Trumpets sentence example
In this key the trumpets blaze out with an effect which entirely depends upon their restricted part hitherto.
A subject so vast and so incapable of classification cannot be discussed here, but its aesthetic principles may be illustrated by the extreme case of the trumpets and horns, which in classical times had no scale except that of the natural harmonic series.
This scheme, with the addition of a pair of trumpets and drums and, occasionally, oboes, forms the normal orchestra of 18th-century Masses developed or degenerated from this model.
One of the expository discourses of John Knox (1505-1572), we are told, was of more power to awaken his hearers than a blast from "five hundred trumpets."
The choice of three series of seven seals, seven trumpets and seven bowls, to form the framework in which the history of the last woes is to be given, shows the same hand that addressed the churches as seven.Advertisement
But between the sixth and seventh seals and the sixth and seventh trumpets the connexion is more or less disturbed by the insertion of certain interludes containing material foreign in certain aspects to the Apocalypse.
They recount the six partial judgments which followed the opening of the seventh seal and the blasts of the six trumpets.
In the month of the " diminishing of waters " the rain gods or Tlalocs were propitiated by a procession of priests with music of flutes and trumpets carrying on plumed litters infants with painted faces, in gay clothing with coloured paper wings, to be sacrificed on the mountains or in a whirlpool in the lake.
The place is little mentioned in ancient literature, though Silius Italicus tells us that it was hence that the Romans took their magisterial insignia (fasces, curule chair, purple toga and brazen trumpets), and it was undoubtedly one of the twelve cities of Etruria.
Trumpets (horn, swegelhorn, byme) appear to have been used chiefly as signals.Advertisement
In Italy a puppet representing Haman was set 'up on high amidst shouts of vengeance and blowing of trumpets.
Their musical instruments are few and rude - consisting of the drums and flutes already mentioned, and shell trumpets.
One may almost be tempted to say that these obscure decisions rendered unnecessary in England the work achieved with such a flourish of trumpets in France by the emancipating decree of the 4th of August 1789.
That work was indeed chiefly done by the living voice; and in speaking, this "one man," as Elizabeth's very critical ambassador wrote from Edinburgh, was "able in one hour to put more life in us than five hundred trumpets continually blustering in our ears."
The chief musical instruments are rough types of trumpets and flutes, drums, tambourines and cymbals, and quadrangular harps.Advertisement
To the last he loved to draw his illustrations of sacred things from camps and fortresses, from guns, drums, trumpets, flags of truce, and regiments arrayed each under its own banner.
The 23rd of March had always been the day of the tubilustrium, or purification of the trumpets used in the sacred rites, so that the ceremony came to be on the last day of Minerva's festival, but it is very doubtful whether it was really connected with her.
The collection includes the two earliest extant baroque trumpets, made in Basel in 1578 by Jacob Steiger.
The trumpets blare to send the plagues that will free the people of God.
I told you that what started those trumpets sounding was the angel taking the censer filled with incense and throwing it on the earth.Advertisement
We do live in a seemingly chaotic world, a world in which the six trumpets are sounding.
We can even provide fanfare trumpets to mark your arrival at the event!
The Reverend Sydney Smith defined his idea of heaven as ` ` eating pate de foie gras to the sound of trumpets ' ' .
Each cantata has its own orchestration, and mood, but all reflect joyful celebration - bells, trumpets, timpani and joyful choruses.
On the left of the stage are the French horns, and on the right trumpets, trombones and finally tubas.Advertisement
It is in E major, while Beethoven chooses to use trumpets in C. The only note which these can play in E major is the tonic, to which they are accordingly confined until the recapitulation of the second subject.
The Emperors rode up to the flank, and the trumpets of the first cavalry regiment played the general march.
The orchestration includes off-stage trumpets, horns and timpani.
Even without the title, the track is startling, with martial trumpets, drums and wordless vocals creating an amazing atmosphere.
Brass instruments include trumpets, trombones, French horns, and similar instruments.Advertisement
Although the media trumpets the many benefits of acai, researchers have completed few long-term or rigorous studies on this super food.
Antiphonal Chant - A two minute section, this one is louder than the first, with trombones, trumpets, horns and cornets being joined by woodwinds for a spectacularly loud finish.
Harps and trumpets symbolize communication of messages or beauty.
The music features violins, guitars, bass and often trumpets or a harp.
Around the tree by the pond, daffodils tipped their trumpets away from the light breeze.Advertisement
When the trumpets take it up they make a remarkable change at its iith bar, for no other reason than that one of the notes, though perfectly within their scale, and, indeed, already produced by them in the very same bar, is so harmonized as to suggest the freedom of an instrument with a complete scale.
But the pupa hangs from the surface by means of paired respiratory trumpets on the prothorax, the dorsal thoracic surface, where the cuticle splits to allow the emergence of the fly, being thus directed towards the upper air.
The king said in a threatening tone, "Then we shall sound our trumpets," whereupon Capponi tore up the document in his face and replied, "And we shall ring our bells."
I hear the trumpets now.
Finding that the walls of autocracy could not be overturned by blasts of revolutionary trumpets in the periodical press and in clandestinely printed seditious proclamations, the young enthusiasts determined to seek the support of the masses, or, as they termed it, " to go in among the people " (idti v narod).Advertisement