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hallucinatory perception of colored lights

abnormal pigmentation

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Hindemith's sonata for flute fulfils the requisites of tonal chromatism and, moreover, it is one of the works in the repertory of the three students who participated in the empirical study.
The experience and experiments of Futurist artists with fashion, dress and appearance are particularly relevant in order to understand not only the way the very concept of art and its hierarchy is completely reworked in the context of the avant-garde movements, but also how their aesthetic, visual and philosophical sensibilities revolutionized the cut, the design, the chromatism and the meanings of fashion vis-a-vis urban space and performance.
The Nanovea PS50: compact profiler offers the benefits of axial chromatism in environments where flexibility and easy-to-use operation are required.
The European stereotype of the Jews and other "white Negroes" as a degenerate race complicates racial and postcolonial theories in which skin color (what Gayatri Spivak usefully calls "chromatism") serves as an important sign of Otherness.
Native ancestry appears to have been unproblematically effaced) exists as a conduit both to discussions of intra-racial color lines (viz., chromatism, pigmentocracy, black-and-tan phenomenon, the chromatic skin fetish) and to the more myopic binarizing of American race relations in the twentieth century as a paradigm of black-white contestation.
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.
Its meaning and its non- meaning, surface and picture, unrealizable circumstances of memory tied or allied to unforeseeable concretions of invaluable essence, the abstraction of the philosopher and the whim of the metricalist and forlorn deployer of chromatism? All at once in a bifid unison before the apprehension that gives recognition, immediately?