musical composition

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n musical composition a musical work that has been created "the composition is written in four movements"
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Quotations

  • Paul Klee
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    “The art of mastering life is the prerequisite for all further forms of expression, whether they are paintings, sculptures, tragedies, or musical compositions.”

Usage

In literature:

That is to say, it is not primarily a musical composition.
"My Reminiscences" by Rabindranath Tagore
The publication of these Irish airs fully discovers the source of Mr. Moore's musical compositions.
"The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor" by Stephen Cullen Carpenter
I include under the term, both the compositions themselves, and their music.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
Altogether the work is more than adroit musical composition.
"Contemporary American Composers" by Rupert Hughes
In beauty of composition, of music, of sentiment, and in deep religious feeling it can scarcely be excelled.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10" by Charles Herbert Sylvester
GRAHAM (G. F.) Musical Composition: its Theory and Practice.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson
It might seem odd to some that the grotesque Folk Rhyme should have given rise to comparatively long instrumental music compositions.
"Negro Folk Rhymes" by Thomas W. Talley
He never gave any serious attention to musical composition.
"Great Pianists on Piano Playing" by James Francis Cooke
At the Conservatoire he studied vocal music, harmony, and composition.
"Music and Some Highly Musical People" by James M. Trotter
In its composition the author was doubtless greatly influenced by the opera and the great singers, and the music of the great composers.
"Whitman" by John Burroughs
There was a composition prize, a deportment prize, a prize for grammar, one for spelling, and one for improvement in music.
"Ruby at School" by Minnie E. Paull
Tonality is simply the relation of a musical phrase, or air, or longer composition, to a keynote or tonic chord.
"The Galaxy, June 1877" by Various
Four prizes are offered by HARPER'S ROUND TABLE for music compositions, competition open to everybody.
"Harper's Round Table, October 8, 1895" by Various
He studied music at the Ecole Niedermeyer, where he won the prize for composition in 1859.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
Here is found the ultimate significance of his art-work, apart from the mere musical beauty of his compositions.
"Great Musical Composers" by George T. Ferris
His many compositions are the glory of music.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Rolland actually composed an overture to the work; but this, like his other musical compositions, remains unpublished.
"Romain Rolland" by Stefan Zweig
Lassus (di Lasso) tried every form of music at this time, but devoted himself chiefly to musical compositions for church purposes.
"The Century of Columbus" by James J. Walsh
I really am no judge of musical composition.
"The Streets of Ascalon" by Robert W. Chambers
To his musical compositions, which are numerous, little interest is to-day to be attached.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

Fantasy Information explores the influence of 8-bit sound on popular music through profiles of significant chiptune musicians and the tools they use for composition.
Some call it sacrilegious to change the music, alter the style or try anything creative with this iconic composition.
The title of this bracing work slid into my mind while I was watching Martins's Naïve and Sentimental Music, his ninth setting of an Adams composition.
Candy Avila Moss-First Place: 5th grade Music Composition.
The program offers children ages 9 through 12 the opportunity to study the art of music composition through stories, picture scores, music technology and collaboration with professional musicians.
Faber Music, which published Harvey's compositions, said he died Tuesday.
URBANA — The Illinois Japan Performing Arts Network will present a performance of "9 Chains " a new music and video composition by Gene Coleman, at 8 pm Thursday in the Knight Auditorium at the Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St.
Music lovers will have a rare opportunity this evening, to attend the premiere of a new composition , performed by the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, in the Chautauqua Amphitheater.
Here are St Cecilia Music Center's guidelines for entering ArtPrize 2012 with a musical composition and performance.
Science and Music Composition .
The 2012 Grawemeyer Award in Music Composition goes to.
Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center will host Greater Rockford Music Teachers Association's (GRMTA) composition festival Friday and Saturday, Nov 4-5.
Deacon spent time studying composition and electronic music at Purchase College, State University of New York.
Dutch composer Michel van der Aa, winner of the 2013 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.
Faber Music, which published Harvey 's compositions, said he died Tuesday.
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In science:

Automatic composition: experiments with self-similar music.
Analysis of music: controlled random music and probability distribution function of recurrence time of amplitude peaks
Thus, a subset of seven (or less often, five) of those twelve tones is used instead in musical melody composition.
Music in Terms of Science
This is the musical line, or curve, which guides our ear through a composition.
Music in Terms of Science
Meter pertains to the organization of musical time, constituting the basic scheme of accents in a composition; specifically, to the arrangement of musical beats in units of time known as “measures”.
Music in Terms of Science
In musical composition, voice leading is the term for a decision-making consideration when arranging voices (or “parts”), namely, how each voice should advance from each chord to the next.
Music in Terms of Science
On the other hand, Opik also has 16 musical compositions to his credit.
Astrophysics in 2005
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