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This is yet another season that brings a dissonant clash of hope and fear, chaos and progress.
BE BOLD, BE PROUD, SPEAK UP: RAISING ASIAN AMERICAN DAUGHTERS NOWSUSANNA SCHROBSDORFFMARCH 21, 2021TIME
Neuroscientists still don’t completely understand how this system works, but they think it connects dissonant parts of our brains, which can help us find meaning in our chaotic lives.
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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.
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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.
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It produced comparatively little foundation tone and a powerful chord of harmonics, many of them dissonant.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
No Russian, whose dissonant, consonant name Almost rattles to fragments the trumpet of fame?Postscript.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
Christmas, too, closed, and the steeples no longer jangled forth a dissonant peal.
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
Practise dissonant chords until they please the ear in spite of their sharpness.
PIANO MASTERYHARRIETTE BROWER
It was followed by shouts of dissonant laughter, unlike the cheering sounds of human mirth.
DISCIPLINEMARY BRUNTON
However, our finest compositions contain numerous dissonant chords; and many—perhaps most—are in the minor key.
MUSICAL MYTHS AND FACTS, VOLUME I (OF 2)CARL ENGEL

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