In September he wrote the first of his Chants for Socialists.
Chants, fasting and other austerities, but there are some peculiarities of detail.
Unable then to enter active political life, he turned to literature and philosophy, publishing in 1828 a collection of Chants helleniques translated from the German of W.
2 " On comprend que des chants populaires nes d'un evenement eclatant, victoire ou defaite, puissent contribuer a former la tradition, a en arreter les traits; ils peuvent aussi devenir le centre de legendes qui se forment pour les expliquer; et de la sorte leur substance au moins arrive au poete epique qui 1'introduit dans sa composition.
Voila ce qui a pu se produire pour de chants tres-courts, dont it est d'ailleurs aussi difficile d'affirmer que de vier l'existence.
" Ce qui a fait naitre la theorie des chants ` lyrico-epiques ' ou des cantilenes, c'est le systeme de Wolf sur les poemes homeriques, et de Lachmann sur les Nibelungen.
For many years his collection of hymns, chants and anthems was used in hundreds of churches throughout England.
She published Les Chants de l'exilee (1859) and some novels.
In the course of nine years, from 1831 to 1840, he published Les Feuilles d'automne, Les Chants du crepuscule, Les Voix interieures and Les Rayons et les ombres.
The clergy went in procession to the west door of the church, where two canons received the ass, amid joyous chants, and led it to the precentor's table.
But it was rather in the chants and litanies of the ancient religion, such as those of the Salii and the Fratres Arvales, and the dirges for the dead (neniae), and in certain extemporaneous effusions, that some germs of a native poetry might have been detected; and finally in the use of Saturnian verse, a metre of pure native origin, which by its rapid and lively movement gave expression to the vivacity and quick apprehension of the Italian race.
The of tencited poems attributed to Nezahualcoyotl may not be quite genuine, but at any rate poetry had risen above the barbaric level, while the mention of ballads among the people, court odes, and the chants of temple choirs would indicate a vocal cultivation above that of the instrumental music of drums and horns, pipes and whistles, the latter often of pottery.
It consists of sacred songs or chants, partly composed independently, partly formed out of the contents of the Bible, which, however, has evidently been gathered by them orally, as until quite lately they were almost entirely illiterate and did not possess any written book.
Notwithstanding its condemnation by Mahomet, music is the most favorite recreation of the people; the songs of the boatmen, the religious chants, and the cries in the streets are all musical.
The mythic and religious legends of the people were preserved in chants, handed down from generation to generation; and in like poetic form was kept the knowledge of the people of botany, medicine and other sciences.
Butler (London, 1881); Toldi, poeme en 12 chants (Paris, 1895); Dichtungen (Leipzig, 1880); Konig Buda's Tod (Leipzig, 1879); Balladen (Vienna, 1886).