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1. Music Of, relating to, or characterized by polyphony.
2. Linguistics Having two or more phonetic values.

pol′y·phon′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.polyphonically - in a polyphonic manner; "polyphonically composed"
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The academic Paul Watkins has described how these artistic attempts at sharing the black experience have, literally, fallen on deaf ears: "The more rupturing or polyphonically disruptive .
The SCAMV said in its citation that Tura was chosen unanimously for his "original compositions in which he has polyphonically woven together .
During the Advent and Lent periods, instruments (including the organ) would have to keep silent altogether, while in the rest of the liturgical year the Ordinary would be sung monophonically, the Proper polyphonically, and, with the exception of the traditional Christmas carols, instruments would only be played on special occasions.
the mixed-media image/text dynamics) entails a challenge to binary oppositions' hegemonic logic, and hence provides an adequate means for the self-reflective expression of heterogeneously embodied, polyphonically voiced, kaleidoscopically envisioned feminine subjectivies-in-process.
The images of Chinggis Khan have been created polyphonically in Mongolian, Chinese, Japanese, English and so on, in the same way that Bakhtin described the new genre of "polyphonic novel" as having "many points of view, many voices, each of which is given its full due", (53) which Keane's model of semiotic ideologies echoes.
Lundberg does an admirable job of identifying and analyzing a large body of works over a wide chronological period: consider the challenge, for example, of analyzing the same melody set polyphonically within the modal system of the fifteenth century, the emerging major/mint tonal system of the seventeenth century, and the same tonal system as established iii the eighteenth century (Lundberg helpfully references several tonus peregrinus settings in the nineteenth arid twentieth centuries, but does not analyze them).
one foot in one country and one in another," as you remember the saying goes, and not even that it's impossible to dream of belonging, polyphonically, to a double religion (the people conquered by colonization sometimes experimented with this), or even to a view at once religious and atheist, it nevertheless being understood that there is a place for the conviction that religions are, as the liveliest spirits throughout in the 19th century, overtaken by sciences (historical) and philosophies, such that religions, even the active ones, are not on the same plane as philosophies and sciences, and that we never really did return to a "post-secular" society.
Catholic church history intersects Jewish locale, and Clark postulates that, in a Missa brevis, the telescoping of text (singing multiple lines of the Creed polyphonically at once) and omission of certain liturgical lines of the full Mass (most notably the lines stating Jesus is the Son of God) may point to these Masses being used as "conversion Masses" for Jews in attendance who were not quite "ready" for the full Christian doctrine.
As Caryl Phillips would go on to do again in 1997's The Nature of Blood, (17) in Higher Ground he passes on to readers the responsibility to "reconnect fragments, reconstruct history, to make meaning" of incarceration narratives (Herman 3), to find symmetry deeply, polyphonically, structurally.
Zamil, a folk two versified lines having unified rhyme and meters, polyphonically sung by men during special festive such as wedding celebrity when the groom's relatives gathered to welcome their guests.
The voices in the stories are polyphonically rendered and suggestive of carnivalesque (and often gently amusing, gently satirical) scenes of human tragicomedy.
A choir of insects signaling polyphonically in the dark.