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date: 23 March 2019

agogic (from Gk. agōgē, ‘leading’). 

The Oxford Companion to Music
Alison LathamAlison Latham

1 A term introduced by Hugo Riemann (Musikalische Dynamik und Agogik, Leipzig, 1884) to describe accentuation demanded by the nature of a particular musical phrase rather than by the regular metric pulse of the music (metrical accentuation). For instance, any of the following may be given prominence by a slight expressive lingering conferring the effect of an ... ...

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