The Underpinnings of Polychordal Dissonance and Consonance.

Written by Andrew Hanna

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As a result of this labeling process, one will see thatrepparttar polychordal units are symmetrical as opposed to Persichetti’s polychordal principle. Due to this second labeling process, one can see thatrepparttar 144203 extreme dissonance in this case, would be a polychordal unit that consists of C and F#. The next descending unit of dissonance would be one ofrepparttar 144204 following: C & Db or C & B. Onrepparttar 144205 extreme end of this dissonance, extreme consonance would be C & C andrepparttar 144206 next ascending order of dissonance would be either C & F or C & G.

The second approach to polychordal dissonance/consonance, tend to lend itself to improvisers and composers whom process information in a mathematical or analytical sense.

Inrepparttar 144207 end,repparttar 144208 composer and/or improviser has two methods in developing polychordal dissonance and consonance for their respective genre. In artistic terms, one is left to determine if either approach is conducive for themselves. One will determine which approach is ideal for them through practice and experience. To apply these ideals to an improvisation setting, one could followrepparttar 144209 methods as laid out in Polychords andrepparttar 144210 Jazz Improviser. In contrast to improvisers, composers should start with a four bar phrase that has four or five polychordal units. From this example, one should then begin to compose through this predetermined chord progression.

Andrew Hanna is the CEO & Production Manager of At Hand Productions, Inc. At Hand Productions is a leading Philadelphia concert and theatrical production company. Andrew Hanna has 20 years of composition experience and 16 years of performance experience. His compositions range from duets to large theatrical productions such as My Journal, Requiem for the Now, and Prophecies of War.

International Gambling 101- What You Absolutely Need to Know

Written by Mansi gupta

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The gamblers not just gamble with their money but with their lives. The hunger to win more or to recover that which is lost so far, drives one crazy and out of his senses. Gamblers go out of their ways to gamble and become desperate just to have a single win. For this they are ready to compromise on their friends, family and health. The situation worsens more when they stoop to illicit means (theft, hold ups etc.) in order to obtain money to gamble. They even get addicted to drugs inrepparttar illusion of getting satisfaction and as a means to overcome (forget) their losses. Gambling has drastic socio-economic effects. That is whyrepparttar 144102 common consensus is that gambling should not be legalized. Often thoughts are made inrepparttar 144103 direction of banning lotteries, casinos etc. globally but no concrete step is taken as yet. Howeverrepparttar 144104 government promulgatesrepparttar 144105 serious implications of gambling and prohibits it. Government has also opened certain rehabilitation centers to help people move out of this addiction. Besides this there are some non-government organizations that have done remarkable work in this area by drifting people away from this disaster, saving their lives. Ultimately it isrepparttar 144106 individual who has to rationally decide what is good and bad for him. But it should be borne in mind that life and wealth are precious which is not meant to ruin in gambling.

Mansi gupta writes about International Gambling topics.

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