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- adj. Not combinable.
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Sound and colour have analogies only in their lowest depth, as vibrations and excitement; as they grow specific and objective, they diverge; and although the same consciousness perceives them, it perceives them as unrelated and uncombinable objects.
He compiles very different, and, at first glance, uncombinable stylistic approaches.
In both cases the element evolved is liberated at the pole, but not retained by it; but by virtue of its elastic, uncombinable, and immiscible condition passes away into the surrounding medium.
Shostakovich demonstrated in his music a knack for 'combining what was uncombinable', an approprch later to be described by Russian musicologists as 'polystylistics'.