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(6) The metrical structure of goldsele gumena is / \ / x, a type A2a with its half-lift realised by the resolved disyllabic sequence sele.
Manipulation of music's metrical structure proved beneficial for increasing the duration of students' movement as well as decreasing the need for verbal prompts from the teacher.
If meter and rhyme have a similar function, we should expect the asymmetry in the rhyming relationship to produce an asymmetry in the metrical structure. This is indeed what our data demonstrates.
In (1), we see that the traditional scansion (7) gives the metrical structure [??][??]-x, which occurs in only 250 (1.5%) tristubh cadences in the Rigveda.
Sirventes were frequently based upon the rime or metrical structure or melody of a pre-existing song, generally a canso (a love song); they are but one indicator of a broader and even older troubadour practice that Torn Gruber has dubbed a "dialectics," in which a troubadour may take up with subtle alterations a sequence of keywords, a rime pattern, or a metrical scheme used by another, in order either to link his song to the preexistent one, or to revise its themes.
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A study led by an Indian-origin researcher has shown a strong association between the ability to perceive metrical structure in music and learning to read among children with dyslexia.
First, let's examine the metrical structure of JerLib, ascribed to Enriquez (the number of missing lines in each passage is indicated in parentheses).
These rules are organized around four important groups: grouping structure, metrical structure, time-span reduction, and prolongational reduction.
It has been found, for instance, that for highly complex artistic movements such as the ones involved in dance, beginners perform much better when their movements are guided by a rhythmical sequence of single beats than by a musical phrase having identical metrical structure. (1) Also, soloists in classical ballet demonstrate significantly greater muscular powers compared to principals and corps, who in turn have significantly greater aerobic capabilities.
(2009), "Differences in Metrical Structure Confound Tempo Judgments", paper presented at the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, August.
Although the primary prosodic cue for declension classes is the metrical structure of the genitive singular forms, classes can also be identified on the basis of relations between p a i r s of forms, particularly forms that show grade alternations.