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We can see, too, at once how the octave is such a smooth consonance.

12827Then she clarified, an octave higher.

126120musicians with treble lutes and with harps an octave lower (or with lutes and harps over the sopranos and tenors respectively) were to lead the singers in giving out the melody.

5550Saturday before Whitsunday, Whitsunday and its octave; all festivals in commemoration of the sufferings of Christ, i.e.

4444The translators handled the octave stanza.

4137If one is the octave of the other a figure of 8 may be described, and so on.

3534The next higher octave has the suffix 2, the next higher the suffix 3, and so on.

3333Thus, if the one note be an octave higher than the other, it will give double the number of waves in the same distance.

3232Her nights were spent in writing, which seemed in her case a relaxation from the real business of the day, playing with her grandchildren, gardening, conversing with her visitors - it might be Balzac or Dumas, or Octave Feuillet or Matthew Arnold - or writing long letters to Sainte-Beuve and Flaubert.

2628A festival called the Rushbearing takes place on the Saturday within the octave of St Oswald's day (August 5th), when a holiday is observed and the church decorated with rushes, heather and flowers.

2023In some cases of echo, when the original sound is a compound musical note, the octave of the fundamental tone is reflected much more strongly than that tone itself.

1921To meet this exigency, Zarlino proposed that for the lute the octave should be divided into twelve equal semitones; and after centuries of discussion this system of "equal temperament" has, within the last thirty-five years, been universally adopted as the best attainable for keyed instruments of every description.3 Again, Zarlino was in advance of his age in his classification of the ecclesiastical modes.

1925Hence the octave, though comparatively feeble in the incident train, may predominate in the scattered reflection constituting the echo.

1721This story is much amplified in the account given by St John of Damascus in the homilies In dormitionem Mariae, which are still read in the Roman Church as the lesson during the octave of the feast.

1518But obviously in either the octave or the fifth, if the tuning is imperfect, beats occur all along the line wherever the tones should coincide with perfect tuning.

1420But obviously in either the octave or the fifth, if the tuning is imperfect, beats occur all along the line wherever the tones should coincide with perfect tuning.

1420The pipes composing it were stopped at one end, so that the sound waves had to travel twice the length of the pipe, giving out a note nearly an octave lower than that produced by an open pipe of equal length.

1316If the series were complete we should have terms which separately would correspond to the fundamental, its octave, its twelfth, its double octave, and so on.

1317festival of the instruments of the Passion, of the Precious Blood, of the invention and elevation of the Cross; all festivals of apostles, except those above noted; festivals of martyrs; masses for a papal election; the Feast of the Holy Innocents, when it falls on a Sunday (violet if on a week-day), and its octave (always red).

1216Octave was now, however, free, and the family immediately moved to Paris, where they took part in the splendid social existence of the Second Empire.

1217We shall treat only of the diatonic scale, which is the basis of European music, and is approximated to as closely as is consistent with convenience of construction in key-board instruments, such as the piano, where the eight white notes beginning with C and ending with C an octave higher may be taken as representing the scale with C as the key-note.

1115OCTAVE FEUILLET (1821-1890), French novelist and dramatist, was born at Saint-LO, Manche, on the I i th of August 1821.

111538, 3, to the tenth or octave of the third, the numbers of vibration in the same time being as 2 to 3 to 5.

1013Strangely enough, in this exile - rendered still more irksome by his father's mania for solitude and by his tyrannical temper - the genius of Octave Feuillet developed.

912With respect to the limits of pitch, Savart found that the note might be a fifth above, and more than an octave below, that proper to the jet.

913With respect to the limits of pitch, Savart found that the note might be a fifth above, and more than an octave below, that proper to the jet.

913ERNEST LOUIS OCTAVE CO.URTOT DE CISSEY (1810-1882), French general, was born at Paris on the 23rd of September 1810, and after passing through St Cyr, entered the army in 1832, becoming captain in 1839.

812If it is touched in the middle with a feather, the edge of a card, or the finger nail, and bowed a quarter of the way along the octave, the first overtone comes out.

812Jacob " (Paris, 1873-1874) The whole of this literature derived more or less from foreign sources, and, with the exception of Charles de Coster and Octave Pirmez, produced no striking figures.

812Ernest Louis Octave Courtot de Cissey >>

812Octave Pirmez >>

812(r) the preparatory fast of the forty days of Lent; (2) the fifteen days, beginning with the Sunday before and ending with the Sunday after Easter, during which the ceremonies of Holy Week and the services of the Octave of Easter were observed; this period, called by the French the Quinzaine de Pdques, was specially observed in that.

711In the succeeding year he showed, in the same journal, that if the elements be arranged in the order of their atomic weights, those having consecutive numbers frequently either belong to the same group or occupy similar positions in different groups, and he pointed out that each eighth element starting from a given one is in this arrangement a kind of repetition of the first, like the eighth note of an octave in music. The Law of Octaves thus enunciated was at first ignored or treated with ridicule as a fantastic notion unworthy of serious consideration, but the idea, subsequently elaborated by D.

69Octave Feuillet >>

59If, for instance, a note is struck and held down on a piano, a little practice enables us to hear both the octave and the twelfth with the fundamental, especially if we have previously directed our attention to these tones by sounding them.

510r (nl+n2)t+f} (35) Thus, accompanying the two original pure tones there are (I) the octave of each; (2) a tone of frequency (n i - n 2); (3) a tone of frequency (It/ -1--n 2).

46The next octave above has two accents, and each succeeding octave another accent.

47The book itself, however, falls into five sections: - (a) from Advent to Christmas (cc. 1-5); (b) from Christmas to Septuagesima (6-30); (c) from Septuagesima to Easter (31-53) (d) from Easter Day to the octave of Pentecost (54-76); (e) from the octave of Pentecost to Advent (77-180).

47Largely with the view of studying the problem of maintaining equilibrium, several experimenters, including Otto Lilienthal, Percy Filcher and Octave Chanute, cultivated gliding flight by means of aeroplanes capable of sustaining a man.

47country; (3) the Octave of Easter, during which the newlybaptized wore their white garments, which they laid aside on the Sunday after Easter, known as Dominica in albis depositis from this custom; another name for this Sunday was Pascha clausum, or the close of Easter, and from a clipping of the word "close" the English name of "Low" Sunday is believed to be derived; (4) Eastertide proper, or the paschal season beginning at Easter and lasting till Whit Sunday, during the whole of which time the festival character of the Easter season was maintained.

49The octave below bass C is written C D E F GA B c. The next octave below is C] D i E 1 F] G] A] B 1 C, and each preceding octave has another accent as suffix.

49Johann Heinrich Scheibler (1777-1838) tuned two forks to an exact octave, and then prepared a number of others dividing the octave into such small steps that the beats between each and the next could be counted easily.

36L'Art moderne was founded in 1882 by Edmond Picard, who had as his chief supporters Victor Arnould and Octave Maus.

36OCTAVE HENRI MARIE MIRBEAU (1850-), French dramatist and journalist, was born at Trevieres (Calvados) on the 16th of February 1850.

36L'Art moderne was founded in 1882 by Edmond Picard, who had as his chief supporters Victor Arnould and Octave Maus.

36The interval corresponding to the octave being divided into seven equal parts, each about 14 semitone, it follows that Siamese music sounds strange in Western ears.

25Madame Modjeska was also the Polish interpretress of the most prominent plays of Legouve, Dumas, father and son, Augier, Alfred de Musset, Octave Feuillet and Sardou.

25introduced the feast into the general calendar of the Roman Catholic Church, fixing the Friday after the Octave of Corpus Christi for its celebration.

25This was to demand a great sacrifice, but Octave Feuillet cheerfully obeyed the summons.

25His father bore the shock of his temporary absence, and the following year Octave ventured to make the same experiment on occasion of the performance of Un Jeune Homme pauvre.

25Madame Modjeska was also the Polish interpretress of the most prominent plays of Legouve, Dumas, father and son, Augier, Alfred de Musset, Octave Feuillet and Sardou.

25Greek singing octave; we may therefore regard it as a tone lower than that to which we are accustomed.

26Here it is sufficient to say that the frequencies of a note, its major third, its fifth and its octave, are in the ratios of 4: 5: 6: 8.

26But if an observer is stationed at S' the waves will be about half as far apart and will reach him with nearly twice the frequency, so that he hears a note about an octave higher.

26The Poet Of This Little Band Of Authors Was I Octave Cremazie, A Quebec Bookseller, Who Failed In Business" And Spent His Last Years As A Penniless Exile In France.

26Any other fork within this octave can then have its frequency determined by finding the two between which it lies.

210The octave above is c' d'e' f' g' a' b' c".

218In the Anglican Church Ascension Day and its octave continue to be observed as a great festival, for which a special preface to the consecration prayer in the communion service is provided, as in the case of Christmas, Easter, Whitsunday, and Trinity Sunday.

1518 shows curves given by intervals of the octave, the twelfth and the fifth.

19At present twelve notes are used in the octave, and these are arranged at equal intervals 2= 7.

19In works on sound it is usual to adopt Helmholtz's notation, in which the octave from bass to middle C is written c d e f g a b c'.

19She froze with fear and his voice raised an octave.

00But Zarlino uncompromisingly declared that the syntonous or intense diatonic scale was the only form that could reasonably be sung; and in proof of its perfection he exhibited the exact arrangement of its various diatonic intervals, to the fifth inclusive, in every part of the diapason or octave.

00Thus the second A = 2 X 2 X 2, and we may regard it as an ascent through two fifths in succession and then a descent through an octave.

00Octave >>

00His festival is observed on that anniversary by the entire Roman Catholic Church as a semi-duplex, and by the Spanish Catholics as a duplex of the first class with an octave.

00Then she clarified, an octave higher.

00She froze with fear and his voice raised an octave.

00The group reformed in 1978 and recorded the album Octave.

00bass trombone player, he takes many passages ' up the octave ' .

00The double bassoon, or contrabassoon, sounds one octave lower.

00In a true-harmonic bell, with the main partials in octaves, the pitch is about an octave below the nominal.

00Robinson, K. & PATTERSON, R.D. APU 3314 The stimulus duration required to identify vowels, their octave, and their pitch chroma.

00At bar 67 Clementi uses the octave quavers, derived from the first subject, but in two-part counterpoint, often in contrary motion.

00I tried an answer like this: " Well, sir, with the octave couplers they are usable for Bach.

00A wealth of octave and sub-octave couplers have been provided.

00All octave couplers to play through the 10 unison couplers.

00The fretting of the instrument is basically diatonic, but it is not the same in each octave.

00I have not got the sound of that discord that should have been an octave, out of my ears yet.

00For Downside a complete positive was provided from the great by octave duplication.

00Although the Selmer octave key mechanism was a pivotal design (neat pun eh?

00The octave nominals are a little flatter than in modern bells.

00Choir organ effects, too, are possible by playing an octave higher in combination with the 8ft. flute.

00Four Hand Reel are Julian Gurr (mandolin, octave mandolin) and Andy Stone (guitar, vocals ).

00modulation frequencies comprise an equally tempered scale of 21 notes per octave.

00Its octave nominal is however an almost perfect octave, something which modern founders do not usually achieve.

00notated in the usual way, eg the octave modifiers, and ' are useable.

00octave couplers they are usable for Bach.

00octave mandola.

00Octave nominal The partial roughly an octave nominal The partial roughly an octave above the nominal.

00octave leap (bar 12) will need practice.

00octave duplication.

00octave bands between 63 Hz to 8 kHz are generally used.

00For how can one locate the double octave in such a list?

00octave below the nominal.

00Note the provision of an extra octave of treble pipes to most of the organ, for use with the octave of treble pipes to most of the organ, for use with the octave couplers.

00octave of notes learned and simple rhythms.

00octave of German pedals for the feet.

00Thomas sent Beethoven a gift of a 6 octave grand pianoforte made from Spanish mahogany.

00At bar 67 Clementi uses the octave quavers, derived from the first subject, but in two-part counterpoint, often in contrary motion.

00The octave quint which stands on the former harmonic flute slide is the old fifteenth, with five extra pipes at the bottom.

00semiquaver figure set an octave below.

00Being a physicist, my first thought was merely to tabulate the required frequencies of the twelve semitones of the octave.

00tierce rank in the tenor octave but this was a hangover of the 18th Century English organ.

00tritone chords are generally avoided in vocal music, the second chord of khulo is an octave.

00And the runaway wife writes to her lover: - " O my dear Octave, we shall never pass a night together without first kneeling down and praying for Jacques."

00Her nights were spent in writing, which seemed in her case a relaxation from the real business of the day, playing with her grandchildren, gardening, conversing with her visitors - it might be Balzac or Dumas, or Octave Feuillet or Matthew Arnold - or writing long letters to Sainte-Beuve and Flaubert.

00We are not without a clue to the pitch usual in the classic Greek and Alexandrian ages: the vocal octave to which the lyre was adapted was noted as from e to O.

00Greek singing octave; we may therefore regard it as a tone lower than that to which we are accustomed.

00But to sing the lower Greek modes in or near the vocal octave it was necessary to transpose (yEraj30Xii) a fourth upwards, which is effected in modern notation by a flat placed upon the b line of the staff; thus modulating from our major key of C to that of F.

00Octave Feuillet >>

00Yet, so insensible is Schatz to the euphony of his own work, that he proposes, as an alternative for the first and second trombones, two violins an octave higher, the other parts remaining unaltered!

00(r) the preparatory fast of the forty days of Lent; (2) the fifteen days, beginning with the Sunday before and ending with the Sunday after Easter, during which the ceremonies of Holy Week and the services of the Octave of Easter were observed; this period, called by the French the Quinzaine de Pdques, was specially observed in that.

00country; (3) the Octave of Easter, during which the newlybaptized wore their white garments, which they laid aside on the Sunday after Easter, known as Dominica in albis depositis from this custom; another name for this Sunday was Pascha clausum, or the close of Easter, and from a clipping of the word "close" the English name of "Low" Sunday is believed to be derived; (4) Eastertide proper, or the paschal season beginning at Easter and lasting till Whit Sunday, during the whole of which time the festival character of the Easter season was maintained.

00Saturday before Whitsunday, Whitsunday and its octave; all festivals in commemoration of the sufferings of Christ, i.e.

00festival of the instruments of the Passion, of the Precious Blood, of the invention and elevation of the Cross; all festivals of apostles, except those above noted; festivals of martyrs; masses for a papal election; the Feast of the Holy Innocents, when it falls on a Sunday (violet if on a week-day), and its octave (always red).

00But Zarlino uncompromisingly declared that the syntonous or intense diatonic scale was the only form that could reasonably be sung; and in proof of its perfection he exhibited the exact arrangement of its various diatonic intervals, to the fifth inclusive, in every part of the diapason or octave.

00To meet this exigency, Zarlino proposed that for the lute the octave should be divided into twelve equal semitones; and after centuries of discussion this system of "equal temperament" has, within the last thirty-five years, been universally adopted as the best attainable for keyed instruments of every description.3 Again, Zarlino was in advance of his age in his classification of the ecclesiastical modes.

00musicians with treble lutes and with harps an octave lower (or with lutes and harps over the sopranos and tenors respectively) were to lead the singers in giving out the melody.

00In 1872 they were consolidated, and the present name was adopted in honour of Octave Chanute (b.

00This story is much amplified in the account given by St John of Damascus in the homilies In dormitionem Mariae, which are still read in the Roman Church as the lesson during the octave of the feast.

00A festival called the Rushbearing takes place on the Saturday within the octave of St Oswald's day (August 5th), when a holiday is observed and the church decorated with rushes, heather and flowers.

00The pipes composing it were stopped at one end, so that the sound waves had to travel twice the length of the pipe, giving out a note nearly an octave lower than that produced by an open pipe of equal length.

00ERNEST LOUIS OCTAVE CO.URTOT DE CISSEY (1810-1882), French general, was born at Paris on the 23rd of September 1810, and after passing through St Cyr, entered the army in 1832, becoming captain in 1839.

00Here it is sufficient to say that the frequencies of a note, its major third, its fifth and its octave, are in the ratios of 4: 5: 6: 8.

00In some cases of echo, when the original sound is a compound musical note, the octave of the fundamental tone is reflected much more strongly than that tone itself.

00Hence the octave, though comparatively feeble in the incident train, may predominate in the scattered reflection constituting the echo.

00But if an observer is stationed at S' the waves will be about half as far apart and will reach him with nearly twice the frequency, so that he hears a note about an octave higher.

00Thus, if the one note be an octave higher than the other, it will give double the number of waves in the same distance.

00If one is the octave of the other a figure of 8 may be described, and so on.

0018 shows curves given by intervals of the octave, the twelfth and the fifth.

00Johann Heinrich Scheibler (1777-1838) tuned two forks to an exact octave, and then prepared a number of others dividing the octave into such small steps that the beats between each and the next could be counted easily.

00Any other fork within this octave can then have its frequency determined by finding the two between which it lies.

00We shall treat only of the diatonic scale, which is the basis of European music, and is approximated to as closely as is consistent with convenience of construction in key-board instruments, such as the piano, where the eight white notes beginning with C and ending with C an octave higher may be taken as representing the scale with C as the key-note.

00Thus the second A = 2 X 2 X 2, and we may regard it as an ascent through two fifths in succession and then a descent through an octave.

00'This does not coincide with A sharp which is the octave below the seventh from B or '85 X 1 8 5 X z = M.

00At present twelve notes are used in the octave, and these are arranged at equal intervals 2= 7.

00In works on sound it is usual to adopt Helmholtz's notation, in which the octave from bass to middle C is written c d e f g a b c'.

00The octave above is c' d'e' f' g' a' b' c".

00The next octave above has two accents, and each succeeding octave another accent.

00The octave below bass C is written C D E F GA B c. The next octave below is C] D i E 1 F] G] A] B 1 C, and each preceding octave has another accent as suffix.

00The next higher octave has the suffix 2, the next higher the suffix 3, and so on.

00If the series were complete we should have terms which separately would correspond to the fundamental, its octave, its twelfth, its double octave, and so on.

00If, for instance, a note is struck and held down on a piano, a little practice enables us to hear both the octave and the twelfth with the fundamental, especially if we have previously directed our attention to these tones by sounding them.

00If it is touched in the middle with a feather, the edge of a card, or the finger nail, and bowed a quarter of the way along the octave, the first overtone comes out.

00By reducing the tension to one quarter of its previous amount, the number of ventral segments will be seen to be increased to two, indicating that the first harmonic of the thread is now in unison with the solid, and consequently that its fundamental is an octave lower than it was with the former tension; thus confirming the law that n varies as S IT.

0038, 3, to the tenth or octave of the third, the numbers of vibration in the same time being as 2 to 3 to 5.

00We can see, too, at once how the octave is such a smooth consonance.

00r (nl+n2)t+f} (35) Thus, accompanying the two original pure tones there are (I) the octave of each; (2) a tone of frequency (n i - n 2); (3) a tone of frequency (It/ -1--n 2).

00The interval corresponding to the octave being divided into seven equal parts, each about 14 semitone, it follows that Siamese music sounds strange in Western ears.

00The Poet Of This Little Band Of Authors Was I Octave Cremazie, A Quebec Bookseller, Who Failed In Business" And Spent His Last Years As A Penniless Exile In France.

00In the Anglican Church Ascension Day and its octave continue to be observed as a great festival, for which a special preface to the consecration prayer in the communion service is provided, as in the case of Christmas, Easter, Whitsunday, and Trinity Sunday.

00The best work of the Belgian romanticists is in the rich and picturesque prose of the 16th century romance of Charles de Coster (see DE Coster), and in the melancholy and semi-philosophical writings of the moralist Octave Pirmez.

00Jacob " (Paris, 1873-1874) The whole of this literature derived more or less from foreign sources, and, with the exception of Charles de Coster and Octave Pirmez, produced no striking figures.

00The book itself, however, falls into five sections: - (a) from Advent to Christmas (cc. 1-5); (b) from Christmas to Septuagesima (6-30); (c) from Septuagesima to Easter (31-53) (d) from Easter Day to the octave of Pentecost (54-76); (e) from the octave of Pentecost to Advent (77-180).

00His festival is observed on that anniversary by the entire Roman Catholic Church as a semi-duplex, and by the Spanish Catholics as a duplex of the first class with an octave.

00Ernest Louis Octave Courtot de Cissey >>

00In the succeeding year he showed, in the same journal, that if the elements be arranged in the order of their atomic weights, those having consecutive numbers frequently either belong to the same group or occupy similar positions in different groups, and he pointed out that each eighth element starting from a given one is in this arrangement a kind of repetition of the first, like the eighth note of an octave in music. The Law of Octaves thus enunciated was at first ignored or treated with ridicule as a fantastic notion unworthy of serious consideration, but the idea, subsequently elaborated by D.

00The translators handled the octave stanza.

00OCTAVE HENRI MARIE MIRBEAU (1850-), French dramatist and journalist, was born at Trevieres (Calvados) on the 16th of February 1850.

00Largely with the view of studying the problem of maintaining equilibrium, several experimenters, including Otto Lilienthal, Percy Filcher and Octave Chanute, cultivated gliding flight by means of aeroplanes capable of sustaining a man.

00Octave Pirmez >>

00introduced the feast into the general calendar of the Roman Catholic Church, fixing the Friday after the Octave of Corpus Christi for its celebration.

00OCTAVE FEUILLET (1821-1890), French novelist and dramatist, was born at Saint-LO, Manche, on the I i th of August 1821.

00This nervous excitability was inherited, though' not to the same excess, by Octave, whose mother died in his infancy and left him to the care of the hypersensitive invalid.

00This was to demand a great sacrifice, but Octave Feuillet cheerfully obeyed the summons.

00Strangely enough, in this exile - rendered still more irksome by his father's mania for solitude and by his tyrannical temper - the genius of Octave Feuillet developed.

00His father bore the shock of his temporary absence, and the following year Octave ventured to make the same experiment on occasion of the performance of Un Jeune Homme pauvre.

00Octave was now, however, free, and the family immediately moved to Paris, where they took part in the splendid social existence of the Second Empire.

00The octave quint which stands on the former harmonic flute slide is the old fifteenth, with five extra pipes at the bottom.

00In ' Awaiting Execution ' the atmosphere is set with a morbid semiquaver figure set an octave below.

00Contains 7 technical vocal exercises played on piano and each having a one octave range in semitone intervals.

00Being a physicist, my first thought was merely to tabulate the required frequencies of the twelve semitones of the octave.

00His swell mixtures often had a tierce rank in the tenor octave but this was a hangover of the 18th Century English organ.

00There is also a Key Transpose function which lets you change the pitch up or down in a range of one octave.

00Since tritone chords are generally avoided in vocal music, the second chord of khulo is an octave.

00Octave Systems Incorporated offers CD and DVD duplicators of different sizes, so it should not be difficult to find one that suits your needs.

00The low string is an E, and the high string is an E, too, just an E in a higher octave.

00For each string, these notes in an octave are as follows (starting with the first fret and ending with the 12th fret).

00Hold B to drop the sounds an octave, or hold X to raise them.

00The number symbol makes a note sharp and the actual number denotes the octave.

00Neptune is the planet of dreams, romance and spirituality, and it is considered the higher octave of Venus.

00Neptune connections: Considered the higher octave of Venus, Neptune helps the relationship feel like true love; it's a feeling that you've found a soul mate.

00transpose function which lets you change the pitch up or down in a range of one octave.

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