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Sequence

The recurrence of a harmonic progression or melodic figure at a different pitch or in a different key to that which it was first given. (A Dictionary of Musical Terms; Stainer, John; Barrett, W.A.; A Dictionary of Musical Terms; Novello, Ewer and Co., London, pre-1900)

▸ noun: a set of related things that happen or are arranged in a particular order
▸ noun: the order in which a set of things happens or is arranged
▸ noun: the order in which the parts of a molecule or gene? are arranged
▸ noun: a part of a movie that deals with one event or that has a particular style
▸ noun: film consisting of a succession? of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie?
▸ noun: a following of one thing after another in time ("The doctor saw a sequence of patients")
▸ noun: several repetitions of a melodic phrase in different keys
▸ noun: serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern ("The sequence of names was alphabetical")
▸ noun: the action of following in order ("He played the trumps? in sequence")
▸ verb: arrange in a sequence
▸ verb: determine the order of constituents in

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Series


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