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    Dual Polymodality

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    Composers and scholars have not agreed on what each term exactly means, and its scope. Perhaps as a result of its wide acceptance, the term polytonality lacks accuracy as a descriptive category. Béla Bartók’s explanation of both this terms, is one of the most radically different to the rest of composers and scholars. For him, the difference relies in the amount of tonal centers. While polytonality must have two or more tonal centers with identical or different scales, polymodality needs only one tonic and different modes, as he observes To point out the essential difference between atonality, polytonality, and polymodality in a final word on this subject, we may say that atonal music offers no fundamental tone at all, polytonality offers or is supposed to offer several of them, polymodality offers a single one. Therefore, our music, I mean the new Hungarian art music, is always based on a single fundamental tone, as [much] in its entirety as in its…

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    situation. A third way to compose music for media is for movies, specifically sad ones. Sad music helps put anthesis on sad movie scenes (“Sad Music”) Composing sad sounding music is a good way to portray sadness. “A key is a pattern of notes that make up a scale.” (“Sad Music”) Choosing a scale is an important part of composing music, because the pattern dictates how the song will sound. Minor keys help make music more sad (“Sad Music”) Minor keys are key signatures with odd patterns that…

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    the implication that the first movement sonata form has indeed been emancipated from the looming tyranny of the minor key and that the movement will, in fact, end in C major as opposed to C minor. In measure 194, the ESC is presented as a strong C major chord which should indicate the emancipation of the movement; however, this is not the case. As the closing material quickly continues, E-flats are reintroduced signaling that the outcome of the struggle between major and minor has not yet been…

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    most obvious, since they portray a specific message through spoken language. Many people enjoy being able to relate to the content of a song’s lyrics, and often find comfort in the way the songwriter is able to describe a similar feeling or experience in ways more eloquent than the average person might be able to. However, the content of the lyrics aren’t always clear to the casual listener. In these cases, key and tempo are more likely to influence the emotion incited by a particular song.…

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    Syncopation In Reggae Music

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    where the beat should occur and loosen up the rhythm and give it life. I chose AoS1 because wanted to explore syncopation in both melodic and the rhythmic section lines. I have done this because I wanted to give the music a sense of being laid back. I also wanted to explore polyrhythms and cross rhythms. I also chose Aos2 as I wanted to explore tonality, diatonic melody lines and modulating to the relative key. In this area of study I used modulation when I changed from a D minor key to F major…

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    The measurements of our world strive to quantify the quality of our lives. The scales we use to measure ourselves and how we feel, fail to understand the concept of life itself. The tears of joy felt by a mother; the symphony of silence held by a survivor; the loudness of a murmur spoken as a prayer. Life is a composition, led by a melody, woven piece by piece, tied by our hopes and colored by our sorrows. Like darkness is the absence of light, pain is measured by the absence of happiness.…

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    "As long as you don’t choose, everything remains possible.” 118 year old Nemo Nobody is the last living mortal in a world where something called telemerization has created a population of semi-immortals . He tells of his life at three critical points: at age nine, age sixteen, and age thirty-four. This is no ordinary story however, as he tells of alternate life paths, often changing course with the flick of a decision or by some seemingly insignificant event. One path leaves Nemo married to…

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    Theme Of Injustice In A Lesson Before Dying

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    Injustice and the Importance of Being a Man in A Lesson Before Dying Justitia, the goddess of justice, is portrayed with a blindfold holding scales and a sword, but she, in applying her scales and sword, has never been colorblind in the U. S. 1[1] Ernest J. Gaines accuses the legal injustice against the black population through an innocent convict, Jefferson's death in A Lesson Before Dying. However, Gaines penetrates the fact that the legal injustice is rather a result than a…

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    Geography Quiz Answers

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    1___Scale is a geographic tool for creating and interpreting maps. Scale also has a broader meaning for geographers, as the relationship between any phenomenon and Earth as a whole. 2___A region is an area characterized by a unique combination of features. 3___A formal region is an area within which everyone has one or more distinctive characteristics in common, whereas A functional region is an area organized around a node or focal point. 4___An example of a functional region is the…

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    Heptatonic Scales

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    Earlier Attempts to Synthetic Scale Formations Since the early twentieth century certain theorists and composers sought to expand the number of available synthetic scales for composition. In 1907 the Italian composer Ferruccio Busoni (1866–1924) as part of an examination of the tonal system based on what he called “the two Series of Seven,” meaning the major and minor keys in relation to the chromatic scale, attempted to write all the possible heptatonic (seven-tone) scales in his book Sketch…

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