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Definition of "sonorities" []

  • Plural form of sonority. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sonorities" in a sentence
  • "The music, with its piercing sonorities, its complicated rhythmic patterns, seemed like so much tonal confusion, so much riot of sound."
  • "For Copland's Sonata for Violin and Piano, a work steeped in the sort of folksy harmonies and sonorities that characterize his best-known pieces, Jackiw explored the other extremes of tone production."
  • "Sometimes there is an emphasis on sound at the expense of the words, but what a sound: perfectly blended, carefully balanced, its sonorities reaching back effortlessly to conjure up a vanished age of devotion."