripts and early printed tomes.
The melody is neumatic (two to four notes per syllable of text).
Jerome's Vulgate Bible, neumatic musical notation, Aldo Manuzio's Orthographiae ratio, and Ben Jonson's English Grammar.