chromatism


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hallucinatory perception of colored lights

abnormal pigmentation

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The jury gave Ross the gold medal, citing ``a sort of naturalism founded upon a 20th century matrix and a tonal type of chromatism with a strong, sculptural effect to construct a composed, poetic atmosphere.
Beyond the original biblical passage stretch millennia of commentary and interpretation, and this author's aim is specifically to trace the evolution of the idea--the perception--that the Curse of (or on) Ham was not simply servitude but, somehow, the blackness of Ham, so that slavery and a particular chromatism went together down the ages--extending directly to mid-19th century America, when pro-slavery advocates, armed with Scripture, could and did point to Genesis 9: 18-25 as the divine patent for black slavery, their righteous judgments formed just as biblical literalists' opinions are to this day: "God said it, I believe it, and that's an end to it.
These include, for example, frequent, sometimes even tedious, chromatism, a use of the whole-tone scale, pentatonic scales, fourth-fifth and seventh-ninth chords, fifth and octave parallels and richly colourful and finely differentiated orchestration with conspicuous use of the harp and celesta.
Note Tufan Turenc's clearly "white" chromatism in the following account:
Why is chromatism a part of how many children understood who they are?