Then she clarified, an octave higher.
We can see, too, at once how the octave is such a smooth consonance.
musicians 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.
Saturday before Whitsunday, Whitsunday and its octave; all festivals in commemoration of the sufferings of Christ, i.e.
The translators handled the octave stanza.
If one is the octave of the other a figure of 8 may be described, and so on.
The next higher octave has the suffix 2, the next higher the suffix 3, and so on.
Thus, if the one note be an octave higher than the other, it will give double the number of waves in the same distance.
Her 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.
A 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.
In 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.
To 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.
Hence the octave, though comparatively feeble in the incident train, may predominate in the scattered reflection constituting the echo.
This 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.
But 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.
The 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.
If 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.
festival 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).
Octave was now, however, free, and the family immediately moved to Paris, where they took part in the splendid social existence of the Second Empire.
We 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.
OCTAVE FEUILLET (1821-1890), French novelist and dramatist, was born at Saint-LO, Manche, on the I i th of August 1821.
38, 3, to the tenth or octave of the third, the numbers of vibration in the same time being as 2 to 3 to 5.
Strangely 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.
With 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.
ERNEST 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.
If 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.
Jacob " (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.
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(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.
In 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.
The next octave above has two accents, and each succeeding octave another accent.
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If, 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.
r (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).
The 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).
Largely 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.
country; (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.
The 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.
Johann 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.
L'Art moderne was founded in 1882 by Edmond Picard, who had as his chief supporters Victor Arnould and Octave Maus.
OCTAVE HENRI MARIE MIRBEAU (1850-), French dramatist and journalist, was born at Trevieres (Calvados) on the 16th of February 1850.
The 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.
Madame 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.
introduced the feast into the general calendar of the Roman Catholic Church, fixing the Friday after the Octave of Corpus Christi for its celebration.
This was to demand a great sacrifice, but Octave Feuillet cheerfully obeyed the summons.
His 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.
Greek singing octave; we may therefore regard it as a tone lower than that to which we are accustomed.
Here 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.
But 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.
The 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.
Any other fork within this octave can then have its frequency determined by finding the two between which it lies.
The octave above is c' d'e' f' g' a' b' c".
She froze with fear and his voice raised an octave.
But 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.
Thus 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.
His 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.
The group reformed in 1978 and recorded the album Octave.
The double bassoon, or contrabassoon, sounds one octave lower.
In a true-harmonic bell, with the main partials in octaves, the pitch is about an octave below the nominal.
bass trombone player, he takes many passages ' up the octave ' .
Hold B to drop the sounds an octave, or hold X to raise them.
In 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.
18 shows curves given by intervals of the octave, the twelfth and the fifth.
At present twelve notes are used in the octave, and these are arranged at equal intervals 2= 7.
In 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'.
Robinson, K. & PATTERSON, R.D. APU 3314 The stimulus duration required to identify vowels, their octave, and their pitch chroma.
At bar 67 Clementi uses the octave quavers, derived from the first subject, but in two-part counterpoint, often in contrary motion.
I tried an answer like this: " Well, sir, with the octave couplers they are usable for Bach.
A wealth of octave and sub-octave couplers have been provided.
All octave couplers to play through the 10 unison couplers.
The fretting of the instrument is basically diatonic, but it is not the same in each octave.
I have not got the sound of that discord that should have been an octave, out of my ears yet.
For Downside a complete positive was provided from the great by octave duplication.
Although the Selmer octave key mechanism was a pivotal design (neat pun eh?
The octave nominals are a little flatter than in modern bells.
Choir organ effects, too, are possible by playing an octave higher in combination with the 8ft. flute.
Four Hand Reel are Julian Gurr (mandolin, octave mandolin) and Andy Stone (guitar, vocals ).
modulation frequencies comprise an equally tempered scale of 21 notes per octave.
Its octave nominal is however an almost perfect octave, something which modern founders do not usually achieve.
notated in the usual way, eg the octave modifiers, and ' are useable.
octave couplers they are usable for Bach.
Octave nominal The partial roughly an octave nominal The partial roughly an octave above the nominal.
octave leap (bar 12) will need practice.
octave bands between 63 Hz to 8 kHz are generally used.
For how can one locate the double octave in such a list?
octave below the nominal.
Note 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.
octave of notes learned and simple rhythms.
octave of German pedals for the feet.
Thomas sent Beethoven a gift of a 6 octave grand pianoforte made from Spanish mahogany.
The octave quint which stands on the former harmonic flute slide is the old fifteenth, with five extra pipes at the bottom.
semiquaver figure set an octave below.
Being a physicist, my first thought was merely to tabulate the required frequencies of the twelve semitones of the octave.
tierce rank in the tenor octave but this was a hangover of the 18th Century English organ.
tritone chords are generally avoided in vocal music, the second chord of khulo is an octave.
And 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."
We 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.
But 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.
Yet, 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!
In 1872 they were consolidated, and the present name was adopted in honour of Octave Chanute (b.
'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.
By 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.
The 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.
This 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.
In ' Awaiting Execution ' the atmosphere is set with a morbid semiquaver figure set an octave below.
Contains 7 technical vocal exercises played on piano and each having a one octave range in semitone intervals.
His swell mixtures often had a tierce rank in the tenor octave but this was a hangover of the 18th Century English organ.
There is also a Key Transpose function which lets you change the pitch up or down in a range of one octave.
Since tritone chords are generally avoided in vocal music, the second chord of khulo is an octave.
Octave Systems Incorporated offers CD and DVD duplicators of different sizes, so it should not be difficult to find one that suits your needs.
The low string is an E, and the high string is an E, too, just an E in a higher octave.
For each string, these notes in an octave are as follows (starting with the first fret and ending with the 12th fret).
The number symbol makes a note sharp and the actual number denotes the octave.
Neptune is the planet of dreams, romance and spirituality, and it is considered the higher octave of Venus.
Neptune 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.
transpose function which lets you change the pitch up or down in a range of one octave.
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