rhythmicity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rhythmicity the rhythmic property imparted by the accents and relative durations of notes in a piece of music
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rhythmicity Rhythmical character; rhythmicality.
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Usage

In literature:

Consider, for a moment, the irresistible witchery of music, of rhythmic cadences.
"Book of Etiquette, Volume 2" by Lillian Eichler Watson
The nun's spirit found wings in music and fled towards him, throbbing with the rhythmical pulse of the sounds.
"The Thirteen" by Honore de Balzac
There, in the broad light of the setting sun, Pete rhythmically bent and straightened over his saw.
"Snow-Blind" by Katharine Newlin Burt
He had been tormented by the music of celestial singers, whose choral song reflected in its ripples the rhythmic pulse of being.
"Imaginations and Reveries" by (A.E.) George William Russell
He chewed rhythmically for a space.
"The Sturdy Oak" by Samuel Merwin, et al.
You could hear the rhythmical taps of the crutches carried by a woman who incessantly wended her way through the groups.
"Lourdes From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
The din of the shouting and the rhythmic beating was joined by the patter of steady dripping.
"L'Assommoir" by Emile Zola
So white, so young, and so calm, her every movement was harmonious, her appearance at once very staid, very noble, and very rhythmical.
"Rome From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
It rose and fell with a long-drawn, rhythmic swing.
"With Edged Tools" by Henry Seton Merriman
You could hear the rhythmical taps of the crutches carried by a woman who incessantly wended her way through the groups.
"The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris" by Emile Zola
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In poetry:

When June's love crimsons the cheek of the rose,
And the meadow—swathes sweep in rhythmic rows,
And foxgloves gleam in the darkest glen,
You will not recall nor regret us then.
"The Passing Of The Primroses" by Alfred Austin
Come my darling; let us dance
Through the golden galaxies
Rhythmic swell of circumstance
Beaming passion’s argosies:
Ecstasy entwined with ease,
Terrene joy transcending trance!
"Lyric of Love to Leah" by Aleister Crowley
I bless thee, Father, thou art what thou art,
That thou dost know thyself what thou dost know—
A perfect, simple, tender, rhythmic heart,
Beating its blood to all in bounteous flow.
"Shall The Dead Praise Thee?" by George MacDonald
When with thee he walked abroad,
Every crossing, every stair
By thy touch was first explored,
Ere his feet were planted there,
With a sort of rhythmic beat
On the pavement of the street.
"To The Walking-Stick Of My Dead Friend" by John Lawson Stoddard
Its rhythmic motion, tuned to time,
Its awful rush, yet sure return,
Make even our dim orb sublime,
And we at last the truth discern,--
With God is neither small nor great,
Nor soon, nor late.
"Life's Trilogy" by John Lawson Stoddard
He tossed them--tossed them--out of His whirling hand,
Plenteous in every place, by full broad casts
Measured to rhythmic beat; and golden stars
Flew o'er the wide expanse like firefly swarms.
"The Legend Of The Earth" by Sarah Anne Curzon

In news:

Café Jam Moio ( Rhythmic Spice) Malandro Records.
HARLEM;The Rhythmic Gestures of an African Past.
Rhythmic Bursts of Social Glue.
Rhythmic Stretch and Strength.
The first US contender for rhythmic gymnastics in eight years, Julie Zetlin is representing America in a sport that combines motion, grace and athleticism for a visually stunning display.
Rhythmicity St Anne's Chapel on Sunday.
The eight members of Rhythmicity will perform at 5 pm on Sunday at St Anne's Chapel and Event Center.
The Cajun Hot Soles play rhythmic two steps and waltzes, reminiscent of Louisiana dancehalls of the 1950s and earlier.
Rhythmic Circus to perform in Marion.
WASHINGTON — The rhythmic clapping began the minute Amr Khaled stepped into the packed ballroom.
GLOBE TREKKER transports viewers to unforgettable destinations through its stunning photography, rhythmic indigenous music and spirit of adventure.
Choral dances combine rhythmic stomping with idiosyncratic hand gestures.
I remember Ray Barretto for his 1963 hit "El Watusi ", a rhythmic-pachanga dance tune that was a big hit across the Pop charts.
Nick Zammuto, formerly of the avant -pop duo the Books, continues to make offbeat, rhythmically complex new music with his new solo project.
The record heavily featured Burton's signature playing style, which expanded the bass from its traditional role as an anchor rhythmic element and into melodic territory usually reserved for the lead guitar.
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In science:

Synchronization, as a universal nonlinear phenomenon, is a pervasive process in Nature, as it is associated with rhythmic processes.
Is the astronomical forcing a reliable and unique pacemaker for Climate?
In the case of systems where the interaction between oscillators is pulse-driven (such as in the case of fireflies, firing of neurons, rhythmic clapping), integrate and fire type synchronization models are used [7, 8, 9, 10].
Complex phase space of a simple synchronization model
Actually making music consists of the coordinated, rhythmic movements of our body that are subsequently transmitted to a musical instrument.
Music in Terms of Science
Rhythmic auditory stimulation in rehabilitation of movement disorders: A review of current research.
Effect of rhythmic auditory cueing on gait stability during treadmill walking: an experimental study in healthy individuals
Rhythmic auditor y stimulation improves gait more than ndt/bobath training in near-ambulatory patients early poststroke: A single-blind, randomized trial.
Effect of rhythmic auditory cueing on gait stability during treadmill walking: an experimental study in healthy individuals
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