Sentence Examples


  • This tone may be within dissonance range of one of the primaries.
  • The sound is jarring and harsh, and we term it a " dissonance " or " discord."
  • The frequency of beats giving maximum dissonance rises as we rise higher in the musical scale, and falls as we descend.
  • If all tones were pure, dissonance at this part of the scale would not occur if the interval were more than a third.
  • But his plays - with the exception of The Witch of Edmonton, in which he doubtless had a prominent share - too often disturb the mind like a bad drel n which ends as an unsolved dissonance; and this defect is a sup