polyphony, 215 that is, the simultaneous interweaving of many themes, was foreign to Berlioz and Liszt.
It is the polyphony in the sections of storm and stress that goes wrong.
The polyphony of the vocal parts is masterly and the melodic flow most charming.
But soon this discord was lost amid the massive Teutonic polyphony of well-being.
None but a master of polyphony could have attempted to express in music what Richard Strauss has expressed.
The art of polyphony is to be understood as an effort toward variety and unity combined.
His polyphony is clearer, his tone, always big, is more sonorous and individual.
This might account for the existence of the celebrated example of early English polyphony, a "canon" called "Sumer is icumen in."
He was a fine master of polyphony, and as a genuine composer is second only to Byrde.
Bruneau handles the orchestra like an amateur, and his attempts at polyphony are merely ridiculous.