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  • noun Plural form of ostinato.

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Examples

  • As the lovely ostinati continues, it finally reaches a point at 1:20 when electric bass enters to ground everything into a strong and coherent, almost jaunty emotion.

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  • As the lovely ostinati continues, it finally reaches a point at 1:20 when electric bass enters to ground everything into a strong and coherent, almost jaunty emotion.

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  • As if it weren't enough to suggest insistent hip-hop rhythms with heavily pedaled bass ostinati, or to give Schumann a whirl ( "Auf Einer Burg"), Mr. Moran also throws into the mix a dollop of stride, the prewar two-handed school of jazz piano that's all about instrumental virtuosity and high spirits.

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  • As if it weren't enough to suggest insistent hip-hop rhythms with heavily pedaled bass ostinati, or to give Schumann a whirl ( "Auf Einer Burg"), Mr. Moran also throws into the mix a dollop of stride, the prewar two-handed school of jazz piano that's all about instrumental virtuosity and high spirits.

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  • Kronos completes this process of abstraction from folk roots, exquisitely balancing the rough textures and string-scrapings of country fiddling with classical-sounding ostinati.

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  • Kronos completes this process of abstraction from folk roots, exquisitely balancing the rough textures and string-scrapings of country fiddling with classical-sounding ostinati.

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  • Why, instead of writing reams of pretentious parlando over predictably minimalistic ostinati, do they not speak in their own musical language?

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  • March Mercury v02 il primo pianeta del Sistema Solare, Mercurio. le sue altissime temperature in grado di rendere liquidi numerosi metalli ispirano BingoBlu nella prima assolata parte del brano. il capitolo si sviluppa in un susseguirsi di crateri sonori evidenziati da alternarsi di ostinati pattern ritmici. il pianeta più piccolo del sistema

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  • March Mercury v02 il primo pianeta del Sistema Solare, Mercurio. le sue altissime temperature in grado di rendere liquidi numerosi metalli ispirano BingoBlu nella prima assolata parte del brano. il capitolo si sviluppa in un susseguirsi di crateri sonori evidenziati da alternarsi di ostinati pattern ritmici. il pianeta più piccolo del sistema

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  • It's a big, stylised, ensemble piece which turns almost exclusively on a series of compulsive ostinati and like the demon roulette wheel only stops spinning long enough to register the human folly which drives it.

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