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har·mon·ic

(har-mon'ik),
A component of complex sound, the frequency of which is a multiple of the fundamental frequency, which is also called the first harmonic; the second harmonic has twice the frequency of the fundamental, and so forth.

harmonic

In physics, concerning wave forms, an oscillation or frequency that is a whole number multiple of the basic frequency.
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In the Harmonice mundi Kepler meant to show how mathematics, music, astrology, and astronomy fit harmonically into the divine plan of creation.
Much of the Taize repertoire (1) consists of short biblical or traditional texts set to simple melodies that are harmonically interesting and, therefore, enjoyable to repeat.
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Despite the fact that the collection draws from composers into the 20th century, the majority of pieces are stylistically homogenous: harmonically predictable; rhythmically straightforward; regular phrase structures.
His solo bandonetin performances are pensive, harmonically rich and expressive as he composes harmonies, bass runs or counterpoint with his left hand and melodies with his right.
From the weighty, spastic interjections of the first movement, to the lush utterances of the variations and the delirious rounds of the final tarantella, his instrument was the anchor to which the other members of the ensemble remained tethered harmonically, motivically, and expressively, regardless of where the music took them.
The project is articulated in harmonically and well-equilibrated informal, pleasant, enjoyable and attractive activities linked with science.
But it was the typically Brahmsian slow movement - harmonically ever evolving with fascinating orchestration: that strident horn call at the outset and some highly delicate pizzicato in the strings - which was made that much more interesting by the pulling around of the tempi.