Results for: Motif

In Definitions

What is a motif?

a design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration . a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music . theme: a unif (MORE)
In Music

What is a musical motif?

A motif is a small musical idea. It's generally repeated throughout a piece of music and can be sequenced (moved up and down in pitch).
In Fine Art

What are motif elements?

Motif: A recurrent thematic element in an artistic or literary work. A dominant theme or central idea.
In Performing Arts

What is a motif in dance?

A motif is a piece of movement, that can vary in length, that is repeated during the whole performance. Usually the motif is changed, reversed, extended when it is repeated of (MORE)
In Performing Arts

Dance what is a motif?

A motif is a piece of movement, that can vary in length, that is repeated during the whole performance. Usually the motif is changed, reversed, extended when it is repeated of (MORE)
In Literary Terminology

What is the definition of motif?

Some recurrent 'thing' that can define a piece of literature as a certain type. This 'thing' can be anything: setting, character, narration, plot, theme, writing style. For e (MORE)
In Definitions

What is a pervasive motif?

Pervasive means spread throughout, or in everything, and a motif is a decorative element or pattern. A pervasive motif is one that is used in many things. An example in a (MORE)
In Fine Art

What is traditional motifs?

A traditional motif is a symbol used by people of a particularculture or country, in part for representation. Motifs are often inthe form of textiles.
In Composers

What is the BACH motif?

In the old German notation system, B was Bb and H was B, strange as that seems. So Bach used as a kind of musical signature the notes Bb-A-C-B. It's not really a motif, as the (MORE)
In Plural Nouns

What is a motif-?

Motifs are simply repeated elements or themes in different stories.Examples of this include: "Jurassic Park" and "A Sound of Thunder"