iridescence

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the visual property of something having a milky brightness and a play of colors from the surface

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He says many customers don't understand chromatic shift, and how different wavelengths of light focus at different points.
"Chromatic Shift" will be on view through October 7, 2017.
The subtle chromatic shifts result from the changing angles of light, as registered through the low-fi connection, and recall the minimal yet cherished variations of light observed in a lover's face, as in Roni Horn's "You Are the Weather," 1994-96.
Students will need to be prepared for using accidentals, chromatic shifts and sixth extensions.
129ff.) of Stainer's A Theory of Harmony Founded on the Tempered Scale (London: Rivingtons, 1871); moreover, the chromatic shifts in Stainer's works are remarkable, and were recognized as such by his contemporaries (p.