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timbral

(ˈtæmbrəl; ˈtɪmbrəl)
adj
relating to timbre
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part of persuading any singer to accept the timbral change that occurs at the top of the passaggio is to help him kinesthetically realize a new (replacement) resonance.
rhythmic, melodic, and timbral details of the composition, I realized that some of them appear somehow a bit blurred and dimmed.
At the same time, it de-emphasises several crucial aspects of Ravel's original conception, including timbral differences and pacing.
Clocking in at just under five minutes, the composition swerves through numerous tempo and timbral shifts while impressing with its canny sense of the cinematic.
Is this "temporal budget" a more important aspect than the sonic component, the timbral qualities of the sound?
In their interpretation of the score, the PostClassical Ensemble emphasizes musical contrasts through attention to timbral, textural, and motivic layering.
I've also developed an interest in electronic and timbral composers during my music degree, which has led me to bring in more experimental and trip hop style influences of Gorillaz and Portishead to my new material which I'm working on.
Beyond the disputed--and sometimes arguably convincing--narrative elements of programs and personal stories ascribed to the symphonies, the musical narrative (that is, the innovative structures Mahler composed) relies on parameters beyond die thematic and tonal drama Monahan investigates, with the intersections of rhythmic, textural, and timbral dimensions creating scores that benefit from multiple interpretations and repeated hearings.
Ching disclosed his radical decision to omit the chorus, the orchestra and instead introduce new harmonic, timbral and contrapuntal details, that resulted in a debonair chamber work.
Re-creating their roles from Aix were Adrianne Pieczonka, a sweet and silvery Chrysothemis who could soar when her music demanded (and afforded an apt timbral contrast with her stage sister), and the wonderful Waltraud Meier, who disappointed as Klytamnestra--an iffy role for her 21 years ago, when she recorded it under Daniel Barenboim, and an even iffier one now.
The loops and whorls of broken chords are all present and correct, but the harmonic movement and timbral shading expands and contracts with each unexpected and unexplainable interaction on stage, and the muscular, functional decisiveness of much of the vocal writing suggests an appropriate nod towards the Eisler/Brecht catalogue.
Considering the timbral restrictions of this instrumentation, it is impressive that Chaffin can create such a rich palette within the work.