Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Preserved in, copied from, and authenticated by a register.

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Examples

  • Joel sets up the first citation of the theme when his doo-wop rocker persona admits at the end of the verse that he can no longer "remember the rules," launching the song into a different registral collection from which the melody and harmony of the refrain are borrowed to create an effectively expressive hybrid. —

    They built you a temple, and locked you away

  • Joel sets up the first citation of the theme when his doo-wop rocker persona admits at the end of the verse that he can no longer "remember the rules," launching the song into a different registral collection from which the melody and harmony of the refrain are borrowed to create an effectively expressive hybrid. —

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  • Mate’s reading of Bach’s four-movement Toccata in C-Major was infused with a riot of registral color and played with an ideal blend of virtuosity and structural strength.

    In performance: Grace Church Bach Festival

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