prolongational reduction

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Noun[edit]

prolongational reduction (plural prolongational reductions)

  1. (music) The pattern, as perceived, of tension and relaxation among events in various levels of structure, projected from time-span reduction.

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References[edit]

  • Lerdahl, Fred (1992). Cognitive Constraints on Compositional Systems, Contemporary Music Review 6 (2), pp. 97-121.