polyphonic music


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Noun1.polyphonic music - music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
counterpoint - a musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies
monody, monophonic music, monophony - music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
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The weekend is set for polyphonic music in Nicosia and guitar and wind-instrument music in Paphos.
Among the various areas of research in music information retrieval, automatic melody extraction extracts pitch or chroma information from music clips, generally polyphonic music recordings.
Georgia's polyphonic music is absolutely unique, much older than the one in Western Europe.
Music scholars from Europe, the US, and New Zealand examine polyphonic music at Mexico City Cathedral by composers Antonio de Salazar and Matheo de la Rocca; musical practice in Vienna's convents during Maria Theresa's reign, particularly how composers in the Ursuline convent responded to the ban on trumpets and timpani; marches associated with ceremonial and military processions during the French Revolution; a German march included in a sinfonia by Gottlob Harrer; the association between Haydn and his aristocratic client Prince Kraft Ernst of Oettingen-Wallerstein; the alla turca style in Haydn's opera L'incontro improvviso; images of cellists and gambists in the portrait collection of C.
The preserved personal inventory books reveal that the most frequently owned instrument was a lute or a keyboard (clavichord, virginal, regal), that is, an instrument allowing the performance of polyphonic music.
Hefele is a great musician, playing a fairly ordinary instrument, one that is not ideal for polyphonic music.
Topics include the notation of polyphonic music in medieval Paris; the premieres of Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique and Stefano Landi's Sant' Alessio (in homage of Kelly's book on premieres); the musical traditions and influence of Benevento, Italy, including sets of chants for St.
Vocal melody extraction from polyphonic music is an area of research that has received considerable attention in the past few years.
She heard traditional songs from there, and "when you start listening to polyphonic music from one tradition, it is a gateway to other polyphonic music.
As the saint's penitent and spiritual disciple, Palestrina gained that insight into the spirit of the liturgy which enabled him to set it forth in polyphonic music as it had never before been done.
Tonus Peregrinus: The History of a Psalm-tone and its use in Polyphonic Music.
The program will draw from the Odhecaton, an anthology of secular songs published in Venice in 1501 by Ottaviano Petrucci, with polyphonic music by Franco-Flemish composers such as Josquin Des Prez, Hayne Van Ghizighem and Jacob Obrecht.