isorhythm

noun
iso·​rhythm

Definition of isorhythm

: a single fixed rhythmic pattern typically long and complex that is reiterated throughout the whole of a sung voice part which is usually the tenor isorhythm in late medieval motets

Other Words from isorhythm

isorhythmic \ ¦⸗⸗+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for isorhythm

is- + rhythm

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“Isorhythm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isorhythm. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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