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Simultaneous

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In music, a simultaneity is more than one complete musical texture occurring at the same time, rather than in succession. This first appeared in the music of Charles Ives, and is common in the music of Conlon Nancarrow and others.

A pitch simultaneity is more than one pitch or pitch class all of which occur at the same time, or simultaneously. Simultaneity is a more general term than chord: most chord progressions or harmonic progressions are then simultaneity successions, though not all simultaneity successions are harmonic progressions and not all simultaneities are chords.

See also

Further reading

  • "Meta-Variations: Studies in the Foundations of Musical Thought (I)", p.74. Benjamin Boretz. Perspectives of New Music, Vol. 8, No. 1 (Autumn - Winter, 1969), pp. 1-106.

External links

  • Simultaneity in Music by Robert Iolini. Extract from a Master of Arts thesis entitled Simultaneity in Music. Macquarie University. Sydney. Australia. February 1998.


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