Definition of isorhythmic in English:

isorhythmic

Line breaks: iso|rhyth¦mic
Pronunciation: /ʌɪsə(ʊ)ˈrɪðmɪk
 
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adjective

Music
  • (Of a composition or part) in which the rhythm is often repeated but the pitch of the notes is varied each time.
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    • Two of the most important composers of isorhythmic motets in the 14th century were Philippe de Vitry and Machaut.
    • In each of Martin's Jadmi songs, however, the isorhythmic cycle always recommences at the beginning of the melodic descent.
    • The melodic counterpart of isorhythmic patterning is the use of the same melodic phrase or line, each time at a different pitch level.

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