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time-signatures

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  • n. Plural form of time-signature.

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Examples

  • There was French-born pianist-composer Christian Jacob's Big Band Theory, which brought a Gallic lyricism and offbeat time-signatures to its modernistic barn-burners.

    Keeping Those Big Bands Swinging

  • The trumpeter's sound can keep its lustre and poise over the band's most challenging time-signatures.

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  • But if he was a step behind, he was a quietly combative, thoughtful, subtle and often eloquent practitioner, able to write complex, yet richly harmonised and lyrical scores in shifting time-signatures, which nonetheless liberated rather than cramped improvising soloists.

    The Guardian World News

  • Through new abstractions like bleeding-over production and fancy time-signatures the choruses are still spirited.

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  • Apart from some stupid, bouncy rock n 'roll tracks, it's actually quite a nice album, with some slightly progressive time-signatures appearing here and there to spice things up a bit.

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  • The prog-metal guys are mixing it with Yes, the doom guys are making it ethereal, the djent guys are playing with time-signatures and using the rhythm as a different expression of virtuosity (just as Prokofiev and Debussy were doing at the beginning of last century with their sonatas.)

    MetalSucks

  • The flamboyant neo-prog rock Mars Volta get into some serious time-signatures ...

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  • Meshuggah is a band with that could have gripped a whole fan base with time-signatures alone.

    Metal Underground .com

  • He previously tackled musical genres like jazz, funk and world music, played around with unconventional time-signatures (he uses a 9 / 8 tempo on "I Hung My Head", for example), and worked with musicians from different backgrounds such as French percussionist Mino Cinelu,

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