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acousmatic

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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] acousmaticus from Ancient Greek ἀκουσματικός (akousmatikos) from ἀκούω (akouō), I hear).

Adjective

acousmatic

  1. Referring to a noise that is heard but whose source is hidden.
  2. Referring to Pythagorean disciples who for years listened to his lectures from behind a curtain, unable to see him.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Referring to music that can not be performed live on stage, e.g. some types of computer music.

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