Definition of Discant. Meaning of Discant. Synonyms of Discant

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Definition of Discant

Discant
Discant Dis"cant, n. See Descant, n.

Meaning of Discant from wikipedia

- Discant or descant (Latin: discantus, meaning "singing apart") originated as a style of liturgical setting in the Middle Ages, ****ociated with the development...
- "Theme from A Summer Place" is a song with lyrics by Mack Discant and music by Max Steiner, written for the 1959 film A Summer Place, which starred Sandra...
- family ranging from discant (soprano), tenor-alto, b**** to great b****. Relative to their pitch, racketts are quite small (the discant rackett is only 4½...
- polyphonic composer of this time—Léonin. He united this style with measured discant p****ages, which used the rhythmic modes to create the pinnacle of organum...
- "organum purum" and the older note-against-note style became known as discant. Saint Martial organum is rhapsodic in character as rhythms are not yet...
- Organum Book), as optimus discantor referring to his discant composition., In the original discant organum duplum, the second voice follows the cantus...
- Old Hall M****cript, one a Gloria (no. 8), the other a Sarum Agnus Dei discant (no. 3, Old Hall, no. 128), later scratched out, which is ascribed to W...
- Voice Praetorius' name Praetorius' pitch Modern pitch alto Alt oder Discant Posaun D or E E♭ tenor Gemeine recht Posaun A B♭ b**** Quart-Posaun or Quint-Posaun...
- was a newly composed polyphonic section for two or more voices sung in discant style ("note against note") over a cantus firmus. Clausulae eventually...
- chansonnier, chant, chanteur, chanteuse, chanticleer, concent, descant, discant, enchant, enchantment, incantation, incantational, incentive, plainchant...
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