noun see microtone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • microtonality — See microtonal. * * * …   Universalium

  • microtonality — noun The use of microtones in composition See Also: microtonal, microtonally, microtone …   Wiktionary

  • microtonality — mi·cro·to·nal·i·ty …   English syllables

  • microtonality — tōˈnaləd.ē noun Etymology: microtonal + ity : the quality or state of being microtonal * * * microtonalˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑microtone …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dynamic tonality — is tonal music which uses real time changes in tuning and timbre to perform new musical effects such as polyphonic tuning bends, new chord progressions, and temperament modulations, with the option of consonance.[1] The performance of dynamic… …   Wikipedia

  • Ton de Leeuw — (born Rotterdam, 16 November 1926, died Paris, 31 May 1996) was a Dutch composer. He was known for his experiments with microtonality.Taught by Olivier Messiaen and others, and influenced by Béla Bartók, he was a teacher at the University of… …   Wikipedia

  • Warren Burt — (born 10 October 1949 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an Australia based composer of American birth. He is known for composing in a wide variety of new music styles, ranging from acoustic music, electroacoustic music, sound art installations, and text …   Wikipedia

  • Joel Mandelbaum — (born in 1932) is an American music composer and teacher, most well known for his use of microtonal tuning (notably the Just intonation tuning and the 19ET and the 31ET). He also has written the first Ph.D. dissertation on microtonality, in 1961 …   Wikipedia

  • microtone — noun Date: 1920 a musical interval smaller than a halftone • microtonal adjective • microtonality noun • microtonally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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