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metric modulation

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Term and technique introduced by Amer. composer Elliott Carter for changing the rhythm (not necessarily the metre) from one section to another.

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metric modulation

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Term and technique introduced by Amer. composer Elliott Carter for changing the rhythm (not necessarily the metre) from one section to another.

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metric modulation

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 24 words.

Term and technique introduced by Amer. composer Elliott Carter for changing the rhythm (not necessarily the metre) from one section

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metric modulation

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 37 words.

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...

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metric modulation

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 28 words.

Term introduced by R.F. Goldman in reference to *Carter's technique, first used in his Str Qt no.1, of rapidly moving between contrasting proportional tempos....

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Growth modulation index as metric of clinical benefit assessment among advanced soft tissue sarcoma patients receiving trabectedin as a salvage therapy

N. Penel, G. D. Demetri, J. Y. Blay, S. Cousin, R. G. Maki, S. P. Chawla, I. Judson, M. von Mehren, P. Schöffski, J. Verweij, P. Casali, S. Rodenhuis, H. J. Schütte, A. Cassar, J. Gomez, A. Nieto, P. Zintl, M. J. Pontes and A. Le Cesne.

in Annals of Oncology

February 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 2990 words.

Background

The growth modulation index (GMI) is the ratio of time to progression with the nth line (TTP n ) of therapy to the TTPnull...

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“Modulate, Daddy, Modulate!”

Michael Germana.

in Ralph Ellison, Temporal Technologist

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 17507 words.

Chapter 4 examines Ellison’s use of rhythm—specifically his incorporation of polyrhythms and his application of an advanced rhythmic concept called metric modulation—to express his beliefs...

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Kampela, Arthur

Silvio J. dos Santos.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 255 words.

(b Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feb 6, 1960). Brazilian composer, guitarist, and singer. He studied composition at Escola de Música da Universidade do Rio de Janeiro, Manhattan School of...

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Analytical Strategies

Davis Quintet.

in The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965–68

May 2011; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music. 14887 words.

This chapter provides some general analytical frameworks relevant to the Davis quintet studio recordings. It defines terms such as “modal jazz”, and provides overviews of strategies used by...

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A STUDY OF THE IMAGE QUALITY OF COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY ADAPTIVE STATISTICAL ITERATIVE RECONSTRUCTED BRAIN IMAGES USING SUBJECTIVE AND OBJECTIVE METHODS

J. Mangat, J. Morgan, E. Benson, M. Båth, M. Lewis and A. Reilly.

in Radiation Protection Dosimetry

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 4896 words.

The recent reintroduction of iterative reconstruction in computed tomography has facilitated the realisation of major dose saving. The aim of this article was to investigate the possibility...

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Non-invasive identification of stable rotors and focal sources for human atrial fibrillation: mechanistic classification of atrial fibrillation from the electrocardiogram

Aled R. Jones, David E. Krummen and Sanjiv M. Narayan.

in EP Europace

September 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 4934 words.

Aims

To develop electrocardiogram (ECG) tools to quantify the number of sources for atrial fibrillation (AF), i.e. spatially stable rotors and focal...

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Gonadectomy and Hormone Replacement Affects In Vivo Basal Extracellular Dopamine Levels in the Prefrontal Cortex but Not Motor Cortex of Adult Male Rats

T. Aubele and M. F. Kritzer.

in Cerebral Cortex

January 2011; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience. 7781 words.

Gonadectomy in adult male rats is known to impair performance on dopamine (DA)-dependent prefrontal cortical tasks and selectively dysregulate end points in the mesoprefrontal DA system...

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Dean, Roger

Peter McCallum.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 583 words.

(b Manchester, Sept 6, 1948). English composer, active in Australia. He studied the double bass with Eugene Cruft after displaying precocious talent. Self-taught as a composer, Dean...

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Parameters of Black Holes in Sources with Periodic Variability

Oldřich Semerák, Vladimír Karas and Fernando de Felice.

in Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan

October 1999; p ublished online October 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astrometry and Celestial Mechanics. 0 words.

We propose a way to deduce the parameters of accreting black holes. The method employs the properties of the spectral features observed in radiation from an accretion disk. It is applicable...

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Body size effects on locomotion and load carriage in the highly polymorphic leaf-cutting ants Atta colombica and Atta cephalotes

Martin Burd.

in Behavioral Ecology

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5824 words.

Leaf-cutting ants reduce their walking speed under the weight of the leaf fragments they carry, an effect likely to have some consequence for the foraging performance of a colony. I...

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Reward sensitivity deficits modulated by dopamine are associated with apathy in Parkinson’s disease

Kinan Muhammed, Sanjay Manohar, Michael Ben Yehuda, Trevor T.-J. Chong, George Tofaris, Graham Lennox, Marko Bogdanovic, Michele Hu and Masud Husain.

in Brain

October 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neurology; Psychiatry. 11256 words.

Apathy is a debilitating and under-recognized condition that has a significant impact in many neurodegenerative disorders. In Parkinson’s disease, it is now known to contribute to worse...

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Validation of the relative insensitivity of volumetric-modulated arc therapy (VMAT) plan quality to gantry space resolution

Ghulam Murtaza, Stefania Cora and Ehsan Ullah Khan.

in Journal of Radiation Research

July 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Epidemiology; Radiology; Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 4561 words.

Abstract

Volumetric-modulated arc therapy (VMAT) is an efficient form of radiotherapy used to deliver intensity-modulated radiotherapy beams. The aim of this...

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Elliott Carter

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b NY, 1908).

Amer. composer. At 16 befriended by Ives, who took him to concerts of mus. by Varèse, Sessions, Ruggles, and Copland. Studied pf. at Cambridge, Mass. At Harvard Univ....

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The current impact of global crude oil prices on Nigeria—an overview of the Nigerian petroleum and energy sector

Adedolapo Akinrele.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 22587 words.

In the context of the petroleum sector, for the first time in many years, the Nigerian government is now boldly and in an openly sincere manner; confronting challenges, which cut across the...

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