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Definition of Progression


  1. The act of moving forward; a proceeding in a course; motion onward.
  2. Course; passage; lapse or process of time.
  3. Regular or proportional advance in increase or decrease of numbers; continued proportion, arithmetical, geometrical, or harmonic.
  4. A regular succession of tones or chords; the movement of the parts in harmony; the order of the modulations in a piece from key to key.

Progression Quotations

A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
Stanley Kubrick

Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence.
William Blake

All mathematics is is a language that is well tuned, finely honed, to describe patterns; be it patterns in a star, which has five points that are regularly arranged, be it patterns in numbers like 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 that follow very regular progression.
Brian Greene

The progression of roles you take strings together a portrait of an actor, but it's a completely random process.
Meryl Streep

I realized by using the high notes of the chords as a melodic line, and by the right harmonic progression, I could play what I heard inside me. That's when I was born.
Charlie Parker
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Progression Translations

progression in German is Verlauf, Reihe (math.), Fortschreiten
progression in Hungarian is folyamat
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