Polyphony

[Weiner] Polyphony is a public artwork by Austrian artist Egon Weiner located on the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee campus, which is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. This sculpture is one of two Polyphony sculptures made by Egon Weiner; Polyphony is a much larger version of Polyphony II. These bronze sculptures are made up of ge...
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polyphony

[n] - music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
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Polyphony

Derivative from the Greek term meaning variety of tones, it is the number of notes which can be played simultaneously. Any synthesizer has a maximum polyphony which cannot be exceeded. If the polyphony is exceeded, MIDI data will drop out from MIDI channels used near the end of the sequence
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Polyphony

Po·lyph'o·ny noun [ Greek ....] 1. Multiplicity of sounds, as in the reverberations of an echo. 2. Plurality of sounds and articulations expressed by the same vocal sign. 3. (Mus.) Composition in mutually related, equally important parts which share the melody among the...
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polyphony

polyphonic music noun music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
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Polyphony

• (n.) Multiplicity of sounds, as in the reverberations of an echo. • (n.) Plurality of sounds and articulations expressed by the same vocal sign. • (n.) Composition in mutually related, equally important parts which share the melody among them; contrapuntal composition; -- opposed to homophony, in which the melody is given to one pa...
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polyphony

(from the article `cuneiform`) ...related notions with different names (e.g., `sun,` `day,` `bright`), it was capable of assuming more than one phonetic value (this feature is ...
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polyphony

in music, strictly speaking, any music in which two or more tones sound simultaneously (the term derives from the Greek word for `many sounds`); ... [30 related articles]
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polyphony

polyphony 1. The simultaneous combination of a number of parts, each forming an individual melody, and harmonizing with each other; the style of composition in which the parts are so combined; polyphonic composition; counterpoint. 2. The symbolization of different vocal sounds by the same letter or character; the fact or quality of being polyphonic...
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Polyphony

[choir] Polyphony is a small English choir formed by Stephen Layton for one particular concert put on in King`s College, Cambridge in 1986. They have released many critically acclaimed recordings, the most recent of which is Esenvalds - Passion & Resurrection. They record and perform a wide range of music mainly on Hyperion Records. Every y...
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Polyphony

In music a polyphony is a composition in mutually related, equally important parts which share the melody among them as opposed to a homophony, in which the melody is given to one part only, the others filling out the harmony.
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polyphony

polyphony (pulif'unē) , music whose texture is formed by the interweaving of several melodic lines. The lines are independent but sound together harmonically. Contrasting terms are homophony, wherein one part dominates while the others form a basically chordal accompaniment, and monophony,...
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polyphony

In music, when two or more lines of melody combine so that they fit well together. Counterpoint is another word that has a similar meaning. Polyphony is also the ability of a synthesizer to play more than one note at a time. If the synthesizer can produce more than one type of sound – for example, a flute and a guitar – simultaneously, it...
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Polyphony

[literature] In literature, polyphony (полифония) is a feature of narrative, which includes a diversity of points of view and voices. The concept was introduced by Mikhail Bakhtin, based on the musical concept polyphony. Bakhtin claimed that polyphony and heteroglossia are the defining features of the novel as a literary genre. For...
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Polyphony

In music, polyphony is a texture consisting of two or more simultaneous lines of independent melody, as opposed to music with just one voice (monophony) or music with one dominant melodic voice accompanied by chords (homophony). Within the context of the Western musical tradition, the term is usually used to refer to music of the late Middle Ages ...
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Polyphony

Combining a number of individual but harmonizing melodies. Also known as counterpoint.
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Polyphony

Polyphony is a form of musical texture with several interdependent, overlapping melodic lines.
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polyphony

The number of voices (notes) a device can produce simultaneously.
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Polyphony

Combining a number of individual but harmonizing melodies. Also known as counterpoint.
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Polyphony

[disambiguation] Polyphony is a musical texture consisting of two or more independent melodic voices. Polyphony may also refer to: == See also == ...
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Polyphony

[Russian Orthodox liturgy] In Russian Orthodox liturgy of 16th-18th centuries, polyphony (многогласие, mnogoglasiye, literally `many-voicing`), sometimes polyvocality, was a tradition to perform several parts of the church service in the same place at the same time, in particular, to sing several different chants simultaneously, ...
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polyphony

music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
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