Musical sentence example
So, Elisabeth gets her musical talent from you.
Some bells are musical and others are unmusical.
If nothing else, all this upheaval had given him back his musical voice.
From 1871 he was musical critic for La Liberte.
The natural basis for a standard musical pitch is the voice, particularly the male voice, which has been of greater importance historically.Advertisement
Finally it must be remembered that musical euphony and emotional effect are inseparable from considerations of harmony and polyphony.
Some of her notes are musical and charming.
Joncieres' admiration for Wagner asserted itself rather in a musical than a dramatic sense.
The musical development of the city was stimulated by the creation of a symphony orchestra.
Tannhauser is on a grander scale, but its musical execution is disappointing.Advertisement
Cecilia, whose musical fame rests on a passing notice in her legend that she praised God by instrumental as well as vocal music, has inspired many a masterpiece in art, including the Raphael at Bologna, the Rubens in Berlin, the Domenichino in Paris, and in literature, where she is commemorated especially by Chaucer's "Seconde Nonnes Tale," and by Dryden's famous ode, set to music by Handel in 1736, and later by Sir Hubert Parry (1889).
His brother, Johann Friedrich Hugo von Dalberg (1752-1812), canon of Trier, Worms and Spires, had some vogue as a composer and writer on musical subjects.
This does not necessarily prove that " the technical terms of the Temple music had gone out of use, presumably because they were already become unintelligible, as they were when the Septuagint version was made "; for it does not follow that technical musical terms which had originated in the Temple at Jerusalem and were intelligible in Palestine would have been understood in Egypt.
The musical notes found in the titles of the psalms and occasionally also in the text (Selah, 1 Higgaion) are so obscure that it seems unnecessary to enter here upon the various conjectures that have been made about them.
A good deal is said about the musical services of the Levites in Chronicles, both in the account given of David's ordinances and in the descriptions of particular festival occasions.Advertisement
The word, which was probably derived from some Greek bandmaster, was presumably an instruction for a musical interlude.
If possible, they are as a race lazier than the western Lao, as they are certainly more musical.
Theatrical and musical entertainments are popular among them.
It is quite impossible to connect with our musical system the utterance of the sounds of which the Chinese and Annamese languages are composed.
Skill in modern laboratory work is as far out of the reach of the untaught as performance on a musical instrument.Advertisement
Among the musical compositions of Allegri were two volumes of concerti, published in 1618 and 1619; two volumes of motets, published in 1620 and 1621; besides a number of works still in manuscript.
He was for some time tutor of his college; but the most characteristic reminiscence of his university life is the mention made by Anthony Wood that in the musical gatherings of the time "Thomas Ken of New College, a junior, would be sometimes among them, and sing his part."
In the number and variety of its leather and other fancy goods Vienna rivals Paris, and is also renowned for its manufacture of jewelry and articles of precious metals, objets d'art, musical instruments, physical chemicals and optical instruments, and artistic products generally.
The gaiety of Vienna had for centuries depended on the brilliancy of its court, recruited from all parts of Europe, including the nobility of the whole empire, and on its musical, light-hearted and contented population.
Sometimes, especially at early dawn, there is a musical noise in the desert, like the sound of distant drums, which is caused by the eddying of grains of sand in the heated atmosphere, on the crests of the medanos.Advertisement
The educational and scientific institutions of Mainz include an episcopal seminary, two gymnasia and other schools, a society for literature and art, a musical society, and an antiquarian society.
The principal manufactures are leather goods, furniture, carriages, chemicals, musical instruments and carpets, for the first two of which the city has attained a wide reputation.
His voice is musical, metallic, fit for loud laughter and piercing wail, and all that may lie between; speech and speculation free and plenteous; I do not meet in these late decades such company over a pipe."
Next must be mentioned the Kunstgewerbe (museum of arts and crafts) and the Musical Museum, with valuable MSS.
There are numerous high-grade schools, musical and other learned societies and excellent hospitals.Advertisement
This difference is probably explained by the fact that the idea of thus modifying the Kagura had its origin in musical recitations from the semi-romantic semi-historical narratives of the 14th century.
Very soon the No came to occupy in the estimation of the military class a position similar to that held by the lanka as a literary pursuit, and the gagaku as a musical, in the Imperial court.
Beet sugar is also largely manufactured, and the inhabitants of the Black Forest have long been celebrated for their dexterity in the manufacture of wooden ornaments and toys, musical boxes and organs.
In the year after the war (240), when the armies had returned and the people were at leisure to enjoy the fruits of victory, Livius Andronicus substituted at one of the public festivals a regular drama, translated or adapted from the Greek, for the musical medleys (saturae) hitherto in use.
The famous inscriptions with hymns to Apollo accompanied by musical notation were found on stones belonging to this treasury.Advertisement
Thus pitch is a soft and yielding body under steady stress, but a bar of pitch if struck gives a musical note, which shows that it vibrates and is therefore stiff or elastic for high frequency stress.
Zeitz has manufactures of cloth, cottons and other textiles, machinery, wax-cloth, musical instruments, vinegar, cigars, &c.; and wood-carving, dyeing and calico-printing are carried on.
The term is specially applied to the musical setting of the mass.
But the quaint beauty of Herbert's style and its musical quality give The Temple a high place.
Under the patronage of Charles Alexander, also, Weimar became a famous musical centre, principally owing to the presence of Franz Liszt, who from 1848 to 1886 made Weimar his principal place of residence.Advertisement
According to one account, he travelled as far as Bremen, called there by Archbishop Hermann in order to reform the musical service.
Bach, from which he gained his earliest acquaintance with the principles of musical structure.
With the encouragement of a discriminating patron, a small but excellent orchestra and a free hand, Haydn made the most of his opportunity and produced a continuous stream of compositions in every known musical form.
Haydn's place in musical history is best determined by his instrumental compositions.
Bach's sonatas; then the medium itself began to suggest wider horizons and new possibilities of treatment; his position at Eisenstadt enabled him to experiment without reserve; his genius, essentially symphonic in character, found its true outlet in the opportunities of pure musical structure.Advertisement
The importance of this lies not only in a greater richness of musical colour, but in the effect which it produced on the actual substance and texture of composition.
Experiments, which will be described most conveniently when we discuss methods of determining the frequencies of sources, prove conclusively that for a given note the frequency is the same whatever the source of that note, and that the ratio of the frequencies of two notes forming a given musical interval is the same in whatever part of the musical range the two notes are situated.
They found that the velocity of propagation of different musical sounds was the same.
In some cases of echo, when the original sound is a compound musical note, the octave of the fundamental tone is reflected much more strongly than that tone itself.
When we are walking past a fence formed by equally-spaced vertical rails or overlapping boards, we may often note that each footstep is followed by a musical ring.Advertisement
Sounds may be divided into noises and musical notes.
A musical note always arises from a source which has some regularity of vibration, and which sends equally-spaced waves into the air.
The results obtained fully confirm the general law that " pitch," or the position of the note in the musical scale, depends solely on its frequency.
It is not necessary here to deal generally with the various musical scales.
All experiments in frequency show that two notes, forming a definite musical interval, have their frequencies always in the same ratio wherever in the musical scale the two notes are situated.
A determinate musical pitch is not perceived, he says, till about 40 vibrations per second.
Such bars are used in musical boxes and as free reeds in organ pipes.
As in the case of a musical string, so here we find that the pitch of the note is higher for a given plate the greater the number of ventral segments into which it is divided; but the converse of this does not hold good, two different notes being obtainable with the same number of such segments, the position of the nodal lines being, however, different.
In the middle notes of the musical register the maximum harshness occurs when the beats are about 30.
The frequency of beats giving maximum dissonance rises as we rise higher in the musical scale, and falls as we descend.
He became, in fact, the ideal Greek youth, equally proficient in the "musical" and "gymnastic" branches of Greek education.
On the "musical" side he was the special patron of eloquence (Mycos); in gymnastic, he was the giver of grace rather than of strength, which was the province of Heracles.
Padre Martini was a zealous collector of musical literature, and possessed an extensive musical library.
Doni's Works; he also published a treatise on The Theory of Numbers as applied to Music. His celebrated canons, published in London, about 1800, edited by Pio Cianchettini, show him to have had a strong sense of musical humour.
The predominance of Germanic influence in the city is evidenced by at least 75 musical clubs and numerous Turnverein societies.
The distinctive industry is the manufacture of mathematical and musical instruments.
The International Exhibition of 1851, the creation of the Museum and Science and Art Department at South Kensington, the founding of art schools and picture galleries all over the country, the spread of musical taste and the fostering of technical education may be attributed, more or less directly, to the commission of distinguished men which began its labours under Prince Albert's auspices.
But a new system of musical notation which he thought he had discovered was unfavourably received by the Academie des sciences, where it was read in August 1742, and he was unable to obtain pupils.
In all these works the imperfection of his musical education is painfully apparent, and his compositions betray an equal lack of knowledge, though his refined taste is as clearly displayed there as is his literary power in the Letters and Dictionary.
Among the natives of Arezzo the most famous are the Benedictine monk Guido of Arezzo, the inventor of the modern system of musical notation (died c. 1050), the poet Petrarch, Pietro Aretino, the satirist (1492-1556), and Vasari, famous for his lives of Italian painters.
There is a university, to which admission is easy and where the fees are moderate, and the Conservatoire provides as good musical teaching as can be found in Europe.
Concerts are held frequently, as the Belgians are a musical people.
Under the leadership of Theodore Thomas (1835-1905), the Cincinnati Musical Festival Association was incorporated, and the first of its biennial May festivals was held in 1873.
The city has several other musical societies - the Apollo and Orpheus clubs (1881 and 1893), a Liederkranz (1886), and a United Singing Society (1896) being among the more prominent; and there are two schools of music - the Conservatory of Music and the College of Music.
The word is particularly used of the cord of a bow, and of the stretched cords of gut and wire upon a musical instrument, the vibration of which.
He wrote Lettres sur l'Algerie (1877) and Promenades japonaises (1880), and also some musical compositions, including a grand opera, Tai-Tsoung (1894).
Among hospitals those of special general interest are the Steevens, the oldest in the city, founded under the will of Dr Richard Steevens in 1720; the Mater Misericordiae (1861),which includes a laboratory and museum, and is managed by the Sisters of Mercy, but relieves sufferers independently of their creed; the Rotunda lying-in hospital (1756); the Royal hospital for incurables, Donnybrook, which was founded in 1744 by the Dublin Musical Society; and the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear hospital, Adelaide Road, which amalgamated (1904) two similar institutions.
But the fantastic relations imagined by him of planetary movements and distances to musical intervals and geometrical constructions seemed to himself discoveries no less admirable than the achievements which have secured his lasting fame.
In the breeding-season the male Dunlin utters a most peculiar and farsounding whistle, somewhat resembling the continued ringing of a high-toned musical bell.
By the exercise of his musical talents he earned money enough for the start, at Helmstadt, of an university career, which the aid of a wealthy patron enabled him to continue at Leipzig.
The city has an annual carnival and a musical festival.
The "singing beach" is a stretch of white sand, which, when trodden upon, emits a curious musical sound.
Lampman'S Poetry Is, The Most Finished And Musical.
Among other industries are the manufactures of watches, clocks, toys and musical instruments.
Wheatstone's early training in making musical instruments now bore rich fruit in the continuous designing of new instruments and pieces of mechanism.
In acoustics his principal work was a research on the transmission of sound through solids, the explanation of Chladni's figures of vibrating solids, various investigations of the principles of acoustics and the mechanism of hearing, and the invention of new musical instruments, e.g.
Alford was a not inconsiderable artist, as his picture-book, The Riviera (1870), shows, and he had abundant musical and mechanical talent.
The symmetry is remarkable, and the reverberations are strangely musical.
His musical duties are usually performed by the "succentor," one of the vicars choral.
The chief musical instrument was the harp (hearpe), which is often mentioned.
There are rock quarries here, and the city manufactures sewing machines, musical instruments, especially pianos, foundry and machine shop products, agricultural implements and furniture.
In 1761 he announced the discovery of an epic on the subject of Fingal, and in December he published Fingal, an Ancient Epic Poem in Six Books, together with Several Other Poems composed by Ossian, the Son of Fingal, translated from the Gaelic Language, written in the musical measured prose of which he had made use in his earlier volume.
Subsequently, towards the close of the 15th century, the refined court of Lodovico Sforza attracted such celebrated men as Bramante, the architect, Gauffino Franchino, the founder of one of the earliest musical academies, and Leonardo da Vinci, from whose school came Luini, Boltraffio, Gaudenzio Ferrari, Marco d'Oggiono, &c. Later, Pellegrino Tibaldi and Galeazzo Alessi of Genoa (the former a man of very wide activity) were the chief architects, and Leone Leoni of Arezzo the chief sculptor.
Milan has long been famous as one of the great musical centres of Europe, and numerous students resort here for their musical education.
Minor industries are represented by workshops for the production of surgical, musical and geodetic instruments; of telephone and telegraph accessories; dynamos, sewing-machines, bicycles and automobiles.
In typography Milan is renowned principally for its musical editions and for its heliotype and zincotype establishments.
Wiesbaden contains numerous scientific and educational institutions, including a chemical laboratory, an agricultural college and two musical conservatoria.
He introduced a regular musical contest in place of the old recitations of the rhapsodes, which were an old standing accompaniment of the festival.
In the musical contests, a golden crown was given as first prize; in the sports, a garland of leaves from the sacred olive trees of Athena, and vases filled with oil from the same.
Among the literary and scientific associations of Copenhagen may be mentioned the Danish Royal Society, founded in 1742, for the advancement of the sciences of mathematics, astronomy, natural philosophy, &c., by the publication of papers and essays; the Royal Antiquarian Society, founded in 1825, for diffusing a knowledge of Northern and Icelandic archaeology; the Society for the Promotion of Danish Literature, for the publication of works chiefly connected with the history of Danish literature; the Natural Philosophy Society; the Royal Agricultural Society; the Danish Church History Society; the Industrial Association, founded in 1838; the Royal Geographical Society, established in 1876; and several musical and other societies.
He had already attempted musical composition, and at this period produced several concertos pour basse, in the manner of the violoncellist, Lamarre, in whose name they were published.
In La Muette de Portici, familiarly known as Masaniello, Auber achieved his greatest musical triumph.
Here you find articles in the encyclopedia about musical instruments.
At Warsaw there is a good musical conservatory.
We learn also that it was permanently covered, and it was probably used for musical entertainments, but in the case of the larger theatre also the arrangements for the occasional extension of an awning (velarium) over the whole are distinctly found.
Firearms, clocks, musical instruments, toys..
Machinery, chemicals, sugar, malt, paper, musical instruments, cotton, straw hats, tobacco, carpets, soap, playing cards, chocolate and dye-stuffs are among the manufactures.
The wandering sophist and rhetorician would find a hearing no less than the musical artist.
The word satura was originally applied to a rude scenic and musical performance, exhibited at Rome before the introduction of the regular drama.
In the oriental quarters of the city the curious shops, the markets of different trades (the shops of each trade being generally congregated in one street or district), the easy merchant sitting before his shop, the musical and quaint street-cries of the picturesque vendors of fruit, sherbet, water, &c., with the ever-changing and many-coloured throng of passengers, all render the streets a delightful study for the lover of Arab life, nowhere else to be seen in such perfection, or with so fine a background of magnificent buildings.
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.
There are many kinds of musical instruments.
A large number of utensils, articles of furniture and the like were placed in the burial-chamber for the use of the deadjars, weapons, mirrors, and even chairs, musical instruments and wigs.
Of his works in this connexion the best known is L'Harmonie universelle (1636), dealing with the theory of music and musical instruments.
Their musical instruments are few and rude - consisting of the drums and flutes already mentioned, and shell trumpets.
It has also important and growing manufactures of ladies' mantles, boots and shoes, machines, furniture, woollen goods, musical instruments, agricultural machinery and implements, leather, tobacco, chemicals, &c. Brewing, bleaching and dyeing are also carried on on a large scale, and there are extensive railway works and a government rifle factory.
As an art-form the musical Mass is governed to a peculiar degree by the structure of its text.
The next definite stage in the musical history of the Mass was attained by the Neapolitan composers who were first to reach musical coherence after the monodic revolution at the beginning of the 17th century.
It is almost impossible, without asceticism of a radically inartistic kind, to treat with the resources of instrumental music and free harmony such passages as that from the Crucifixus to the Resurrexit, without an emotional contrast which inevitably throws any natural treatment of the Sanctus into the background, and makes the A gnus Dei an inadequate conclusion to the musical scheme.
This makes it all the more remarkable that Beethoven's second and only important Mass (in D, Op. 123) is not only the most dramatic ever penned but is, perhaps, the last classical Mass that is thoughtfully based upon the liturgy, and is not a mere musical setting of what happens to be a liturgic text.
Another story connects him with the musical contest between Apollo and Marsyas (or Pan).
In youth he had musical ambitions, studied under Mendelssohn and Weinlig at Leipzig, under Loewe at Stettin, and afterwards at Vienna.
These responses are usually sung, and the name Kyrie is thus also applied to their musical setting.
In the early days of Greece the Argives enjoyed high repute for their musical talent.
The latter sometimes lapses into methods which are not usually thought compatible with prison discipline, such as the permission to play on musical instruments, the holding of concerts, the privilege of smoking and chewing tobacco, of receiving baskets of provisions, novels and newspapers from friends outside.
Sayyar to collect a rich present of horses, falcons, musical instruments, golden and silver vessels and to offer it to the caliph in person, but before the present was ready the news came that Walid had been murdered.
From its roof the famous Moravian trombones were long played on festal or funeral occasions, and later summoned the people to musical festivals.
The Moravians have given Bethlehem a national reputation as a musical centre.
He also investigated the oxygen compounds of phosphorus and nitrogen, and was ' The names of the musical instruments in those verses of the Book of Daniel have formed the basis of a controversy as to the authenticity of the book.
Graslitz is one of the most important industrial towns of Bohemia, its specialities being the manufacture of musical instruments, carried on both as a factory and a domestic industry, and lace-making.
The subscriptions having come in but sparsely, Liszt took the matter in hand, and the monument was completed at his expense, and unveiled at a musical festival conducted by Spohr and himself in 1845.
Among the works produced for the first time or rehearsed with a view to the furtherance of musical art were Wagner's Tannhduser, Der fliegende Hollander, Das Liebesmahl der Apostel, and Eine Faust Overture, Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini, the Symphonie Fantastique, Harold en Italie, Romeo et Juliette, La Damnation de Faust, and L'Enfance du Christ - the last two conducted by the composer - Schumann's Genoveva, Paradise and the the music to Manfred and to Faust, Weber's Euryanthe, Schubert's Alfonso and Estrella, Raff's Kanig Alfred, Cornelius's Der Barbier von Baghdad and many more.
Classicism in the shape of solid, respectable Hummel on the one hand, and Carl Czerny, a trifle flippant, perhaps, and inclined to appeal to the gallery, on the other, these gave the musical parentage of young Liszt.
Liszt's strange musical nature was long in maturing its fruits.
To effect this he made use of the means of musical expression for purposes of illustration, and relied on points of support outside the pale of music proper.
The music does not conform to any sufficiently definite musical plan - it is hardly intelligible as music without reference to the programme.
Incidents of the poem or the play are illustrated or alluded to as may be convenient, and the exigencies of musical form are not unfrequently disregarded for the sake of special effects.
Of the twelve Poemes symphoniques, Orphee is the most consistent from a musical point of view, and is exquisitely scored.
In these pieces, as in almost every production of his, in lieu of melody Liszt offers fragments of melody - touching and beautiful, it may be, or passionate, or tinged with triviality; in lieu of a rational distribution of centres of harmony in accordance with some definite plan, he presents clever combinations of chords and ingenious modulations from point to point; in lieu of musical logic and consistency of design, he is content with rhapsodical improvisation.
The musical growth is spoilt, the development of the themes is stopped, or prevented, by some reference to extraneous ideas.
In much of Liszt's vocal music, particularly in the songs and choral pieces written to German words, an annoying discrepancy is felt to exist between the true sound of the words and the musical accents.
They seem especially to have had the care of the poor and the sick, and were interested in the musical part of worship. Meanwhile in Scotland the Iona monks had been expelled by the Pictish king Nechtan in 717, and the vacancies thus caused were by no means filled by the Roman monks who thronged into the north from Northumbria.
Chariot races, musical and dramatic exhibitions, games in the Greek fashion rapidly succeeded each other.
We meet with, during the present century, a considerable number of names of poets and dramatists, no doubt very minor, as also painters, sculptors and musical composers.
By contemporaries his voice was declared to be the finest musical instrument that they ever heard.
The Musica Enchiriadis, published with other writings of minor importance in Gerbert's Scriptores de Musica, and containing a complete system of musical science as well as instructions regarding notation, has now been proved to have originated about half a century later than the death of the monk Hucbald, and to have been the work of an unknown writer belonging to the close of the 10th century and possibly also bearing the name of Hucbald.
His numerous works include the musical comedy, Pierre le Grand (1790), for Gretry's music, and the opera, Les Deux Journees (1800), music by Cherubini; also L' Abbe de l'epee (1800), and some other plays; and Causeries d'un vieillard (1807), Contes a ma fille (1809), and Les Adieux du vieux conteur (1835).
He showed, both by analysis and by synthesis, that quality depends on the order, number and intensity of the overtones or harmonics that may, and usually do, enter into the structure of a musical tone.
They are classified under the respective heads of porcelain and earthenware, tiles, arms and armour, textile fabrics, needlework and embroidery, metal-work, wood carving and mosaic-painting, manuscripts, enamel, jewelry and musical instruments.
Haydn was for thirty years conductor of his private orchestra and general musical director, and many of his compositions were written for the private theatre and the concerts of this prince.
Baini held a higher place, however, as a musical critic and historian than as a composer, and his Life of Palestrina (Memorie storico-critiche della vita e delle opere di Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, 1828) ranks as one of the best works of its class.
The verse is most carefully constructed, and is also most effective, but it is so with the rhetorical effectiveness of Lucan, not with the musical charm of Virgil.
The arched passage-way is very symmetrical, varying in height from 19 to 35 ft., and famous for its musical reverberations - not a distinct echo, but an harmonious prolongation of sound for from 10 to 30 seconds after the original tone is produced.
Owls are numerous, and a small species, Glaucidium, is conspicuous, breaking the stillness of the night by its monotonous though musical cry of two notes.
When the circumstances of the experiment are such that the reservoir is influenced by the shocks due to the impact of the jet, the disintegration usually establishes itself with complete regularity, and is attended by a musical note (Savart).
The town carries on a variety of small manufactures, including musical instruments, iron-wares, marble ornaments.
Iron-founding, machine-making, woolspinning and the making of paper, tobacco and musical instruments are carried on here, and the trade in wool and agricultural products is considerable.
An annual musical festival is held here under the auspices of the Converse College Choral Society.
Other industries are jute-spinning, dyeing and brewing, and the manufacture of musical instruments, chemicals, tobacco, cigars, porcelain and machinery.
He built at Athens a great race-course of Pentelic marble, and a splendid musical theatre, called the Odeum in memory of his wife Regilla, which still exists.
Something in his imperturbable, kindly presence, his angelic look, his musical voice, his commanding style of thought and speech, announced him as the possessor of the great secret which many were seeking - the secret of a freer, deeper, more harmonious life.
Gotha is one of the most active commercial towns of Thuringia, its manufactures including sausages, for which it has a great reputation, porcelain, tobacco, sugar, machinery, mechanical and surgical instruments, musical instruments, shoes, lamps and toys.
Musical instruments of crude design are common.
In the east end is the Pennsylvania College for Women (Presbyterian; chartered in 186 9), with preparatory, collegiate and musical departments.
The chief musical instruments are rough types of trumpets and flutes, drums, tambourines and cymbals, and quadrangular harps.
The patient is deaf, but complains of ringing in the ears, which may assume various forms, especially in musical people.
On the advice of a member of Gung'l's band who had taken up his residence in Edinburgh, Mackenzie was sent for his musical education to Sondershausen, where he entered the conservatorium under Ulrich and Stein, remaining there from 1857 to 1861, when he entered the ducal orchestra as a violinist.
The musical archives are kept here as a separate department.
The staple industry is the production of boots and shoes; but musical instruments, leather and machines are also manufactured.
Besides his edition of the Rumanian Church service-books with musical notation, he published a series of tales, proverbs and songs either from older texts or from oral information; and he made the first collection' of popular songs, Spitalul amorului, " The Hospital of Love " (1850-53), with tunes either composed by himself or obtained from the gipsy musicians who alone performed them.
The name tarantella, in use at the present time, applies both to a dance still in vogue in Southern Italy and also to musical pieces resembling in their stimulating measures those that were necessary to rouse to activity the sufferer from tarantism in the middle ages.
He is said to have set his own songs to music. It seems doubtful whether the notes that have cone down to us can with justice be attributed to him, but there is no contesting the musical quality of his verse.
He came of a musical family, and was himself a talented amateur, and an acquaintance with Balakirev and Dargomijsky led him to more serious study of composition, so that in 1857 he left the army and devoted himself to music, though this step entailed his earning his living as a government clerk and a prolonged period of poverty.
In a small commonplace book, bearing on the seventh page the date of January 1663/1664, there are several articles on angular sections, and the squaring of curves and " crooked lines that may be squared," several calculations about musical notes, geometrical propositions from Francis Vieta and Frans van Schooten, annotations out of Wallis's Arithmetic of Infinities, together with observations on refraction, on the grinding of " spherical optic glasses," on the errors of lenses and the method of rectifying them, and on the extraction of all kinds of roots, particularly those " in affected powers."
Crescent is also the name of a Turkish musical instrument.
The manufacturing industries assisted by the government developed rapidly during the later years of the 19th century, notably metal-working, especially such branches of it as require exact and delicate workmanship. Of particular importance are iron and steel goods, locomotives (for which Esslingen enjoys a great reputation), machinery, motor-cars, bicycles, small arms (in the Mauser factory at Oberndorf), all kinds of scientific and artistic appliances, pianos (at Stuttgart), organs and other musical instruments, photographic apparatus, clocks (in the Black Forest),.
It is nearly always seen paired, though the pairs collect in prodigious flocks; and, when these are broken up, its shrill but musical cry of "tu-lup," "tu-lup," somewhat pettishly repeated, helps to draw attention to it.
It is also used for preparing shoemaker's wax, as a flux for soldering metals, for pitching lager beer casks, for rosining the bows of musical instruments and numerous minor purposes.
There are many musical clubs, and a spring festival for which a local chorus furnishes the nucleus, is held annually.
The chief industries of Strassburg are tanning, brewing, printing and the manufacture of steel goods, musical instruments, paper, soap, furniture, gloves and tobacco.
It has lace, dyeing and tanning industries, and manufactures of toys and musical instruments; and there is a convalescent home for the poor of the city of Leipzig.
He died on the 4th of February 1795, his only son being his successor, Richard, the 2nd earl (1764-1839), the ancestor of the present earl and the author of Musical Reminiscences of an Old Amateur.
A correspondence took place between him and Burns, who considered his "Tullochgorum" "the best Scotch song Scotland ever saw," and procured his collaboration for Johnson's Musical Museum.
Even the costume of the Croatian peasantry, to whom brilliant colours and intricate embroideries are always dear, proclaims their racial identity with the Serbs; their songs, dances and musical instruments, the chief part of their customs and folk-lore, their whole manner of life, so little changed by its closer contact with Western civilization, may be studied in Servia (q.v.) itself.
It is very soft and musical, full of vowels and liquids, and free from all harsh gutturals.
Among these are the names of the months and the days of the week, those used in astrology and divination, some forms of salutation, words for dress and bedding, money, musical instruments, books and writings, together with a number of miscellaneous terms.
As a musical centre Leipzig is known all over the world for its excellent conservatorium, founded in 1843 by Mendelssohn.
Schiller and Gellert also resided for a time in Leipzig, and Sebastian Bach and Mendelssohn filled musical posts here.
The manufactures of the duchy are varied, though none is of first-rate importance; woollen goods, gloves, hats, porcelain and earthenware, bricks, sewing-machines, paper, musical instruments, sausages and wooden articles are the chief products.
Here musical and gymnastic contests took place as well as the famous flogging-ordeal (diamastigosis).
The musical composer Marschner (1795-1861) was born at Zittau.
The Greek word is also used for a date-palm, a musical instrument like a guitar, and the colour purple-red or crimson.
In musical skill and invention he already vied with the best professors of the art in Italy; his personal taste would have led him to choose painting as his profession, and one of the most eminent artists of his day, Lodovico Cigoli, owned that to his judgment and counsel he was mainly indebted for the success of his works.
He was led to his three great laws by musical analogies, just as William Herschel afterwards passed from music to astronomy.
The musical selections (settings of scenes from sacred history) were called oratorios.
In 1843 he became a member of the musical club who called themselves "The Juvenals," and for their meetings were written the trios and duets, music and words, which Wennerberg began to publish in 1846.
His poems, to which their musical accompaniment is almost essential, have not ceased, in half a century, to be universally pleasing to Swedish ears; outside Sweden it would be difficult to make their peculiarly local charm intelligible.
The lagoon is famous for its "singing fish," supposed to be shell-fish which give forth musical notes.
On the left returning wall is a train of priestly attendants headed by the chief priest and priestess (the latter carrying a lituus), clad in the dress of the deities they serve and facing an altar, behind which is an image of a bull on a pedestal (representing the god); then comes an attendant leading a goat and three rams for sacrifice, followed by more priests with litui or musical instruments, after whom comes a bull bearing on his back the sacred cista (?).
He adorned Dresden, which under him became the musical centre of Germany; welcoming foreign musicians and others he gathered around him a large and splendid court, and his capital was the constant scene of musical and other festivals.
The special feature upon which most stress has been laid, ever since Wagner's death in 1883, has been not so much the musical as the dramatic significance of the works; it is contended by the inmost circle of Wagnerian adherents that none but they can fully realize the master's intentions or hand down his traditions.
What have been your main musical influences, and which bands can you hear your influence in?
The piece will include musical accompaniment by Byron Thomas.
Geoffrey Burford - our piano accompanist for the evening who managed to combine musical excellence with a great sense of humor.
However, 3rd projects on musical instrument acoustics are very popular.
Since its launch in March 2000, it has been a significant force in supporting creatively adventurous and pioneering musical activity.
The second album from Hot Chip, The Warning sees these inspired pop alchemists pull off some truly devious musical juxtapositions.
This represented the apex of his musical endeavors thus far - here was sonic architecture of the highest caliber.
Here's our guide to the greatest musical aphrodisiac Thursday February.. .
If you fancy doing some musical archeology, this big box is the place to start.
To develop artistic, musical and sporting abilities of all children.
Feis Originally a parliamentary assembly in Ireland which later developed into a cultural and musical festival.
For example, the norm of a one-act ballet was established, as well as the introduction of musical interludes to avoid long intervals.
On the opening title track he does everything to draw attention to his alleged musical genius short of hiring a fairground barker.
The 24 infants from the Victoria Street School received an ovation for their musical drill, which was accompanied by gaily bedecked tambourines.
These eventually formed the bedrock of his musical style.
The musical biopic is hardening into a formula of lots of suffering and then final salvation.
Tony's musical roots, however, are firmly in traditional bluegrass.
In the nasty game of musical chairs that followed the breakup of the Ottoman Empire, the Kurds have been left standing.
They wrote 2 by 5, a musical cabaret which showcased a selection of classic Kander and Ebb songs.
Language and Communication The musical cadence contributes to baby's language development.
This was a traditional musical carousel with a difference.
Jay's latest production Late Night Tales is a compilation mix cd of his favorite tracks drawing on his musical inspirations.
The earliest public musical concerts were held in a coal cellar in Britton Street.
Long before Madonna made an art form out of reinvention, Marianne Faithfull was blazing a path for musical chameleons.
English change ringing is a heritage musical activity which has been performed for centuries in public and for the public.
Born in London, James Burton began his musical training in the Choir of Westminster Abbey where he was head chorister under Simon Preston.
The musical style of the band leans heavily on the jazz classics & swing but with many entirely original variations and arrangements.
These parallels in mood and imagery reinforce the view of a thematic coherence linking genres as disparate as the tournament and the musical drama.
These lyric segments, deemed offensive by the moral majority have been joined together by Correa to form an absurd musical collage.
As with the clarinet concertos, the bulk of the musical drama takes place in the first movement.
Mason demonstrated his musical ability at several stages throughout the night by playing drums, guitar and an impressive assortment of percussion contraptions.
Don't miss this corker of a show " Roy Cooper (Oxford Times) " All the best ingredients of musical theater.
Their own musical personality cults preclude any free exchange.
I'm interested in theories of musical analysis as well, and have even dabbled in Mozart studies.
Joining Slayer on the musical front is the cult death metal group deicide, which calls itself " Satan's favorite band " .
The Troubadour and his four musical animal friends leave the city somewhat dejected.
In the mid-twelfth century Aelred of Rievaulx vehemently denounced musical embellishments.
A private benefactor, possibly one of the musical Swinburne brothers, had the 16 foot diapason added in 1896.
Cables for MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) are usually 5 pin din type.
Others were in Morse code or started with electronic music, similar to a Stylophone or musical doorbell.
There is another slightly different version, stating that Broadway musical directors would do the same test on an aging hotel doorman.
The vocal is spot on, the entire musical backing just oh so dreamy!
A musical mood induction task was used to induce temporary mild dysphoria, and the effect of mood induction on self schemas was assessed.
Finally, a brand of musical eclecticism that is receiving critical acclaim from all sides.
The annual international musical eisteddfod (festival) is held here.
This revolutionary elitism even extended the musical policies of the station.
We'll come together over certain fine things that would be considered elitist, or musical like this.
Largely self-taught, he achieved great eminence in the musical world in the years leading up to the First World War.
Local Guide and Scout groups will also be taking to the stage and there will be musical entertainment from the Carlton Brass Band.
The second half of the evening's program includes more superb musical excerpts.
Mr. Bsag commented at one point that it was like a musical exorcism, and perhaps it was.
His landmark book on improvisation proved that musical experimentalism could engage a wide audience across many fields with issues of vital importance to humanity.
The music department had worked hard all term to create a musical extravaganza in the theater, which really rocked!
The annual Proms In The Park musical extravaganza will be held on Saturday 4th August.
Whilst others have gone for whatever musical fad there may be fashionable at the time, PY has just done his own thing.
What inspired you and Tom to write your own musical versions of these classic fairy tales?
The haphazard cylinders he substituted displayed a musical fantasia.
Another musical leap forward, this single acquired the 'best bass guitar performance of 1978 ' award from punk fanzine Black Steam!
The volume has been assembled from the following discrete fascicles, each of which contains a single musical work.
Mood Indigo returns in February January 27th, 2006 The New Year brings forth a new jazz flavor for your musical taste buds.
He is a musical forefather for popular music as we know today.
They searched harder and dug heavier for tracks on this second volume, with a musical spectrum spanning from raw funk to gritty soul.
Her angelic vocals transcend musical genres, giving her fans from all sides of the music spectrum.
Club Triangle had many musical genres to choose from for their party.
An exciting alternative to the typical romantic weekend getaway is a musical break.
Saint-SaÃ«ns was one of the most prodigiously gifted polymaths in musical history.
This musical piggy bank for a boy has a sheer blue and white gingham checked ribbon round his neck.
Our every increasing range of outdoor musical instruments includes a traditional glockenspiel, chimes, turtle drum rain stick and new tiger glockenspiel.
It's been nearly 40 years since the best Picture gong went to a musical.
The Gamelan is a beautiful set of musical instruments comprising of bronze gongs and metallophones.
Add a tune to a birthday greeting, a wink to a text message or exchange the latest in musical ring tones with friends.
Chapman is a master of his own individually spiced and blended musical gumbo.
Jill is quoted by Country Living magazine as being Britain's best known musical healer.
A mini hi-fi with cd player is provided for those who prefer musical entertainment.
When your child is older he will love to have the musical hippo as a soft, cuddly toy to play with.
Personal tutors, tuition, online tutoring, home schooling - all academic subjects and musical instruments - lessons from £ 12.50/hour.
It's been great and has been a real hotbed of musical creativity, but it was tiny.
The computer revolution in digital audio has created new possibilities for musical composition and research that were scarcely imaginable a decade ago.
Michael Tippett, Benjamin Britten and Peter Maxwell Davies are among those who have expressed indebtedness to Purcell's musical genius.
A still gallery is included, which features around seven minutes of production stills set to a fairly inoffensive musical number.
Learning a musical instrument is a gift for life.
Certainly Patron, Jackie Ransom, who was in attendance despite being far from well, seemed to enjoy the musical interlude.
The hilarious medieval jesters will take you back in time on an exciting musical journey!
I'm trying to piece together the jigsaw of musical personae into which he hacks up his hefty output.
He spent much of the 1990s performing with his brother Django Bates ' in his musical Juggernaut Delightful Precipice.
Now you can instantly create sophisticated phrases and musical changes that would have required lengthy arranging and step input if done manually.
Goodall's infectious tunes which included light opera and modern musical theater numbers - were complemented by dazzling word play from Hart.
This new exception applies to commercially published literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and published editions (but not databases ).
In the past, copyright has been used to protect literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works in print or written form.
There were million you need to do anyway Lutz to providing musical.
He is a very pious man and regularly prays to God for that rare talent needed to become a musical maestro of reknown.
Maybe it was done to welcome back our own musical maestro Ken Davis.
The crowd turned their heads like mere cats as Default used his musical strings to play with me, his full size marionette.
My Dark Life and The Bridge I Burned are both miniature pop masterpieces at opposite extremes of Costello's musical approach.
Yet the real masterstroke is to restore the chorus to its original musical function.
Watch the video Just Jack - Writer's Block video Just Jack is a musical maverick, talented DJ and sparkling wordsmith.
Five Pointe 0 takes the sound of many diverse acts to make their own special brand of intense musical mayhem.
Impressive imagination and individuality combined with that musical mix reveals Lowe as a peerless melodist and a songwriter of panoramic originality.
In the meantime, have a musical meme, usual rules.
A flight of red breasted mergansers was a distraction from the " musical " entertainment.
They promote musical miscegenation, drug use and wanton sexual license.
Apparently, it was only mopped up just in time for the opening night of ' Footloose - The Musical ' .
In collaboration with a drama teacher, David Calder he has written a musical called Black Bart's Treasure.
He works mainly in musical theater and is currently performing on stage in the London's hit West End musical ' Chicago ' .
Phantom Bible Study - It's been a joy to re-establish our regular backstage meetings on London's long-running musical.
Find Tickets Blood Brothers Willy Russell's classic, award-winning musical telling the story of twin brothers separated at birth.
The lines I added are from my favorite musical, Sunday in the Park with George.
Children can also learn basic musical notation & learn to recognize 8 musical notation & learn to recognize 8 musical instruments.
The smash hit musical based around the songs of ABBA hits the road.
The stage musical became one of the longest running Broadway musicals of all time.
As the guests entered the outdoor amphitheater they were met by a solo musician playing a musical saw.
I am now a freelance musician with a number of varied musical interests.
He sounds a lot closer to his blues roots, whilst still trying to reach a state of musical nirvana.
His " nu soul " sound combines a thoughtful vocal delivery with soulful musical settings and keenly observational lyrics.
In a musical climate so obsessed with the cool, Chas & Dave never quite fitted in.
This new project is the latest part in Steve Reid's musical Odyssey.
Together they present an African musical Odyssey where township rhythms rub shoulders with Afrobeat as hi-life riffs follow jazz solos.
To me it is more of a rock operetta, the dancer's show with continuous singing, and less a musical.
American clarinetist Jean Johnson enjoys a varied musical career that includes orchestral, chamber, and solo performances.
Swirling strings perfectly orchestrated, rise above the funky backdrop to caress the senses, a great example of Barry's musical genius.
Improbable and the National Theater of Scotland present A musical Pandemonium There are sneaking, creeping, crumpling noises coming from inside the walls.
At the former, the revival of Sandy WilsonÃ¢s musical pastiche The Boy Friend was a summery sell-out.
Musically speaking it's a 20's/30's musical comedy pastiche.
Each has an enviable musical pedigree and a wealth of experience performing in all kinds of venues and at all kinds of events.
A recent musical evening at the Rectory, Opera to Broadway, included the percussionist Evelyn Glennie.
The result is a system of extreme elegance and sophistication not to mention outstanding musical performance.
These fall essentially into three pairs, the first of which is concerned with the provision and the receipt of late Victorian musical philanthropy.
In addition to these, the Institution is provided with several different musical instruments, including a phonograph and gramaphone.
Another point I would like to emphasize is that the musical phrasing has come entirely from the manner of singing.
Dmitri Hvorostovsky's Onegin struck a fine balance between aloofness and dash, his singing full of his trademark phrasings, long-breathed and musical.
Original music will be composed by Terry Davies who will also adapt musical themes from the motion picture composed by Danny Elfman.
This blue musical piggy bank is a bigger version of the baby piggy bank for a boy, with an additional musical feature.
Four male singers are rendering the ordered musical style of ancient plainchant.
The history of the trios instrumentation reflects the increasing variety of pipes that I have developed and our musical arrangements are essentially polyphonic.
We cover a wide range of musical styles, from Gregorian chant and renaissance polyphony to contemporary music in more popular vein.
Our raucous musical evenings are highly prized by the hard of hearing.
Malcolm is an academic whizz, Dewey is a musical prodigy who taught himself to play grand piano.