Meaning of agogics


Pronunciation: (u-goj'iks, u-gō'jiks), [key]
— n. (usually used with a sing. v.) Music.
  1. the theory that accent within a musical phrase can be produced by modifying the duration of certain notes rather than by increasing dynamic stress.
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