agogics


agogics
agog·ics

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  • agogics — agogic, adj. /euh goj iks, euh goh jiks/, n. (usually used with a sing. v.) Music. the theory that accent within a musical phrase can be produced by modifying the duration of certain notes rather than by increasing dynamic stress. [1920 25; see… …   Universalium

  • agogics — [usu. treated as sing.] the use of agogic accents. → agogic …   English new terms dictionary

  • agogics — iks noun plural but usually singular in construction Etymology: German agogik, from Greek agōgē + German ik ics 1. : the musical theory that rhetorical emphasis involves not only dynamic stress but also the emphasis implied in the greater… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • agogic Music — [ə gɒdʒɪk] adjective relating to or denoting accentuation within musical phrases by slight lengthening of notes. noun (agogics) [usu. treated as sing.] the use of agogic accents. Origin C19: from Ger. agogisch, from Gk agōgos leading , from agein …   English new terms dictionary

  • agogic — əˈgäjik, gōgik adjective Etymology: German agogisch, from Greek agōgē + German isch ish : of or relating to agoge or agogics especially to variations in tempo within a piece or movement tempos and agogic indications of an operatic score …   Useful english dictionary

  • agogic accent — noun : stress secured through relative prolongation of the tones to be emphasized compare agogics …   Useful english dictionary