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An axe shows up in the third act, but The Shining is referenced throughout, especially through Kris Bowers’ shrieking, dissonant score.
Such was the case for 2011’s Crack Up, the band’s first album in six years, in which band leader Robin Pecknold introduced dark, dissonant elements to the bands’ previously pleasant, uplifting sound.
Even Strabo omits some names, because they were too rough and dissonant.
Finally, if the dissonant note is at the same time culminating and repeated, it has seven degrees of intensity.
A few abrupt, dissonant discords would, invariably, send them scurrying to their holes.
Merton Gill stared in amazement at these phenomena so dissonant with the quiet starlit night.
MERTON OF THE MOVIESHARRY LEON WILSON
There are no perfect chords, dissonant chords or false chords.
MUSICAL MEMORIESCAMILLE SAINT-SANS
His voice was singularly rasping and dissonant, which seemed an unfortunate incongruity in a professor of music.
The snarling growls now rose to shrieks, and the croaking quocks to loud, dissonant cries.
If the dissonant note is also the highest note, it acquires from that position a fifth degree of intensity.

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