Overtone Music Network

a common space & database for harmonic overtones

Elements of classical prosody from Greek and Sanskrit

Content
Elements of classical Greek prosody:
Disyllables 00:12
Trisyllables 00:34
Tetrasyllables 01:18
Elements of Sanskrit prosody:
Yamatarajabhansalaga - a mnemonic key 02:46
- A De Bruijn sequence 03:38
Virahankas prosodic Fibonacci distribution 03:59

Disyllables:
pyrrhus, dibrach 00:19
iamb 00:22
trochee, choree (or choreus) 00:25
spondee 00:28

Trisyllables:
Tribrach 00:38
Anapest, antidactylos 00:44
Amphibrach 00:47
Dactyl 00:51
Bacchius 00:56
Cretic 01:00
Antibacchius 01:04
Molossus 01:09

Tetrasyllables:
tetrabrach, proceleusmatic 01:24
quartus paeon 01:28
tertius paeon 01:32
secundus paeon 01:37
primus paeon 01:41
minor ionic, double iamb 01:46
diamb 01:51
antispast 01:56
choriamb 02:01
ditrochee 02:06
major ionic, double trochee 02:11
first epitrite 02:16
second epitrite 02:22
third epitrite 02:27
fourth epitrite 02:33
dispondee 02:39

The distribution on length units for each groups of the syllables:
Disyllables, 2, 3, 4 units respectively: 1-2-1
Trisyllables, 3, 4, 5, 6 units respectively: 1-3-3-1
Tetrasyllables, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 units respectively: 1-4-6-4-1
Which is clearly the order of a Pascal triangle.

Prosody: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prosody_...
Sanskrit prosody: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanskrit...

This content has been seen 108 times

Comment

You need to be a member of OMN to add comments. Sign up, it's free!

Join Overtone Music Network

Sponsored by:

Latest Activity

Aionigma posted an event
Thumbnail

Obertonkonzert zum Sommerbeginn at Evangelische Kirche

June 8, 2024 from 7pm to 8:30pm
May 15
Sukadev Bretz posted a video

Heart Lotus by Aleah Gandharvika & Akashic Records

A wonderful kirtan performed by Aleah Gandharvika and Akashic Records (on flute).Find out more of Aleah by visiting https://www.aleahgandharvika.com/ or http...
May 4
riccardo misto posted videos
Apr 3
riccardo misto commented on riccardo misto's video
Apr 3
riccardo misto updated their profile
Apr 3
2 photos by Mikuskovics Baum were featured
Apr 1
A photo by Bernhard Mikuskovics was featured
Apr 1
Ilaria Orefice updated their profile
Feb 26
Jens Ickert posted events
Feb 26
Timber Freier Träumer (Hanfreich posted an event
Thumbnail

Obertongesang (Grundkurs) mit Timber - in Stuttgart at Stuttgart, Forum 3

April 27, 2024 from 11am to 6pm
Feb 16
Julia Renöckl posted a blog post
Feb 12
Julia Renöckl is now in contact with Timber Freier Träumer (Hanfreich
Feb 12

© 2007 - 2024   Legal Notice - Privacy Policy - Sponsored by Yoga Vidya, Germany -   Powered by

 |  Support | Privacy  |  Terms of Service