Rhythms

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1940's style of jazz characterized by fast rhythms and nonsensical lyrics bebop
United States composer (born in France) whose music combines dissonance with complex rhythms and the use of electronic techniques (1883-1965) Edgar Varese , Varese
poisoning by ingestion of ergot-infected grain products; characterized by thirst and diarrhea and nausea and craming and vomiting and abnormal cardiac rhythms; in severe cases it can cause seizures and gangrene of the limbs ergotism
jazz that is emotionally charged and intense and marked by strong rhythms and improvisation hot jazz
flight across a long distance, disruption of body rhythms from jet lag
style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz jive , swing , swing music
single tone repeated with different words or different rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts) monotone
study of poetic rhythms and forms prosody
vocal passage of narrative text that a singer delivers with natural rhythms of speech recitative
dancer who sounds out rhythms by using metal taps on the toes and heels of the shoes tap dancer , tapper
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