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having two or more phonetic values

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of or relating to or characterized by polyphony

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having two or more independent but harmonically related melodic parts sounding together

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Polyphonic music dates back to antiquity, and it is the only kind of music in Greece that has preserved the pentatonic scale -- a musical scale with five notes per octave.
Furthermore, we emphasize that the Russian philosopher, in proposing the polyphonic novel, demonstrated the possibility of devising an artistic object, by organizing content in such a way that the result would prove the dialogic potential of language (cf.
Here and there he also offers support for specific polyphonic proposals, for instance in connection with Boltz's suggestions that [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] may be abbreviated phonetic in [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) *tsek (p.
He treats a wide variety of compositional voices, all charging themselves with the same task, a polyphonic setting of the ninth psalm tone.
Polyphonic On Campus features a separate section of articles on issues and topics of interest to musicians.
Cardiff Polyphonic Choir will perform Handel's Messiah at St David's Hall on Sunday December 14.
providing workshops giving participants the opportunity to meet like-minded individuals for discussion and performance of a range of musical styles The Generation Jam event will be a packed weekend of workshops and clinics, bringing together Jazz Jam, Polyphonic Jacklead and Help the Aged, and anybody else who would like to join in.
Dancing Bear Polyphonic Choir at the Metropolitan Community Church.
The LG C2000 camera phone offers 640x480 snapshots from its VGA camera, polyphonic ringtones, speakerphone, mirror and voice-activated dialling.
And because they are master recordings (not polyphonic or monophonic renditions), everyone responsible for the creation of the song, including the artist, will get paid when someone downloads the tune.
The product line-up consists of the uPD9993 chip, which offers 64 polyphonic tones and is the first LSI device to support MP3 and advanced audio coding (AAC) playback; the uPD9996 chip for low-end monaural (single-speaker) mobile phones, which is pin-compatible with the NEC Electronics uPD9990/ 1/2 series of melody solutions; and the uPD9995 chip, a smallest-in-class monaural chip first introduced in September 2003.
Nokia 3125 also included integrated hands-free speaker, polyphonic ring tones, animated screensavers, games, video clips and support for downloadable Java applications.
Galilei's book is much more than a description of how to set music for the lute: he viewed intabulation not as an end in itself but as an ideal means of studying music and counseled transcribing polyphonic music in a form as close as possible to the vocal original.
Simply follow these three easy steps: 1 Start a text message and enter one of the KEY WORDS below depending on whether you have a standard or a polyphonic mobile phone e.
It wasn't just a couple of pairs of jeans - but 27 white robes belonging to rising cult rock group The Polyphonic Spree.