the theory that accent within a musical phrase can be produced by modifying the duration of certain notes rather than by increasing dynamic stress.
music. stress given to a note through prolonged duration.
agomphosis agomphosis ag·om·pho·sis (āg’ŏm-fō’sĭs) or ag·om·phi·a·sis (-fī’ə-sĭs) n. see anodontia.
agonadal agonadal a·go·nad·al (ā’gō-nād’l, ə-gō’nād’l) adj. congenital or acquired absence of ovaries or testes.
of, relating to, or symptomatic of , especially paroxysmal distress, as the death throes. historical examples these are referred to sometimes as chin jerk, tracheal tug or agonal muscles of respiration. warren commission (6 of 26): hearings vol. vi (of 15) the president’s commission on the -ss-ssination of president kennedy what do you mean by […]
. historical examples the woman ipsukuk fell to weeping for a son lost long years agone in the ice, and the shaman made incantation and prophecy. the faith of men jack london because when my father have arrived at his house, he is agone. the argonauts of north liberty bret harte gintlemen that came by […]
(in ancient greece) a contest in which prizes were awarded in any of a number of events, as athletics, drama, music, poetry, and painting. (italics) greek. (in ancient greek drama) a formalized debate or argumentation, especially in comedy: usually following the proagon and preceding the parabasis. literature. conflict, especially between the protagonist and the antagonist. […]