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  Ornament (music) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In music, ornaments are musical flourishes that are not necessary to the overall melodic (or harmonic) line, but serve to decorate or "ornament" that line.
In the baroque period, it was common for performers to improvise ornamentation on a given melodic line.
In Spain, these ornaments were called "diferenzias", and can be traced back to the early 16th Century, when the first books with music for the guitar were produced.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ornament_(music)   (1473 words)

 Music and lights Christmas ball ornament - Patent 4652980
The ornamental device of claim 1, wherein said electric circuit controlling means includes a means to play at least one volume level of a musical selection and to cause the rhythmic flashing of said light source in synchrony with said playing of at least one volume level of said musical selection.
The ornamental device of claim 5, wherein said electric circuit controlling means includes a means to play at least one volume level of a musical selection and to cause the rhythmic flashing of said light source in synchrony with said playing of at least one volume level of said musical selection.
The ornamental device of claim 9, wherein said electric circuit controlling means includes a means to play at least one volume level of a musical selection and to cause the rhythmic flashing of said light source in synchrony with said playing of at least one volume level of said musical selection.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4652980.html   (2512 words)

 Central Washington University - Music: Music Theory
The dependability and length of your pitch memory could be taken as a measurement of your musical talent and skill.
One of the characteristics of tonal melodies is that when we sing them musically, all the pitches are not perceived as being equal.
This involves pitch memory on three levels: the background of the tonic against which the scale steps are sung, and the background of the scale steps against which the neighbor notes are sung.
www.cwu.edu /~music/theory/sing.html   (596 words)

 Search Results for "Ornament"
Music A note or group of notes that embellishes...
ornament, in music, in music, notes added to a melodic line for the purpose of embellishment or decoration, often called graces.
Their chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability,...
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 Ali Akbar College of Music - Glossary
However, it is usually used at the Ali Akbar College of Music to refer to ragas differentiated according to the number of notes they use, i.e., a five-note raga is referred to as being in aurav jati; a six-note raga, sharav jati; a seven-note raga, sampurna jati.
It is marked visually by a wave of the hand, instead of a clap, and marked aurally by the absence of the bass notes of the baya.
Extremely high or low saptaks, used mostly in instrumental music, are written with two dots above or below for ati-mandar or ati-tara and for the even higher or lower saptaks, three dots indicate ati-ati-mandar or ati-ati-tara.
www.aacm.org /aacm/discography/glossary.html   (2086 words)

 Use of Vibrato in Baroque Vocal Music
The topic of performance practice in early music has produced a veritable flood of emotionally charged criticism from both sides of the proverbial "fence".
While some assert that the application of modern styles to early music only enhances the expressive quality of a piece, others argue that historical authenticity should take precedence over all other aspects of a performance.
Most specialists agree that some vibrato is a necessary element in the performance of Baroque Music; to what degree it is used, how it is used, and the width and speed of the vibrato used encompass the main part of the controversy.
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 :: Amy Grant ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
“Music of Life,” is designed by Joy To The World Collectibles to raise money and create awareness for the Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital during the 2003 holiday season.
The hand blown European glass ornament is a salute to the history of country music, and incorporates such landmarks as The Ryman Auditorium, Music Row, Printer’s Alley, and such icons as Minnie Pearl and Johnny Cash.
The ornament is endorsed by Amy Grant who has been a strong supporter of the work done by Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.
www.amygrant.com /view_article.php?story=141   (202 words)

 CD Baby: ORNAMENT: Pools of Grace
Ornament formed in late 1999 in the desert of Southern California.
Their music reminds me of that of the great band U2 and their songs are all moving in their own way.
I give this CD five stars because, again, this is emotional, touching, inspiring music; a type of genre that is unfortunately scarce in the musical world.
www.cdbaby.com /ornament   (337 words)

 AllRefer.com - ornament, in music (Music: Theory, Forms, And Instruments) - Encyclopedia
ornament, in music, notes added to a melodic line for the purpose of embellishment or decoration, often called graces.
Symbols were adopted as a kind of shorthand for the notation of some ornaments, others were written out in complete notation, and still others were left to the discretion of the solo performer : often the composer himself.
Since the baroque era, composers have attempted to indicate their intentions regarding ornaments in precise notation.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/O/ornam-mus.html   (276 words)

 Ornament (music)
, ornaments are musical flourishes that are not necessary to the overall melodic (or harmonic) line, but serve to decorate or "ornament" that line.
, while other ornamentations may be appended to the staff in small notes, or simply written normally.
A lower unessential note may or may not be chromatically raised (that is, with a natural, a sharp, or even a double sharp) to make it just one semitone lower than the principal note.
www.mp3.fm /Musical_ornament.htm   (963 words)

 Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments 2005
Ornaments are viewed as personal gifts during the holiday season.
Keepsake Ornaments also help people who rely on Hallmark to help them express their feelings, mark milestones such as weddings or births, and commemorate important relationships such as parents, siblings and friends.
In 1973, when Hallmark introduced six glass ball ornaments and 12 yarn figures as the first collection of Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments, a new tradition of Christmas decorating was started and a new collectible industry was born.
pressroom.hallmark.com /keepsake_ornament_facts.html   (1208 words)

 Dolmetsch Online - Music Theory Online - Ornamentation
Ornamentation was essential to that performance and to miss it out made as much sense as leaving out any of the written notes.
The problem, for today's performer, is that ornamentation is one of those notational elements that varies from period to period and from country to country; indeed, it varied with the taste of the person writing about it.
In music written before the nineteenth century the mordent (written as a shake sign crossed by a vertical line) is a sequence of three notes (the written note, the note below and returning to the written note).
www.dolmetsch.com /musictheory23.htm   (6976 words)

 OF - Sounding
Between ornament and music persist direct connections, which means that Ornaments are Music.
These ornaments are drawn music -- they are sound: when run through a projector, these graphic sounds broadcast tones or a hitherto unheard of purity, and thus, quite obviously, fantastic possibilities open up for the composition of music in the future.
Or, furthermore, new musical sounds are now possible, pure tones with a precision of definition in their musical vibrations that could not be obtained formerly from the manipulation of traditional instruments.
www.oskarfischinger.org /Sounding.htm   (798 words)

His music is a sort of those fluttering clicks and beats which will remind you on FOUR TET or DNTEL.
To me it sounds like good music to spent some sunny days in the park.
This entry was posted on Thursday, March 2nd, 2006 at 2:42 pm and is filed under Indie Pop.
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 Bach Music Manuscript Notation
This ornament consists of three parts: the prefix, the trill and the suffix or termination.
Because the last two notes of the trill combine with the termination to produce a sound exactly like the prefix, it is best to include several additional repercussions of the trill whenever the length of the note permits.
The note that is ornamented with the trill must be preceded by the note one diatonic step higher.
www.iment.com /maida/familytree/henry/music/bachnotation.htm   (2410 words)

 baroque articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
ornament ORNAMENT [ornament] in music, notes added to a melodic line for the purpose of embellishment or decoration, often called graces.
It had an extra set of bass strings, not stopped on a fingerboard as the regular set are but plucked as open strings.
These made it more suitable for playing baroque music than was the lute.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/01146.html   (481 words)

 Disney Music Boxes and other Ceramic Collectibles by Schmid at Starshows.com
This is the eighth in a series of Disney collectors plates dated 1990 is the eighth in the series made by Schmid.
This rare music box is 8-1/2' tall Mickey as, Prince and the Pauper.
The music box has an on and off switch stopper on the side to avoid overwinding.
www.starshows.com /schmid   (1433 words)

 USATODAY.com - Yes, you can turn your back on Christmas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Once the thing is standing on its own — this often takes far longer than desired — and tempers have calmed, the boxes are opened, the strings of lights unraveled (multicolored, of course), and the decorating begins.
It was a nice tradition, because the only ornaments I had back then were freebies given out at fast-food drive-through windows and gas stations.
My favorite Teddy ornament is a tall skinny woman in a long purple coat, holding a package in one arm and a wreath in the other.
www.usatoday.com /life/columnist/finalword/2004-12-21-final-word_x.htm   (548 words)

 Music Miniatures>Brass Trumpet Ornament
Seeing this beautiful miniature Brass Trumpet Ornament, will conjure up visions of school bands or the great Jazz Musicians.
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www.niftygift.com /page/nifty/PROD/music/BOGTR12   (129 words)

 Bert Jansch MP3 Downloads - Bert Jansch Music Downloads - Bert Jansch Music Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He argues that Jansch has continued to be an important voice in contemporary folk, and that The Ornament Tree, recorded in 1990, is worthy of his early-to-mid-'70s work.
The overall sound of The Ornament Tree is quite uniform, filled with Celtic fiddles and flutes, and the song choices are a nod toward tradition.
Ballads like the title cut and "The Rambling Boys of Pleasure" tell tales of lost love and warn of the pitfalls of roving, while "The Dreamers" is a wistful salute to the romantics of the world.
www.mp3.com /albums/74070/summary.html   (482 words)

 Music Note Snowflake Pendant Ornament - Gifts & Accessories at Catalog Favorites
Look closely—this pretty snowflake design is actually an assortment of G-clefs and musical notes.
You can wear it as a pendant with our sterling silver chain (sold separately) or display it as a holiday ornament.
It’s a perfect stocking stuffer for the musician or music lover on your list.
www.catalogfavorites.com /itemdy00.asp?T1=V42526   (70 words)

 December Bulletin Gift Offer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
And the brass pieces forming the ornament are assembled so as to give a three-dimensional effect.
Among the many ways to display this 4-inch ornament, you may suspend it from a branch of your tree or place it on the mantle.
The facets of the crystal and the markings on the brass catch and scatter the light as it falls on the angel.
www.amm.org /bulletins/2004/dec04/gift.htm   (634 words)

 Sherrys Antiques* Collectibles* & Frivolous Necessities Religious Items Directory
These angels are each playing a musical instrument.
This music was originally from 1990 by this particular publication from Leo Feist Inc is dated 1918.
Measures 3 1/2" in diameter and is in pristine condition with the original silk bow and hanger.
www.cyberattic.com /~sherrysantiques/catalog/Religious_Items.html   (334 words)

 Ozark Folk Center Country Store and Gift Shop for music books food
How the Ornament is made — Molds for these ornaments are hand carved from cherry wood.
An alloy of silver and tin is then poured into the mold and allowed to cool and harden before being finished.
Equipped with an eye hook so that you can use as an ornament; or self standing to add to your nativity.
www.ozarkfolkcenter.com /country-store/shop.asp?cat=30   (415 words)

 NYCwebstore.com Gifts and Souvenirs, Corporate Gifts, Snow Globes, I Love NY and More
Each beautiful Radio City Music Hall ornament is hand blown and painted for a truly one of a kind Christmas Ornament to be cherished every year.
NYCwebStore.com is proud to offer you these NYC Radio City Music Hall glass Ornaments and we are sure they will be cherished in your family for generations.
Each ornament is delivered in its own clear box which is sturdy enough to store it after each season.
www.nycwebstore.com /detail.aspx?PRODUCT_ID=ABS-NYC14   (174 words)

 Personalized Musical Note Ornament
Music lovers will take note of this eye-catching ornament!
Exclusively crafted for Bronner’s, this 3" glass musical note ornament celebrates your special person’s love of music with a personal touch.
Personalized with permanent fl ink by our professional Bronner’s artists, this ornament comes ready-to-hang with a silver cord.
www.bronners.net /1099307.html   (117 words)

 Personalized Male Music Ornament
Bakers clay ornament made entirely by hand by Judy who handsculpts and handpaints each one.
Judy enjoys making ornaments that will make a treasured memory for you and your family.
Our ornaments are all made by hand, so no two are exactly alike.
www.christmasspiritshop.com /product.taf?id=DSD-NOTE-M   (209 words)

 2005 Hallmark Ornaments - Disney's Mickey Mouse Club: 50 Years of Music and Fun ornament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This ornament is in mint condition, never displayed, and in the original box.
Priority Mail Shipping/Handling charges, within the United States, are $4.50 for the first ornament and 50 cents for each additional ornament shipped in the same package.
This site is a secondary market source for Hallmark ornaments and is not authorized by, sponsored by, or associated with Hallmark Cards, Inc. or any Hallmark store.
www.mxtx.com /hallmark/ad2005/qxd4075.htm   (154 words)

 Religious Christmas Ornaments
Here's a 4 inch full color hand painted resin ornament that depicts this holy bishop with the little ones he so often intervenes for.
4in soft blue, heart-shaped ornament depicts the Mary and Joseph gazing on the Christ Child.
4in soft blue, heart-shaped ornament depicts 2 Angels gazing on the Christ Child.
www.inhisname.com /ChristmasPages/Ornaments.htm   (119 words)

 ornament, in music
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