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batterie

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.).

Battery. (1) The perc. instr. (2) Any rhythmic formula for the drums such as those used in the army for signalling. (3) Striking instead of plucking str. of guitar.

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Batterie

Richard Glasstone.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 889 words.

The generic term batterie (Fr., battre, “to beat”), covers all ballet jumps involving the beating together of the legs

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batterie

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.).

Battery. (1) The perc. instr. (2) Any rhythmic formula for the drums such as those used in the army for signalling. (3) Striking instead of plucking str. of guitar.

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batterie

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

A ballet term which refers to movements in which the legs are beaten together in the air.

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Batterie

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 11 words.

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batterie

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 31 words.

Battery. (1) The perc. instr. (2) Any rhythmic formula for the drums such as those used in the army for

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batterie

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 21 words.

1 Percussion instruments in general.

2 A drumroll.

3 An 18th-century term for arpeggio, broken-chord figuration, etc.

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batterie

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 18 words.

A ballet term which refers to movements in which the legs are beaten together in the air.

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batterie

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 33 words.

Battery.

1. The perc instr. 2. Any rhythmic formula for the drums such as those used in the army for signalling. ...

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batterie noun

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 70 words.

E18 French. Dancing

1 E18 A movement in which the feet or calves are beaten together during a leap.

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batterie de cuisine noun phrase

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 20 words.

L18 French (= articles for cooking).

Apparatus or utensils for preparing or serving a meal.

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Beats

Edited by Selma Jeanne Cohen.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 11 words.

For discussion of beating movements in ballet, see Battement; Batterie.

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rasgueado

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Sp.; Fr.: batterie; It.: battute).

In guitar playing, the technique of ‘strumming’ several strings, either upwards with the fingertips or downwards with the back of the...

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battery n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 14 words.

ˈbatrəɪ, -tər-

sp batterie1, battery6, batt’rie1, battry1, batt’ry2

rh flattery VA

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percussion instruments

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.: batterie; Ger.: Schlag- und Effektinstrumente; It.: batteria).

Strictly, these are only the instruments that are struck, but in practice the term covers all those for which...

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Sonnerie

Edward H. Tarr.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 140 words.

(Fr.)

(1) A military signal or short march sounded by trumpets (for cavalry) or clairons (for infantry and chasseurs) and restricted to the notes of the harmonic series (usually in...

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Tillière [Tillier, Thillière], Joseph Bonaventure

Mary Cyr.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music of the Classical Period. 420 words.

(b before 1750; d after 1790). Cellist and composer, active in France. He was a pupil of Berteau (as were Duport and Janson) and in 1760 played in the orchestra of Prince Conti. In...

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Percussion

James Holland and Janet K. Page.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1153 words.

(Fr. instruments à percussion; Ger. Perkussion, Schlagzeug; It. percussione)

A term used to describe instruments, in particular Western orchestral and band instruments, that...

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Tempête

Caroline Wood.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 172 words.

(Fr.: ‘tempest’)

A scene-type in late 17th-century and in 18th-century French opera. Usually, tempêtes make use of both instrumental and vocal forces in the portrayal of the...

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Serge Golovine

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Monte Carlo, 20 Nov. 1924; d Paris, 31 Jul. 1998)

French dancer and teacher. He studied with Julie Sedova in Nice (from 1935) and with Gustave Ricaux in Monaco, later with...

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Christian Johansson

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Stockholm, 20 May 1817; d St Petersburg, 25 Dec. 1903)

Swedish dancer and teacher. Although Swedish, he spent most of his career in Russia. He studied at the Royal Swedish...

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