Definition of Hemiolia

1. hemiola [n -S] - See also: hemiola



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemiolia

hemimethylated
hemimethylated DNA
hemimicelle
hemimicelles
hemimorphic
hemimorphism
hemimorphisms
hemimorphite
hemin
hemina
heminae
heminas
hemins
hemiola
hemiolas
hemiolia (current term)
hemiolias
hemiolic
hemione
hemiones
hemionus
hemiopalgia
hemiopia
hemiopias
hemiopic
hemiopsia
hemipagus
hemipancreatectomy
hemiparaplegia
hemiparasite

Literary usage of Hemiolia

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1. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889) by Eminent Writers by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, Adela Harriet Sophia Bagot Wodehouse (1879)
"Thus, three minims, sung against two, are called hemiolia major ; three ... against two, hemiolia minor. Italian writers of later date call 3-4 time ..."

2. Octavian's Campsite Memorial for the Actian War by William Michael Murray (1989)
"... and hemiolia, two classes of light vessels, see CASSON 1971, pp. 128-32. Since our sources preserve no detailed record of Antonius' campaign, ..."

3. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1907)
"As time progressed, a quasi - exception to this rule w«a afforded by the hemiolia minor ; but it »u never used in ligature. ..."

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