The "singing lessons" were to strengthen her voice.
She was not merely singing; she was experiencing the music.
My heart is singing for joy this morning.
We'll leave the singing to you.
Although so-called singing birds exist in tolerable numbers, those worthy of the name of songster are few.
Singing a different tune now, are we?
Then you'd better start singing out.
I hummed a tune I remembered my mother singing to me as I strolled to the barn to slay the lying witch-bitch who thought she'd tricked.
They are fond of singing and dancing, and are a gentle-mannered and hospitable folk.
"My dear fellow, how are you?" said he through the singing, making his horse keep pace with the company.
"It's singing now, Father," she replied.
Singing softly, she turned out onto the three-lane highway and used the center lane to execute a left turn onto a four lane highway.
This antiphon received the name either because it was sung on the steps of the altar or while the deacon was mounting the steps of the ambo for the reading or singing of the Gospel.
Greek singing octave; we may therefore regard it as a tone lower than that to which we are accustomed.
The free use of discords and of wider intervals, together with the influence of the florid elements of solo-singing, enlarged the bounds of choral expression almost beyond recognition, while they crowded into very narrow quarters the subtleties of 16th-, century music. These, however, by no means disappeared; :and such devices as the crossing of parts in the second Kyrie of Bach's B Minor Mass (bars 7, 8, 14, 15, 22, 23, 50) abundantly show that in the hands of the great masters artistic truths are not things which a change of date can make false.
"There, you see!" and he drew attention to the bullets whistling, singing, and hissing continually around them.
When singing, Elisabeth chose music that expressed her feelings for Jackson.
She had her iPod on, singing "All I Want To Do" by Sugarland.
Schlick goes on to say the organ is to be suited to the choir and properly tuned for singing, that the singer may not be forced to sing too high or too low and the organist have to play chromatics, which is not handy for every one.
One day he gave a banquet to his friends, and after it they sallied forth with torches, singing through the streets, Francis being crowned with garlands as the king of the revellers; after a time they missed him, and on retracing their steps they found him in a trance or reverie, a permanently altered man.
From the 6th century onwards he was looked upon as one of the chief poets and musicians of antiquity, the inventor or perfecter of the lyre, who by his music and singing was able not only to charm the wild beasts, but even to draw the trees and rocks from their places, and to arrest the rivers in their course.
(2) Oscines, the true singing-birds, with more than 5000 recent species, are mostly divided into some thirty " families," few of which can be defined.
At morning worship the service consists of a litany, scripture lessons, sermon, singing, extempore prayer.
Of these shows a ritual procession, apparently of reapers singing and dancing to the sound of a sistrum.
According to the Roman Caeremoniale the bishop wears the mitra pretiosa on high festivals, and always during the singing of the Te Deum and the Gloria at mass.
The simplex is worn on Good Friday, and at masses for the dead; also at the blessing of the candles at Candlemas, the singing of the absolution at the coffin, and the solemn investiture with the pallium.
A halt was made at the altars and temples, where the Salii, singing a special chant, danced a war dance.
The peasants are famous for their devotion to the Roman Catholic religion, their fervent loyalty to the House of Austria, their excellent marksmanship, and their love of singing and music, the zither being the national instrument.
He knew, says Orderic, more about marshalling mailed knights than edifying psalm-singing clerks.
At his first appearance in history Guido was a monk in the Benedictine monastery of Pomposa, and it was there that he taught singing and invented his educational method, by means of which, according to his own statement, a pupil might learn within five months what formerly it would have taken him ten years to acquire.
Achilles withdrew in wrath to his tent, where he consoled himself with music and singing, and refused to take any further part in the war.
About the same time he made the acquaintance of Metastasio, who was lodging in the same house, and who introduced him to one or two patrons; among others Senor Martinez, to whose daughter he gave lessons, and Porpora, who, in 1753, took him for the summer to Mannersdorf, and there gave him instruction in singing and in the Italian language.
Interesting results are obtained by singing the different vowels into a funnel substituted for the resonator in the figure.
- Singing desired series of notes may be arranged.
The other is then made to sing and frequently the first will be set singing also.
The commander-in-chief made a sign that the men should continue to march at ease, and he and all his suite showed pleasure at the sound of the singing and the sight of the dancing soldier and the gay and smartly marching men.
Farnell refers to the ancient association between the healing craft and the singing of spells, and says that it is impossible to decide which is the original sense.
" It was at Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind."
Graduale or gradale) is used of a service book or antiphonal of the Roman Catholic Church containing certain antiphons, called "graduals," sung at the service of the Mass after the reading or singing of the Epistle.
These flew away, leaving their cup at the water's edge, and singing "If that glass either break or fall, Farewell to the luck of Eden Hall."
Notwithstanding this, to Gloger seems to belong the credit of being the first author to avail himself in a book intended for practical ornithologists of the new light that had already been shed on Systematic Ornithology; and accordingly we have the second order of his arrangement, the A y es Passerinae, divided into two suborders: singing passerines (melodusae), and passerines without an apparatus of song-muscles (anomalae) - the latter including what some later writers called Picariae.
When the president's address had been duly applauded, there followed the singing of hymns ancient and modern.
And after this a pervigilium, celebrated with antiphonal and joint singing on the part of men and women and with choral dancing in imitation of Moses and Miriam at the Red Sea.
The poet Marc Antonia Flaminio, for instance, congratulates himself in pretty Latin verses on her singing his poems.
Cranes, partridges and varieties of singing birds abound.
To the familia urbana belonged those who discharged the duties of domestic attendance, the service of the toilet, bath, table and kitchen, besides the entertainment of the master and his guests by dancing, singing and other arts.
The company in Savannah met every Wednesday evening "in order to a free conversation, begun and ended with singing and prayer.
From that time I have spent the whole of my life within that monastery devoting all my pains to the study of the scriptures; and amid the observance of monastic discipline, and the daily charge of singing in the church, it has ever been my delight to learn or teach or write.
In 18 3 0 there were twelve Meistersinger alive in Ulm, but in 1839 the four survivors formally made over their insignia and gild property to a modern singing society and closed the record of the Meistergesang in Germany.
The meetings took place either in the Rathaus, or town hall, or, when they were held - as was usually the case - on Sunday, in the church; and three times a year, at Easter, Whitsuntide and Christmas, special festivals and singing competitions were instituted.
In his fight with poverty he was put to strange shifts, becoming cellarman at a tavern and clerk to a lawyer, reciting and singing at a small theatre, and compiling a collection of common songs.
Great voices in heaven singing a triumphal song in anticipation of the victory that is speedily to be achieved.
I hope too, that Bishop Brooks' whole life will be as rich in happiness as the month of May is full of blossoms and singing birds.
I enjoy my singing lessons with Dr. Humason more than I can say.
Instead of singing like the birds, I silently smiled at my incessant good fortune.
For the most part I escaped wonderfully from these dangers, either by proceeding at once boldly and without deliberation to the goal, as is recommended to those who run the gauntlet, or by keeping my thoughts on high things, like Orpheus, who, "loudly singing the praises of the gods to his lyre, drowned the voices of the Sirens, and kept out of danger."
I hear a song sparrow singing from the bushes on the shore,--olit, olit, olit,--chip, chip, chip, che char,--che wiss, wiss, wiss.
* "What's he singing about?"
"It's because she was in love with that fat one in spectacles" (that was how Petya described his namesake, the new Count Bezukhov) "and now she's in love with that singer" (he meant Natasha's Italian singing master), "that's why she's ashamed!"
Four more reports followed at intervals, and the bullets passed somewhere in the fog singing in different tones.
As soon as the singing was over, another and another toast was proposed and Count Ilya Rostov became more and more moved, more glass was smashed, and the shouting grew louder.
A bullet through my brain is the only thing left me--not singing! his thoughts ran on.
How she is singing today!
And without noticing that he was singing, to strengthen the si he sung a second, a third below the high note.
He smiled, looking at her, and said he liked her singing as he liked everything she did.
Having finished her morning tea she went to the ballroom, which she particularly liked for its loud resonance, and began singing her solfeggio.
Before Natasha had finished singing, fourteen-year-old Petya rushed in delightedly, to say that some mummers had arrived.
The mummers (some of the house serfs) dressed up as bears, Turks, innkeepers, and ladies--frightening and funny--bringing in with them the cold from outside and a feeling of gaiety, crowded, at first timidly, into the anteroom, then hiding behind one another they pushed into the ballroom where, shyly at first and then more and more merrily and heartily, they started singing, dancing, and playing Christmas games.
As she looked and thought, the strangest fancies unexpectedly and disconnectedly passed through her mind: the idea occurred to her of jumping onto the edge of the box and singing the air the actress was singing, then she wished to touch with her fan an old gentleman sitting not far from her, then to lean over to Helene and tickle her.
The whole town is singing their praises and I don't even know them!
Why carry you off as if you were some gypsy singing girl?...
Laughter and singing in particular seemed to her like a blasphemy, in face of her sorrow.
She will soon be singing and frolicking about.
Tears suddenly rose in her eyes, she turned away, lifted her music before her eyes, began singing again, and again began walking up and down the room.
The singing did not sound loud under the open sky.
Tipsy and perspiring, with dim eyes and wide-open mouths, they were all laboriously singing some song or other.
They were singing discordantly, arduously, and with great effort, evidently not because they wished to sing, but because they wanted to show they were drunk and on a spree.
He was evidently tipsy, and was singing a French song in a hoarse broken voice, with an arm thrown round the nearest soldier.
The chief reason for devoting no time either to singing, to dress, or to choosing her words was that she really had no time to spare for these things.
It's delightful in this campground with a singing brook outside my door, serenading me as I work.
He twirled her around the floor singing the entire song to her, complete with howls.
He danced out of the room singing, "She's a Brick House".
He's singing like the choir lead at a church revival.
She gazed up at him, softly singing along with the recording.
At Queen's College, Oxford, the dish is still brought on Christmas day in procession to the high-table, accompanied by the singing of a carol.
His open-air preaching was accompanied by prayer and singing, a departure from Wesley's practice and the forerunner of the well-known "Camp Meeting."
Like many other singing birds it is, in the wild state, a mocking-bird, having been heard to imitate the song of the nightingale, the crowing of a cock, and even the cackling of a hen.
The singing in the kitchen was ended, the fire had burned low, and each man had gone to his place.
In imagination I can hear Homer singing, as with unsteady, hesitating steps he gropes his way from camp to camp--singing of life, of love, of war, of the splendid achievements of a noble race.
Perhaps the mocking bird is singing them to sleep.
It was Homer's requiem; itself an Iliad and Odyssey in the air, singing its own wrath and wanderings.
Fearing that they would be light-headed for want of food and also sleep, owing to "the savages' barbarous singing, (for they use to sing themselves asleep,)" and that they might get home while they had strength to travel, they departed.
Here, by the very corner of my field, still nearer to town, Zilpha, a colored woman, had her little house, where she spun linen for the townsfolk, making the Walden Woods ring with her shrill singing, for she had a loud and notable voice.
Two tall old peasants with wrinkled faces and scanty beards emerged from the tavern, smiling, staggering, and singing some incoherent song, and approached the officers.
Down by the pond, frogs were singing their night songs and the sky was filled with bright stars.
You were singing a different song a few hours ago?
A hen was singing in the back yard.
The small birds were singing softly.