Homophonic

  • (adj): Having a single melodic line with accompaniment.
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Some articles on homophonic:

Bernardo Pisano - Music and Influence
... While Pisano wrote sacred music in a sober, homophonic style, probably intended to be used during his tenure as maestro di cappella at Ss ... decades of the 16th century light, rhythmically active, usually homophonic, containing frequent repetition, and generally for three voices ... Texturally, the music varies between homophonic and polyphonic passages, as well as between passages for groups of two, three, and four singers together ...
Punning - Typology
... The homophonic pun, a common type, uses word pairs which sound alike (homophones) but are not synonymous ... Often, puns are not strictly homophonic, but play on words of similar, not identical, sound as in the example from the "Pinky and the Brain" cartoon film series "I think so, Brain, but if we give peas a ... Because of their nature, they rely on sight more than hearing, contrary to homophonic puns ...
History Of Sonata Form - Classical Era (ca 1750 – Ca 1820)
... species, written mostly in one movement, in song form, and in homophonic style ... techniques that his father had developed, he applied them to the homophonic style – allowing dramatic shifts in key and mood, while maintaining an ... This is no small innovation, in that it creates a homophonic analog to the polyphonic fugue – a seed of potential from which the composer could later germinate a range of different effects ...
Zhongyuan Yinyun - Structure
... Within each rime-tonal group, homophonic characters are further grouped together, with each homophonic group separated by an empty circle ... is supposed to know, is used to head each homophonic group, fanqie spelling is not employed, as in the earlier rime books, for indicating the pronunciations of the characters ...
Heterography And Homography
... Key to terminology Written forms same different Sounds same Homophonic homographs Homophonic heterographs different Heterophonic homographs Heterophonic heterographs Certainly, confusion ... Other homophonic heterographs in English include "I", "aye", and "eye", "right", "rite", "wright", and "write", "read", and "reed", and "there", "their ... The two aforementioned classes of words, along with a third class (homophonic homographs — words with different meanings whose written and spoken forms are both the same, such as "bank ...

More definitions of "homophonic":

  • (adj): Having the same sound.