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  • n. The use of hocket in medieval music.

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Examples

  • Mr. RATLIFF: This very old device called hocketing, which is where you have — let's say you have a row of trumpet players, and they're going to play a melody.

    Guillermo Klein And His Band Of Devotees

  • Several played the konet, the signature tin horns that are made in Haiti, in a rhythmic style known as hocketing that was always followed by a cheer.

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  • "Stillness Is the Move," using the many centuries-old technique of rhythmic alternation called hocketing, making the album sound even more musically sophisticated.

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  • (Soundbite of song, "Sunlight") Ms. GARBUS: (Singing) (Unintelligible) CHRISTGAU: The tUnE-yArDs track that first caught my ear was "Hatari," which begins with Garbus 'solo version of the hocketing vocal technique of Congo's Mbuti pygmies.

    tUnE-yArDs: Low-Fi And Beautiful 'Brains'

  • The Credo is notable for its ‘hocketing’ passages alternating short notes and short rests in the upper voices and for its two-note imitations, all of which provide an illusion of a regular repeating rhythmic structure such as would occur in a motet.

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  • Sometimes a concert can leave your head ringing with sounds, and as I write mine is still reverberating to the hocketing duet between trumpet and trombone in one of the pieces from Gerald Barry's new work 'Feldman's Sixpenny Editions'.

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  • Boucher plays games with panning her sounds - whether it's hocketing her own vocal "oohs" from channel to channel or dragging a sound of scraping metal from right to left in "Circumambient."

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  • The tUnE-yArDs track that first caught my ear was "Hatari," which begins with Garbus 'solo version of the hocketing vocal technique of Congo's Mbuti pygmies.

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