polyrhythmic
adjective see polyrhythm

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  • polyrhythmic — polyrhythm ► NOUN Music ▪ the use of two or more different rhythms simultaneously. DERIVATIVES polyrhythmic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • polyrhythmic — “+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary poly + rhythmic 1. : having many rhythms; specifically : having many usually varied rhythmic feet to the line polyrhythmic verse 2. : having two or more rhythms proceeding simultaneously …   Useful english dictionary

  • polyrhythmic — See polyrhythm. * * * …   Universalium

  • polyrhythmic — adjective Having multiple, simultaneous rhythms See Also: polyrhythm …   Wiktionary

  • polyrhythmic — poly·rhythmic …   English syllables

  • polyrhythm — polyrhythmic, adj. polyrhythmically, adv. /pol ee ridh euhm/, n. Music. the simultaneous occurrence of sharply contrasting rhythms within a composition. [1925 30; POLY + RHYTHM] * * * ▪ music also called  Cross rhythm,         the simultaneous… …   Universalium

  • King Crimson — This article is about the musical group. For the character in novels by Stephen King, see Crimson King. King Crimson King Crimson, 1982, l r Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Tony Levin, and Bill Bruford Background information …   Wikipedia

  • Polyrhythm — is the simultaneous sounding of two or more independent rhythms. Polyrhythms can be distinguished from irrational rhythms, which can occur within the context of a single part; polyrhythms require at least two rhythms to be played concurrently,… …   Wikipedia

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