consonance consonance

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words
  2. (n) the property of sounding harmonious

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  1. Western ideas of tuning and consonance are honored, but there is little interest in harmonic twists and turns or even simple modulation.
  2. That isn't to say that they've embraced tonality, or even consonance, or abandoned abstraction.
  3. Everything he played contained melody and consonance and quotations from other music yet sounded freshly pulled out from moment to moment.

News

  1. Former Obama adviser Nancy-Ann DeParle joins N.Y. private equity firm

    Nancy-Ann DeParle, a former Nashville attorney and one of President Obama's chief advisers on health care reform, has joined a private equity firm, Consonance Capital Partners.
    on August 9, 2013     Source: The Tennessean

  2. Nancy-Ann DeParle joins NY private equity firm

    Nancy-Ann DeParle, a former Nashville attorney and one of President Obama's chief advisers on health care reform, has joined a private equity firm, Consonance Capital Partners.
    on August 9, 2013     Source: The Tennessean

  3. Consonance Capital Partners announces Nancy-Ann DeParle to join as Partner

    Consonance Capital Partners today announced that Nancy-Ann DeParle, one of the nation’s leading experts in health care policy and finance, has joined the healthcare private equity manager of Consonance Capital as a Partner.
    on August 7, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "We reviewed the turmoil in Palestine, in Iraq, in Lebanon, in Afghanistan and we both have consonance of views in a requirement of a new initiative," Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf told a joint news conference on the lush grounds of the...
    on Jan 26, 2007 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Ninemsn

  2. "Today, the BRO is in the process of considerable transformation and modernisation. There are many important projects in various stages of implementation. It will be our endeavour to see that BRO's capabilities are in consonance with India's...
    on May 11, 2010 By: AK Antony Source: Oneindia

  3. A statement issued by BJP general secretary Ananth Kumar said: "The party has no hesitation in doing so (condemning the CD). In consonance with its stand that the party had suo motu taken before notice was issued by the Election Commission and the...
    on May 11, 2007 By: Ananth Kumar Source: NewKerala.com

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