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com·po·si·tion

(kom'pō-zish'ŭn),
chemistry the kinds and numbers of atoms constituting a molecule.
[L. compono, to arrange]

composition

Vox populi
1. That of which a thing is composed or formed. See Base composition.
2. La-la-la-la-la-la etc, á la Mozart.
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On the whole, the book gives a very good impression of the compositional style of Nikos Skalkottas' twelve-note music.
Indeed, while involved with The Composers' Collective, Copland quickly discovered the value of American folk tunes in creating an accessible art music, a concept that he maintained for much of his remaining compositional career.
However, L and L are clear that this is not their intent: 'there is no suggestion here that (a compositional meaning theory) is or must be a theory which speakers of the language know, explicitly or implicitly' (19).
What Gales builds upon is less Monk's compositional intentions than his own ideas of the blues springing from Monk's structuring ideas, which again are developed from traditional material.
Although past studies reveal that compositional effects are not dramatic over a short time, the effects of changing demographic composition are considerably more apparent over a longer period, such as that examined here.
Yrjo Kilpinen (1892-1959) composed over eight hundred songs in Finnish, German, and Swedish, although only half of his compositional output was published during his lifetime.
Atchison's proposal in 1980 to use log-ratios in compositional data analysis led to the notion of building from "natural geometry," a geometry that is coherent with the intuitive concept of difference associated with the particular type of data.
ReVera is a leading provider of advanced compositional metrology solutions for semiconductor device manufacturing.
But a good half of ``Angel's'' songs show a genuine deepening of the young singer's compositional and expressive gifts.
We have seen evidence for jetlike outflows in the Cassiopeia A remnant before, but these are much clearer and the compositional information will aid in diagnosing what happened," he adds.
QUALISOY is intended to provide a major boost for this compositional improvement initiative," says Ben Kampelman, Monsanto spokesperson, St.
For her own dancing, Sumbry-Edwards, now 28, delights in Gregory Hines' word "improvography" currently being used by Glover and others to embrace both the highly structured compositional nature and the improvisatory freedom of certain kinds of jazz/rhythm tap.