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contrapuntal

Music characterized by counterpoint
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which often act contrapuntally and trigger through theme, rhythm, and other mysterious methods, associations in the reader as well as the writer.
And having a fully realized, contrapuntally correct solution in score, they must still address basic questions concerning absolute and relative tempos in performance.
They thus tend to undermine, in fact, what they acknowledge rhetorically--that the exilic Said rejects identity politics whether this politics is Western or Palestinian or Arabic--and thus to deflect attention away from what I take to be Said's major and abiding legacy to the intellectual life of our fraught global age: his undeviating commitment, utterly dependent on the rejection of the violence-producing metaphysical principle that identity is the condition for the possibility of difference, of the "whole consort [of humanity] dancing together contrapuntally.
more practice in the art of reading contrapuntally.
33) is based upon what was originally a long and searing lament for Roman Catholic martyrs, now bowdlerized for domestic Protestant consumption and, as such, more contrapuntally muscular than most of the more decorous psalms.
Next I offer, contrapuntally, a little autobiography to implicate myself - born on the margin, living decentered - in the subject, and also to flesh the stark abstractions of criticism.
Nordstrom makes the point (illustrated with examples) that the bandora was clearly not considered as contrapuntally versatile as the lute, which may explain why only six songs use it for accompaniment but does not account for the large proportion of imitative fantasias among the solo works.
Such a critical secularism would also be adequate to the positive task of enabling a democratic polity in which the different constituencies relate to each other, not as monolithic national subjects, but, in Said's resonant musical metaphor, as a "'complete consort dancing together,' contrapuntally.
While the more contrapuntally lively madrigals adapt very well to the new medium, pieces reveling on monotonic melodies and homophonic outbursts of musical declamation such as the Torquato Tasso cycles (nos.
Given his love of sonorous and contrapuntally involed keyboard textures--the |masses of harmonies' mentioned by Kittel in connection with his continuo-playing practices--how Bach must have relished the prospect of transcribing these Italian string concertos for multiple harpsichords.
In a recent videotape, Stephanie Jordan explains, while New York City Ballet dancers illustrate, the extensive array of techniques that Balanchine used to kinesthetically replicate, closely parallel, or contrapuntally contrast the metrical, pitch, and timbral elements of Stravinsky's score (Music Dances: Balanchine Choreographs Stravinsky [New York: George Balanchine Foundation, 2002]).
The slogan "signifying with a vengeance" works more to motivate a particular critical style--"dense, associative, contrapuntally layered, flecked with allusions" (31), reading texts "not in a linear but in a jazzy, variational way" (32)--than to formulate a general theory of postcolonial literature.