Cyclical Form

Cyclical Form

 

a musical form comprising several more or less independent parts that express, in their entirety, a unified artistic concept. The most common instrumental cyclical forms are the suite and the sonata (seeSYMPHONY and SONATA). Cyclical forms in music for voice include the cantata and the oratorio.

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The architecture is characterised by an exposition of cyclical form, while the sonic texture and instrumental colours are marked by a number of striking deviations from the traditional orchestration of a symphonic score.
Franck's use of cyclical form, so familiar from his D Minor Symphony, helped to unify the various movements of the piece.
There's something about great blues guitar riffs - despite the genre's cyclical form - that is addictive.
But in the world we live in today, with Brazil assuming the place it is assuming, we can't have this kind of cyclical form of engagement.
The conjuncture from 2000 to 2007 took a cyclical form, and ended as most capitalist credit cycles do with a failure of liquidity that left the over-borrowed holding depreciating assets, which created a crisis of solvency; and in this case the crisis affected ordinary home-owners as well as intermediary players in the market.
She concludes with a discussion of the literary value of the diary, although I am not sure how her discussion of the diary's open-ended and cyclical form must necessarily be that of ecriture au feminin.
Next it will be Corrie - it's a cyclical form of soap bashing.
191) of the cyclical form as an ideal resolution of the opposed views of the world, both ordered and random, a dual perspective that is implied by discontinuities, 'oscillation' and 'fractures', between 'poetic construction' and 'prosaic deconstruction' (p.
Of particular interest to the historian are the four forms called qawl, gazal, tarana and firudast, which combine to make up a larger-scale entity (a suite or, in current parlance, cyclical form) known as the nawba.
In its cyclical form, it "closes in upon itself" |disturbingly close to incest~ and reconstitutes the undifferentiated, self-contained unity that had existed before the shattering of the sun.
Perhaps the most unexpected conclusion, one that contradicts the findings of those who probably concentrate too much on the cyclical form, is that 'die Rahmenerza hlung [...] weniger durch das mehr oder weniger ungezwungene Vortragen von Erzahlungen im geselligen Kreis gepra gt wird, sondern [sic] durch die intime Erzahlgemeinschaft und die Vorherrschaft von Ich- und peripherer Ich-Erzahlung in der Binnenerzahlung' (p.
From the Tin Pan Alley 32-bar form, through the cyclical forms of modal jazz, to the more recent accumulation of digital layers, beats, and breaks in Electronic Dance Music, repetition as both an aesthetic disposition and a formal property has stimulated a diverse range of genres and techniques.