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po li fo nik

  • a  having two or more phonetic values
    polyphonic letters such as `a'
  • a  of or relating to or characterized by polyphony
    polyphonic traditions of the baroque
  • a  having two or more independent but harmonically related melodic parts sounding together

  • The proprium of the mass was sung in plain chant by the admirable Cathedral choir under the direction of the Abbe Van Nuffel; the ordinary was the polyphonic Mass Resurrexti .
  • In the next few years Stravinsky's name sped across Europe as the author of the blazing, polyphonic Firebird and the riotous Petrouchka.
  • The polyphonic thickets were so incredibly dense that it took ten years to work the movement into playable shape.
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  • Bonnaroo 2013: SPIN's Best Live Photos
    The highlights of the first night of Bonnaroo 2013 featured a motley crew of acts, from firebreathing rapper Killer Mike to buzzing upstarts Haim to a Reno 911! "Drug Safety Seminar" to the Polyphonic Spree singing The Rocky Horror Picture Show ...
    June 14, 2013 - Spin

  • Matthew Johnson in Daily Comet
    It's still Patrick and Dan carrying it,says Johnson, cautioning overreaction. "It's not like (the 20 member) Polyphonic Spree."
  • Hans Ulrich Obrist in New York Times
    It used to be that "one curator would draw a master plan of the exhibition," said Mr. Obrist. "I've always thought it's more interesting to create a more polyphonic situation where you have several curatorial voices within an exhibition."
  • Tim DeLaughter in Xfm Online
    We are elated to be coming back to the UK,Spree leader Tim DeLaughter explained. "Our first real home amongst music lovers and believers of the Polyphonic Spree. The band is looking forward to a stroll through Hyde Park and a nice pint."

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