- The Violin Concerto starts off, for instance, with dissonant sustained chords auguring a foray into some atonal world of austerity and gray shadings.
- It also sounds heavily dissonant due to tone clusters and many tritones.
- The simplicity reminds one of a nursery rhyme, but the melodies and chords are dissonant, insidious.
- It may be to this very fact that a certain unwritten ‘law’ is owed: this law prefers that melodic notes dissonant to the prevailing harmony should be resolved by step.
- The dissonant chords melt into nothingness giving the impression of not wanting to fight anymore, a cruel world left to savage itself away.
- I suppose this dissonant finding is expected, if disappointing.
- Whatever the origins of the malaise, this dissonant combination of urban potential, challenges and inadequate responses can only lead to more frustration and cynicism among citizens.
- Like Gideon, her mother only existed in scraps of moments, in colors and sound, all disconnected and dissonant.
- Why are there all these dissonant voices giving speeches, some of them conspicuous?
- If her slightly warped geometry and dissonant, high-keyed colors sometimes suggest the cartoon world of Elizabeth Murray, Cecily Kahn is more deeply rooted in the tradition of abstraction.
- His forms are typically harsh and jagged, and his colours dissonant.
- Rather, we will hear two different and dissonant styles of speaking and they will spawn endless confusions between them.
- THERE ARE TWO Africas: the bush - ancient, agrarian, slow to change - and the city - vibrant, dissonant, evolving by the minute.
- They're uncomfortable, and sometimes dissonant, but mostly they're strangely fun, which makes all these other qualities more bearable.
- They evoke dissonant narratives of colonial history.
- The first dissonant note of the debate came from an MP who accused the president of ‘scurrying off to his bunker’ after the attacks.
- I just don't see what is so dissonant about that.
- He is, of course, also drawn to printed textiles and to the way you can juxtapose apparently dissonant colours to create new harmonies.
- Cognitive dissonance theory - the idea that people try to avoid having inconsistent or dissonant thoughts - could also play a role, the researchers say.
- The complexity seems more interesting to me aesthetically, the tying together of multiple voices into a kind of whole from consonant to dissonant.
- It is as this dissonant crescendo of drama builds that the novel's cleverness reveals itself.
- Cappiello is the Italian-born father of the Modern Poster, whose technique utilized strong, flat and sometimes dissonant colors against dark backgrounds.
- The lack of volume can be particularly dissonant when bus conversations clash with your music during the daily commute.
- His acquisition sparks dissonant responses from his two best friends, Marc, an aeronautical engineer and Yvan, who after a life in ‘textiles’ has found a new job as a sales agent for a wholesale stationery business.
- This community consists of a chorus of different and sometimes dissonant voices, all funded centrally to foster diversity.