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Cardiology A clinical trial–Evaluation of Losartan in the Elderly in which Pts with NY Heart Association–NYHA class II–IV heart failure were randomized to receive either captopril or losartan. See Angiotensin II receptor antagonists.
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The sheer loveliness of the music has prompted some writers to speculate that Babbitt has been loosening the grip of the twelve-tone system on his compositions, but this is hardly the case: at heart all of his recent music still depends on what Joseph Dubiel has called the Animation of Lists: the idea that musical significance arises from the dispositions of the maximally diverse, whether it be the aggregate of twelve pitch classes, a repertoire of instrumental ensembles, or the set of combinations of segments of elements summing to twelve, to mention just a few possibilities.
Morris (1987, 265-70) generalizes the principle to an array whose controlling pitch-class sequence contains fewer than twelve pitch classes.
As such, Johnston may be said to be working not so much with a set of twelve pitch classes, but rather with twelve pitch categories, the precise tuning of each depending on its structural function.