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Index Hemiola

In music, hemiola (also hemiolia) is the ratio 3:2. [1]

62 relations: America (West Side Story song), Arcangelo Corelli, Aristoxenus, Balafon, Baroque music, Beat (music), Bell pattern, Bulerías, Cell (music), Cent (music), Claude Le Jeune, Courante, Cross-beat, Dance, Der Rosenkavalier, Flamenco, Furiant, George Frideric Handel, Haitian Vodou drumming, Hausa people, Hippasus, Interval (music), Interval ratio, Johannes Brahms, John Tyrrell (musicologist), Just intonation, Leonard Bernstein, Ludwig van Beethoven, Major scale, Metric modulation, Minuet, Monochord, Music, Music theory, Musique mesurée, Nigeria, Ostinato, Ottó Károlyi, Palo (religion), Perfect fifth, Philolaus, Piano Concerto (Schumann), Polyrhythm, Ptolemy, Pyknon, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Pythagorean tuning, Ratio, Rhythm, Richard Strauss, ..., Robert Schumann, Semitone, Shape, Slavonic Dances, Soleá, Stanley Sadie, Superparticular ratio, Syncopation, V. Kofi Agawu, Violin, Weber, West Side Story. Expand index (12 more) »

America (West Side Story song)

“America” is a song from the musical West Side Story. Stephen Sondheim wrote the lyrics and Leonard Bernstein composed the music.

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Arcangelo Corelli

Arcangelo Corelli (17 February 1653 – 8 January 1713) was an Italian violinist and composer of the Baroque era.

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Aristoxenus of Tarentum (Ἀριστόξενος ὁ Ταραντῖνος; born c. 375, fl. 335 BCE) was a Greek Peripatetic philosopher, and a pupil of Aristotle.

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The balafon is a kind of wooden xylophone or percussion idiophone which plays melodic tunes, and usually has between 16 and 27 keys.

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Baroque music

Baroque music is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750.

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Beat (music)

In music and music theory, the beat is the basic unit of time, the pulse (regularly repeating event), of the mensural level (or beat level).

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Bell pattern

A bell pattern is a rhythmic pattern of striking a hand-held bell or other instrument of the Idiophone family, to make it emit a sound at desired intervals.

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Bulería (interchangeable with the plural, bulerías) is a fast flamenco rhythm in 12 beats with emphasis in two general forms as follows: 1 2 4 5 7 9 11 or 1 2 4 5 6 9 11 It may also be broken down into a measure of followed by a measure of (known as hemiola) counted as such: 1 1 2 4 5 7 9 - 1 2 4 5 7 9 11 An interesting counting method has been used by Pepe Romero, in his book Classical Guitar Style and Technique, which is 2 measures of time followed by 3 measures of time.

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Cell (music)

The 1957 Encyclopédie Laroussequoted in Nattiez, Jean-Jacques (1990).

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Cent (music)

The cent is a logarithmic unit of measure used for musical intervals.

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Claude Le Jeune

Claude Le Jeune (1528 to 1530 – buried 26 September 1600) was a Franco-Flemish composer of the late Renaissance.

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The courante, corrente, coranto and corant are some of the names given to a family of triple metre dances from the late Renaissance and the Baroque era.

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In music, a cross-beat or cross-rhythm is a specific form of polyrhythm.

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Dance is a performing art form consisting of purposefully selected sequences of human movement.

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Der Rosenkavalier

(The Knight of the Rose or The Rose-Bearer), Op.

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Flamenco, in its strictest sense, is a professionalized art-form based on the various folkloric music traditions of Southern Spain in the autonomous communities of Andalusia, Extremadura and Murcia.

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A furiant is a rapid and fiery Bohemian dance in alternating 2/4 and 3/4 time, with frequently shifting accents; or, in "art music", in 3/4 time "with strong accents forming pairs of beats".

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George Frideric Handel

George Frideric (or Frederick) Handel (born italic; 23 February 1685 (O.S.) – 14 April 1759) was a German, later British, Baroque composer who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well-known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos.

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Haitian Vodou drumming

Vodou drumming and ceremonies are inextricably linked in Haiti.

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Hausa people

The Hausa (autonyms for singular: Bahaushe (m), Bahaushiya (f); plural: Hausawa and general: Hausa; exonyms: Ausa) are one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa.

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Hippasus of Metapontum (Ἵππασος ὁ Μεταποντῖνος, Híppasos; fl. 5th century BC), was a Pythagorean philosopher.

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Interval (music)

In music theory, an interval is the difference between two pitches.

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Interval ratio

In music, an interval ratio is a ratio of the frequencies of the pitches in a musical interval.

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Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms (7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer and pianist of the Romantic period.

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John Tyrrell (musicologist)

John Tyrrell (born 1942) is a British musicologist.

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Just intonation

In music, just intonation (sometimes abbreviated as JI) or pure intonation is any musical tuning in which the frequencies of notes are related by ratios of small whole numbers.

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Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist.

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December 1770Beethoven was baptised on 17 December. His date of birth was often given as 16 December and his family and associates celebrated his birthday on that date, and most scholars accept that he was born on 16 December; however there is no documentary record of his birth.26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist.

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Major scale

The major scale (or Ionian scale) is one of the most commonly used musical scales, especially in Western music.

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Metric modulation

In music, metric modulation is a change in pulse rate (tempo) and/or pulse grouping (subdivision) which is derived from a note value or grouping heard before the change.

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A minuet (also spelled menuet) is a social dance of French origin for two people, usually in 4 time.

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A monochord, also known as sonometer (see below), is an ancient musical and scientific laboratory instrument, involving one (mono) string (Chord).

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Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time.

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Music theory

Music theory is the study of the practices and possibilities of music.

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Musique mesurée

Musique mesurée à l'antique was a style of vocal musical composition in France in the late 16th century.

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Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north.

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In music, an ostinato (derived from Italian: stubborn, compare English, from Latin: 'obstinate') is a motif or phrase that persistently repeats in the same musical voice, frequently at the same pitch.

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Ottó Károlyi

Ottó Károlyi (born in Paris), having studied in Budapest, Vienna, and London, was a musicologist and the Senior Lecturer of Music at the University of Stirling, Scotland, where he founded the Music department and remained employed even after the department's closure.

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Palo (religion)

Palo, also known as Las Reglas de Congo, is a religion with various denominations which developed in Cuba among Central African slaves and their descendants who originated in the Congo Basin.

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Perfect fifth

In music theory, a perfect fifth is the musical interval corresponding to a pair of pitches with a frequency ratio of 3:2, or very nearly so.

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Philolaus (Φιλόλαος, Philólaos) was a Greek Pythagorean and pre-Socratic philosopher.

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Piano Concerto (Schumann)

The Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 (completed in the year 1845), is the only piano concerto written by Romantic composer Robert Schumann.

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Polyrhythm is the simultaneous use of two or more conflicting rhythms, that are not readily perceived as deriving from one another, or as simple manifestations of the same meter.

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Claudius Ptolemy (Κλαύδιος Πτολεμαῖος, Klaúdios Ptolemaîos; Claudius Ptolemaeus) was a Greco-Roman mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology.

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Pyknon, πυκνόν, sometimes also transliterated as pycnon (from πυκνός close, close-packed, crowded, condensed; spissus) in the music theory of Antiquity is a structural property of any tetrachord in which a composite of two smaller intervals is less than the remaining (incomposite) interval.

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Often "Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky" in English.

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Pythagorean tuning

Pythagorean tuning is a system of musical tuning in which the frequency ratios of all intervals are based on the ratio 3:2.

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In mathematics, a ratio is a relationship between two numbers indicating how many times the first number contains the second.

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Rhythm (from Greek ῥυθμός, rhythmos, "any regular recurring motion, symmetry") generally means a "movement marked by the regulated succession of strong and weak elements, or of opposite or different conditions".

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Richard Strauss

Richard Georg Strauss (11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949) was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras.

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Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann (8 June 181029 July 1856) was a German composer and an influential music critic.

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A semitone, also called a half step or a half tone, is the smallest musical interval commonly used in Western tonal music, and it is considered the most dissonant when sounded harmonically.

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A shape is the form of an object or its external boundary, outline, or external surface, as opposed to other properties such as color, texture or material composition.

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Slavonic Dances

The Slavonic Dances (Slovanské tance) are a series of 16 orchestral pieces composed by Antonín Dvořák in 1878 and 1886 and published in two sets as Op. 46 and Op. 72 respectively.

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Soleares (plural of soleá) is one of the most basic forms or palos of Flamenco music, probably originated around Cádiz or Seville in Andalusia, the most southern region of Spain.

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Stanley Sadie

Stanley John Sadie, CBE (30 October 1930 – 21 March 2005) was an influential and prolific British musicologist, music critic, and editor.

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Superparticular ratio

In mathematics, a superparticular ratio, also called a superparticular number or epimoric ratio, is the ratio of two consecutive integer numbers.

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In music, syncopation involves a variety of rhythms which are in some way unexpected which make part or all of a tune or piece of music off-beat.

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V. Kofi Agawu

Victor Kofi Agawu, who publishes as V. Kofi Agawu or more often simply as Kofi Agawu, is a music scholar from the Volta Region of Ghana.

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The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.

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Weber (or; German) is a surname of German origin, derived from the noun meaning "weaver".

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West Side Story

West Side Story is a musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemiola

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