Hocket

In music, hocket is the rhythmic linear technique using the alternation of notes, pitches, or chords. In medieval practice of hocket, a single melody is shared between two (or occasionally more) voices such that alternately one voice sounds while the other rests. ==History== ...
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hocket

in medieval polyphonic (multipart) music, the device of alternating between parts, single notes, or groups of notes. The result is a more or less ... [2 related articles]
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