agogic accent

agogic accent
: stress secured through relative prolongation of the tones to be emphasized — compare agogics

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  • agogic accent — /əˌgɒdʒɪk ˈæksɛnt/ (say uh.gojik aksent) noun an effect similar to an accent produced by sustaining one of a pair of notes slightly beyond its written value …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Accent (music) — In music, an accent is an emphasis placed on a particular note, either as a result of its context or specifically indicated by an accent mark. Accents contribute to the articulation and prosody of a performance of a musical phrase. Compared to… …   Wikipedia

  • agogic — /euh goj ik, euh goh jik/, n. Music. stress given to a note through prolonged duration. Also called agogic accent. [1890 95; < Gk agog(é) course + IC (modeled on G agogisch)] * * * …   Universalium

  • accent — accentless, adj. accentuable /ak sen chooh euh beuhl/, adj. n. /ak sent/; v. /ak sent, ak sent /, n. 1. prominence of a syllable in terms of differential loudness, or of pitch, or length, or of a combination of these. 2. degree of prominence of a …   Universalium

  • agogic — noun an accent that accentuates a note by extending it slightly beyond its normal time value …   Wiktionary

  • 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 — 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

  • Stress (linguistics) — In linguistics, stress is the relative emphasis that may be given to certain syllables in a word. The term is also used for similar patterns of phonetic prominence inside syllables. The word accent is sometimes also used with this sense.Types of… …   Wikipedia

  • Bar (music) — Types of bar lines In musical notation, a bar (or measure) is a segment of time defined by a given number of beats of a given duration. Typically, a piece consists of several bars of the same length, and in modern musical notation the number of… …   Wikipedia

  • Metronome — For other uses, see Metronome (disambiguation). Mechanical metronome A metronome is any device that produces regular, metrical ticks (beats, clicks) settable in beats per minute. These ticks represent a fixed, regular aural pulse; some metronomes …   Wikipedia

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