Organum
Organon Or"ga*non, Organum Or"ga*num, n. [NL. organon, L. organum. See {Organ}.] An organ or instrument; hence, a method by which philosophical or scientific investigation may be conducted; -- a term adopted from the Aristotelian writers by Lord Bacon, as the title (``Novum Organon'') of part of his treatise on philosophical method. --Sir. W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Órganum — (método de primitiva polifonía vocal paralela): la melodía principal se muestra como puntos negros, el acompañamiento en órganum se muestra como redondas. El órganum es una forma de polifonía occidental primitiva, que alcanzó su apogeo en la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • organum — ● organum nom masculin (latin organum, du grec organon) Une des formes les plus anciennes (Xe XIIe s.) de la polyphonie fondée sur un thème de plain chant. ⇒ORGANUM, subst. masc. HIST. DE LA MUS. Aux IXe XIe s., voix qui accompagne rapidement à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • organum — ORGÁNUM s.n. Una dintre formele cele mai vechi ale muzicii pe mai multe voci distincte, care consta dintr un contrapunct improvizat pe o temă de cânt liturgic. – Din fr. organum. Trimis de ionel bufu, 08.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  orgánum s. n.… …   Dicționar Român

  • organum — òrganum m DEFINICIJA pov. glazb. najraniji i najjednostavniji oblik europske umjetničke višeglasne glazbe; javlja se u 9. st., razvijen osobito u 12. st. ETIMOLOGIJA lat. organum …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Orgănum — Orgănum, 1) so v.w. Organ, s. Organon; 2) Orgel. O. hydraulicum, Wasserorgel. O. pneumaticum, Windorgel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Orgănum — (griech.), soviel wie Organon (s. d.); auch Musikinstrument, insbes. die Orgel (s. d.). In der Geschichte der Musik bezeichnet O. außerdem die älteste und primitivste Art mehrstimmiger Musik, bestehend in einem fortgesetzten Auseinandergehen bis… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Organum — vgl. Organ …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • organum — [ôr′gə nəm] n. pl. organums or organa [ôr′gənə] [L: see ORGAN] 1. ORGANON 2. Music a) an early type of polyphony based on plainsong, in which the voices are separated by an interval of a fourth, fifth, or octave b) a c …   English World dictionary

  • Organum — This article is about a style of music. For the musical instrument, see organum (musical instrument). For the experimental music group, see David Jackman. Organum (  /ˈɔr …   Wikipedia

  • Organum —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Orgue ni Novum Organum. Chant grégorien Plain chant …   Wikipédia en Français

  • organum — /awr geuh neuhm/, n., pl. organa / neuh/, organums. 1. an organon. 2. Music. a. the doubling, or simultaneous singing, of a melody at an interval of either a fourth, a fifth, or an octave. b. the second part in such singing. [1605 15; < L; see… …   Universalium

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