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- adj. Having the same rhythm throughout
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The majority of Pedro de Cristo's surviving works are, however, written for four or five voices and in a predominantly imitative style although homophony is the basic texture in the settings of responsories and psalms, and short homorhythmic passages are common in other works.
Other aspects – repeated notes, homorhythmic textures, rhythmically diminished motivic reworking, and consistent anticipation by the contratenor and discantus of the tenor's melody in one piece, Vostre oeul – bespeak a more modern style.
The texture is prevailingly full throughout, and often homorhythmic.
Compact and frequently homorhythmic in the prevailing four-voice passages, its skilful combination of cantus-firmus structure with principles of parody technique recurs in the Missa ‘Tant bel mi sont pensade’.
Its homophonic and homorhythmic style recall the old conductus, long since fallen ou of fashion.
They show a strong relationship to masses by Compère and Gaffurius and are written in a typically ‘Italian’ style in which sectional structure, alternation between homorhythmic declamation and free polyphony, frequent duos in paired imitation and extensive syllabic texting are characteristic.
In that regard, I refrained from employing several of my typical compositional tricks, most notably I kept the materials homorhythmic for entire sections.