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metric modulation

Edited by Alison Latham

in The Oxford Companion to Music


Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199579037

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A technique introduced by Elliott Carter, by which changing time signatures effect a transition from one metre to another, just as a series of chords can effect a harmonic modulation from one key to another....

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Subjects: Music

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