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shimmer

(shĭm'ĕr),
A quantified measurement describing the random cycle-to-cycle temporal changes of the amplitude of the vocal fold vibration; contributes to the perception of a rough or harsh voice quality.
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With strings as sonorous, shimmeringly delicate and disciplined as these, and wind and brass players whose rounded, beautifully focused tone is truly wondrous, this benchmark release will be hard to beat.
The answer is shimmeringly, wonderfully, positively, brilliant, movingly well.
At their shimmeringly psychedelic best, this track was hidden away as the B side to paperback writer.
And like mosaics, novellas are textural; but while the layered visual impasto of the novella resembles the exhuberant--if muddy--detail of Romantic painting, mosaics gain power through piling up shimmeringly fragmented detail.
There was intelligence, moments of seductive understatement and passages of operatic drama in this account of Handel's shimmeringly beautiful 140-minute piece.
Komsi found more reward in Jonathan Harvey's shimmeringly fastidious Song Offerings, violist Christopher Yates communicated restrained emotion in John Woolrich's Envoi, and Philip Cashian's Chamber Concerto provided busy, satisfying listening.