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Word: dissonance

Definition: discord


Sentences Containing 'dissonance'

Director Elia Kazan was open to the idea of jazz influences and dissonant scoring and worked with Alex North, whose score for "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951) combined dissonance with elements of blues and jazz.
Fest with bands Ion Dissonance, Dead to Fall, and Through The Eyes Of The Dead.
Franco's style is related to that of other Spanish composers of the period, though more conservative, treating dissonance carefully, avoiding chromaticism and virtuosity; indeed tending towards austerity.
His 2003 book 'The Chinese Journalist: mediating information in the world's most populous country' exposed the cognitive dissonance of Chinese media workers unable to realise their own expectations of their work.
In fact, the cause of Kepler's dissonance might be explained by the fact that the asteroid belt separates those two planetary orbits, as discovered in 1801, 150 years after Kepler's death.
Specifically, Allman's team found signals from the ACC are received in Brodmann's area 10, in the frontal polar cortex, where regulation of cognitive dissonance (disambiguation between alternatives) is thought to occur.
The causal theories provided after an action will often serve only to justify the person's behaviour in order to relieve cognitive dissonance.
The opening words "We were talking" are sung to an E-F-G-B♭ melody tritone interval (E to B♭) that enhances the spiritual dissonance sought to be evoked.
The system is an example of the difference between the treatment of dissonance in jazz and classical harmony: "Classical treats all notes that don't belong to the chord...as potential dissonances to be resolved...Non-classical harmony just tells you which note in the scale to avoid..., meaning that all the others are okay".
They collaborated in 2005 with Ministry's Paul Barker on an EP titled "Cognitive Dissonance - The Art of Lying to Yourself".
This is an example of what has been referred to as non-consonance/dissonance (Gabriel, 1969) or incompatibility (Lehmann, 1957).

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