Definition of Hemiolia
1. hemiola [n -S] - See also: hemiola
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemiolia
Literary usage of Hemiolia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."