isorhythm

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Etymology[edit]

iso- +‎ rhythm, coined in 1904 by composer Friedrich Ludwig (1895-1970).

Noun[edit]

isorhythm (countable and uncountable, plural isorhythms)

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  1. (music) A technique that arranges a fixed pattern of pitches with a repeating rhythmic pattern, used in some medieval motets and in more recent works.

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