The sound of voices woke her.
Angry voices wove in and out of the crowd's jeering and the ringing of her ears.
Voices came from the conference room, whose door was open.
The voices rose again.
A chorus of voices yelled down, asking if there were survivors.
Their voices warbled, until he set her down.
Then the strains of the count's household band were replaced by the clatter of knives and forks, the voices of visitors, and the soft steps of the footmen.
The hypothesis of "two voices" is now generally abandoned; there is no indication of a debate, of affirmations and responses.
Vara shushed them as the sound of several voices drifted into the tack room.
"No!" more voices joined in.
Voices prevented her from losing herself to her pain.
He thought he heard voices from somewhere.
The three voices, hers, Mademoiselle Bourienne's, and Katie's, who was laughing at something, mingled in a merry sound, like the chirping of birds.
Alarmed voices were heard, and a stir of final preparation swept over all the troops.
Soft voices drew her attention to the doorway, where she was able to hear but not see Cora behind the massive frame of Gabriel.
There were three then five voices with a sixth calling the police and the seventh hugging the sobbing kid.
The notables elect the provincial councillors in the proportion, usually, of one to every canton, and their delegates elect the chief of the canton, who voices the wishes of the natives to the government.
His brothers weren't any closer than they had been, but the sound of their voices made him realize how alone he'd really felt the past two weeks.
The quiet jingle of metal fetters and distant voices greeted her ears.
"Yes!" a couple of voices chorused.
Irresistible drowsiness overpowered him, red rings danced before his eyes, and the impression of those voices and faces and a sense of loneliness merged with the physical pain.
The voices of her roommates drifted from the kitchen where they were preparing supper.
First soprano's voices are usually a bit thinner.
The voices down the hall were all male, though she doubted any of them were human.
Praetor ius's Cammerton, or chamber pitch, formulated in his diagrams for voices and instruments, is, he says, a whole tone higher; equivalent, therefore, to a' 475.65.
Voices rose from behind the door, their words too muffled by the wood to distinguish.
We scrambled our voices and used only secure lines.
The voices of criticism were heard simultaneously on every side.
Look sharp! several voices repeated around him.
The sound of the trickling stream joined with the voices of birds waking to face the new day.
Choirs of male and female voices now lead the church praise.
It can be a jumble of voices: politicians and corporations, celebrities, religious figures, and opinion leaders, a million conversations in a single room.
Carmen put a foot on the first step and then heard voices.
Before secure phones and dropped numbers and scrambled voices.
It did sound as if the Dawkins boys' temporary peace had come to an end, but Dean paid little heed to the raised voices.
Gabriel slowed his movements, quickly overwhelmed by the voices.
Everyone was exceptionally friendly as hundreds of bicyclists wandered about, chatting and smiling, with a hint of nervous excitement in their voices.
The voices of the blackfellows are musical.
The narrower term "orchestration" is applied to the instrumentation of orchestral music. Since the most obvious differences of timbre are in those of various instruments, the art which blends and contrasts timbre is most easily discussed as the treatment of instruments; but we must use this term with philosophic breadth and allow it to include voices.
The chords necessary in this part, which with its supporting bass is called the continuo, were indicated by figures; and the evanescent and delicate tones of the harpsichord; lent themselves admirably to this purpose where solo voices and instruments were concerned.
In three-part movements Palestrina presents us with twelve combinations of voices.
Later followed the appearance of lights; quasi-human voices; musical sounds, produced, it is said, without instruments; the "materialization" or presence in material form of what seemed to be human hands and faces, and ultimately of complete figures, alleged to be not those of any person present, and sometimes claimed by witnesses as deceased relatives; "psychography," or "direct writing and drawing," asserted to be done without human intervention; "spirit-photography," or the appearance on photographic plates of human and other forms when no counterpart was visible before the camera to any but specially endowed seers; 3 unfastening of cords and bonds; elongation of the medium's body; handling of red-hot coals; and the apparent passage of solids through solids without disintegration.
warning voices again made themselves heard.
But the voices were not heard; and the princes proceeded at once to elect a lay ruler.
The very sense of dramatic fitness has temporarily vanished from public musical opinion, together with the sense of musical form, in consequence of another prevalent habit, that of presenting shapeless extracts from Wagner's operas as orchestral pieces without voices or textbooks or any hint that such adjuncts are desirable.
No one of these works is now known to be in existence; the only example we possess of Zarlino's compositions on a grand scale is a MS. mass for four voices, in the library of the Philharmonic Lyceum at Bologna.
Already in the opening passage mysterious voices are heard crying, "Comfort ye, comfort ye my people"; the plural indicates that there were other prophets among the exiles besides the author of Isa.
It is written for two choirs, the one of five and the other of four voices, and has obtained a celebrity which, if not entirely factitious, is certainly not due to its intrinsic merits alone.
He heard supernatural voices proclaiming mercy to the faithful, vengeance on the guilty, and mighty cries that the wrath of God was at hand.
The earliest effect of Hallam's death upon his friend's art was the composition, in the summer of 1834, of The Two Voices; and to the same period belong the beginnings of the Idylls of the King and of In Memoriam, over both of which he meditated long.
clothed with magnificent vegetation, and everywhere they echo the voices of waterfalls and rivulets.
It was natural that warning voices should then be raised in the Church against secular tendencies, that the wellknown counsels about the imitation of Christ should be held up in their literal strictness before worldly Christians.
great voices in heaven singing a triumphal song in anticipation of the victory that is speedily to be achieved.
In 1850 he became vice-principal and Hebrew lecturer at St David's College, Lampeter, where he introduced muchneeded educational and financial reforms. He was appointed select preacher of Cambridge University in 1854, and preached a sermon on inspiration, afterwards published in his Rational Godliness after the Mind of Christ and the Written Voices of the Church (London, 1855).
His Wail of a Protected Manufacturer voices a protest against protection as raising the cost of living; and he hjld that free trade was based on a natural right.
Society was organized in most cases on animal clans, and religion was largely zoomorphic. The hunting tribes knew well the nature and habits of animals, their anatomy, their migrations, and could interpret their voices.
Thus Helmholtz explains the jarring and braying which are sometimes heard in bass voices.
But now the smaller nations also made their voices heard: the Ruthenians, Slovenes and Italians.
Voices were not lacking which, in view of Austria's relatively small share in foreign investments, ascribed the deterioration of the trade balance to the fact that the public bodies were " living beyond their means."
A characteristic peculiarity of the process is that the claims of the Roman see were always in advance of the actual facts and always encountered opposition; though there were many periods - at the height of the middle ages, for instance - when the voices raised in protest were only timid and hesitating.
The presiding officers were at first the kings, but in historical times the ephors, and the voting was conducted by shouts; if the president was doubtful as to the majority of voices, a division was taken and the votes were counted.
An only son, late born, seeing no companions of his own age, hearing nothing but the voices of his parents and the hymns and prayers in the little Calvinist chapel, Arany grew up a grave and gentle, but by no means an ignorant child.
Then followed an interval of wars during which the Pacifists were unable to raise their voices.
And yet dissentient voices are sometimes heard defending war as if it were an end in itself.
We also catch the god himself at the work of consecration in tales of voices heard from heaven or of birds alighting on favoured heads.
Some of these were essays, such as his Baptized Property, an attack on serfdom; others were periodical publications, the Polyarnaya Zvyezda (or Polar Star), the Kolokol (or Bell), and the Golosa iz Rossii (or Voices from Russia).
Their voices are full, deep and powerful.
(2) There are many instances, recorded by educated witnesses, of dreams, visions, warning voices, &c., giving precise information as to coming events.
Voices were heard by night in the streets of Edinburgh calling down judgment on the assassins.
Like our Scottish stags at the rutting season, they roar loudest in cold frosty nights; but on no occasions are their voices to be heard in such perfection, or so intensely powerful, as when two or three troops of strange lions approach a fountain to drink at the same time.
The burgesses had not yet recovered from the disaster of " Grevens fejde "; but while the towns had become more dependent on the central power, they had at the same time been released from their former vexatious subjection to the local magnates, and could make their voices heard in the Rigsdag, where they were still, though inadequately, represented.
For the rest, the desire of acquiring indulgences maintains its influence: but doubting voices are no more heard within the pale of the Roman Catholic Church.
Trombones often played with the three lower voices, a practice of high antiquity surviving from a time when there were soprano trombones or cornetti (Zincken, a sort of treble serpent) to play with the sopranos.
Hostile critics were not wanting; many voices were raised in protest against the ultra-humanitarianism which sought to make gaols too comfortable and tended to pamper criminals.
Voices urged him to come to terms with Mehemet Ali, secure peace in Islam, and turn a united face of defiance against Europe; and for a while he harboured the idea.
There are several monuments to the heroine, and a modern basilica has been erected in her honour on a neighbouring hill, where she is said to have heard the voices in obedience to which she took up the sword.
Masses: Missa solennis for the inauguration of the cathedral at Gran; Ungarische Kronungs-messe; Missa choralis (with organ); Missa and Requiem for male voices (with organ); Psalms, 13, 137, 23 and 18; 12 Kirchen-Chor-Gesange (with organ).
Only a few voices were raised for Britannicus; nor is there any doubt that Rome was prepared to welcome the new emperor with genuine enthusiasm.
These were of course created, but they were in their turn the agents of the phenomena of nature, " the angels of the spirit of fire and the angels of the spirit of the winds, and the angels of the spirits of the clouds and of darkness and of snow and of hail and of hoarfrost, and the angels of the voices and of the thunder and of the lightning, and the angels of the spirits of cold and of heat, and of winter and of spring and of autumn and of summer " (Jubilees, tr.
No light is permitted, nor may voices be raised above a whisper.
In 1837-1838 several essays of Longfellow's appeared in the North American Review, and in 1839 he published Hyperion: a Romance, and his first volume of original poetry, entitled Voices of the Night.
The Voices of the Night contains some of his best minor poems, e.g.
She heard the voices of St Michael, St Catherine and St Margaret urging her on.
At the head of the army she rode clothed in a coat of mail, armed with an ancient sword, said to be that with which Charles Martel had vanquished the Saracens, the hiding-place of which, under the altar of the parish church of the village of Ste Catherine de Fierbois, the " voices " had revealed to her; she carried a white standard of her own design embroidered with lilies, and having on the one side the image of God seated on the clouds and holding the world in His hand, and on the other a representation of the Annunciation.
Lang on " the voices " in Prot,.
It is nearly certain that Buddha had a commanding presence, and one of those deep, rich, thrilling voices which so many of the successful leaders of men have possessed.
As forerunners of the Pietists in the strict sense, not a few earnest and powerful voices had been heard bewailing the shortcomings of the Church and advocating a revival of practical and devout Christianity.
Among his other lyrical volumes, of dates earlier than the Civil War, were Lays of my Home (1843), Voices of Freedom (1846), Songs of Labor (1850), The Chapel of the Hermits (1853), The Panorama (1856), Home Ballads (1860).
The city has always been interested in music and the drama: the regular choir of 500 voices of the Mormon Tabernacle (organized in 1890) is one of the best choruses in the country, and closely connected with its development are the Symphony Orchestra and the Salt Lake Choral Society.
At the end their voices were strong enough to insist upon the diplomatic action which at no point falls back on the sword; Lord Derby (foreign minister) being among the first to make a stand on that resolution, though he was not the first seceder from the government.
When, however, it is remembered that the unanimous decision of the Swiss churches and of the Swiss state governments was that Servetus deserved to die; that the general voice of Christendom was in favour of this; that even such a man as Melanchthon affirmed the justice of the sentence; 3 that an eminent English divine of the next age should declare the process against him "just and honourable," 4 and that only a few voices here and there were at the time raised against it, many will be ready to accept the judgment of Coleridge, that the death of Servetus was not "Calvin's guilt especially, but the common opprobrium of all European Christendom."
Determined in her faith and proud in her meekness, in opposition to the timid counsels of the military leaders, to the interested delays of the courtiers, to the scruples of the experts and the quarrelling of the doctors, she quoted her voices, who had, she said, commissioned her to raise the siege of Orleans and to conduct the gentle dauphin to Reims, there to be crowned.
At the close of this troubled century peace descends upon exhausted passions; and amidst the choir of young and ardent voices celebrating the national reconciliation, the tocsin no longer sounds its sinister and persistent bass.
Thus there is left a space between the two hoods through which the sound of the orchestra ascends with wonderfully blended effect; the conductor, sitting at the highest point of the orchestra, though under the screen, has a complete view of the stage as well as of his instrumentalists, and the sound of the orchestra is sent most forcibly in the direction of the stage, so that the voices are always well supported.
She could hear voices in the hall as Sarah questioned him and urged him to calm down.
Directing answers to faceless voices, she searched the crowd for any of the crew.
It remained overcast and I could hear the rain pelting the roof and a murmur of voices below.
The cliffs bulged out over much of this area so from the catwalk and path above, most of the time, they were unable to see the bottom of the gorge and only a portion of the ice, although the voices of the climbers and the sound of their axes could be heard.
Then there were voices, Gladys with a shrill laugh, than hushed giggling, a stumble on the steps, a grunt and finally silence.
In spite of his love of music, no pocket recorder filled Dean's head with voices, strings or horns through tiny toy earphonesâ€” he'd leave that to the bikers who pedaled unaware of the sounds of birds and springtime around them.
The distant clamor of voices became a nearby roar, and the stench of rot foul made her
His performances include a slew of silly voices, noises and vocal acrobatics.
You could record the voices of political figures, soap opera actors, cartoon characters or children's entertainers.
LR 578 The evidence of an expert who analyzes voices and produces an opinion on the identity of that voice is also admissible.
aleatoric textures of the accompanying voices.
antiphonal northern voices of James Simmons and Seamus Deane.
I particularly loved the fact that she appropriated the voices of men when she felt like it - that seemed wonderfully audacious somehow.
His versions take risks, but honor the originals ' forms and intentions, making audible a wide array of individual styles and voices.
Voices are used in particular sections, and synth sounds sometimes augment the mix.
babble of voices in today's world.
Babel of jarring voices; among the vanquished the sullen silence of despair.
still bleary I heard more voices discuss my situation.
brassy voices of drunk Americans.
They were the voices of old burghers that I heard in the streets.
businessmanss="ex">City businessmen actually believed that racism held back the city but their voices were usually quiet.
cacophony of voices.
An audio demo cassette tape illustrating all 757 voices is available for an additional $ 7.50.
Young boys were sold to the church by poor parents, and then castrated to preserve their high voices.
To create a much fuller sound I then layered in the voices of four professional singers - experts in performing 16th century choral music.
Over the voices came a light little chuckle, stirring the grasses around me.
They play harp, flute, cittern, guitar, whistles and sing in close harmony with male and female voices.
civil disobedience organized by Voices in the Wilderness on Monday August 7th.
There's a sublime piano coda at the heart of the piece, strange voices and gentle electronic flutters.
The apogee was without doubt Cole Porter's classic ' Night And Day ', in which their voices found truly complementary expression.
The choir also has an 8 voice ' consort of Voices ' for smaller venues.
A madrigal proper is usually very contrapuntal, with much use of imitation. this makes all the voices equally important.
corrugated iron to the sound of German voices.
The entry of voices may create further rhythmic counterpoint.
At the upper extreme crimes become cruel, filthy, beastly and disgusting, smiles become malicious and voices venomous.
deceased people fully materializing and walking around the room, talking in the same voices they had on Earth.
disapprovee some disapproving voices among the PGA tour however.
discordant sound Of human voices there, Which seemed to me like wild geese Cackling in the air.
This also features the voices of Scarlett Johansson and Alec Baldwin, rapidly becoming the doyen of kid's movies.
Soon drifting voices drift across to us, answered from our side.
drowned out by the din of drunken voices.
drowns out the more moderate voices.
Highly syncopated, relentless rhythms and insistent drumbeats follow the driving force of the voices.
Southern Voices did a school assembly on games for peer learning that really enthused the pupils.
ethereal voices fill the house.
evocative prose, rendered alternately in the voices of each of the main characters.
extemporary prayers in which their voices are not really distinct.
exultant voices in heaven.
fugal exposition for four ' voices ' .
full-blooded theatrical performances by a very versatile actor with a remarkable range of voices.
characterized by auditory hallucinations (" voices " ).
harmonyg the Witch Their voices range from haunting, delicate beauty to an explosion of soaring harmonies.
hear strange voices coming from rooms nearby.
homophone spell checking, additional voices, talking calculator among others.
Howard university lift your voices the carnival conquest.
hubbub of voices you're managing to listen to the interesting words of the person you're chatting to.
Over a deafening hubbub of voices you're managing to listen to the interesting words of the person you're chatting to.
And that's the immaculate decor, the secluded corners and the gentle hubbub of voices for starters.
But the fact you could hear the band above the voices suggested widespread ignorance of the words.
imitations of voices, therefore, violates the actors ' personality rights.
A few dissenting voices of scholarship began to point to totally inexplicable evidence.
The black tablet inscribed with their names speaks louder than the voices silenced for ever.
insistent voices are doing just that.
interplay between the two guitars and voices was pretty stunning and the songs were strong too.
He awoke behind his blanket of corrugated iron to the sound of German voices.
kick up a stink and make your voices heard.
However, the male larynx increases far more in size than the female larynx, giving men their big booming voices.
lip sync the characters ' voices, which is just the pits.
Decide which voices matter ordinary people or business lobbyists.
low-pitched voices joined in.
madmann>Madmen in authority, who hear the voices in the air, are distilling their frenzy from some of a few years back.
Alma redemptoris mater is an anonymous setting by an unknown composer, here transcribed and transposed for soprano, alto and tenor solo voices.
The plainsong melody of the Sequence is dispersed among the four voices but appears mostly in the inner two parts.
They perform and emote solely with their voices and faces - and natch, I was completely mesmerized.
miscellany of other people 's voices.
The central layer of each of those partbooks contains motets for two voices by Sances, copied by Charles Husbands Sr. In Mus.
motet for eight voices, Te Sanctum Dominum.
The soundtrack is packed, hugger mugger with voices bombarding him with their folkloric wisdom.
multiplicity of shared voices.
A child can play more than one character, using different voices, or simply narrate what was said in the imaginary chat.
The relevant passages, variously for high or low voices, were then notated in score on pp.
Only recently, most of the pages at the Voices Forum website had to be " mended " to avoid search engine oblivion!
choral octavo: 2 or 3-Part, or SATB in any combination of voices.
omniscient narration that orders the voices into a meaningful harmony.
Samson (1983) A dramatic oratorio for voices.
More voices gives you the ability to layer instruments, add parts to your arrangement and approximate huge symphonic orchestras.
ostinato bass of the organ underpins an edgy dissonant right-hand with the voices singing a forlorn melodic line.
Strong voices emerge blaming the wrong policies for our problems, prompting an outcry for protectionist legislation.
Rituals in darkened tents with apparently paranormal voices or objects are the stock-in-trade of northern shamanic practices.
parts of the world where the voices come from.
FARM-Africa will continue to support pastoralists to ensure that their voices are heard and their way of life sustained.
peevish voices in the craft world demanding respect from the contemporary art world.
perpetuated by the media, yet there were no voices of dissent.
Gouraud invited distinguished personages from all walks to record their voices for posterity at Little Menlo.
plainsong melody is set in the alto part, with a simple syllabic accompaniment from the other voices.
plummy voices, are their bond.
plurality of voices to co-exist within parliament.
Notes for the musician The OPL2 synth chip can provide either nine voice polyphony or six voices plus five drum channels.
ponder upon - how insane are the people who hear these voices in their head?
prerecorded voices, to produce Triple Quartet.
raccoon named R.J., and Shandling voices a timid turtle named Verne.
Willis is the voice of a mischievous con-artist raccoon named R.J., and Shandling voices a timid turtle named Verne.
One of my correspondents remembered two little ragamuffins in St Andrews Street yelling at the pitch of their voices to the same tune.
raised Voices choir sang protest songs and encouraged the other protesters to join in.
After the opening recitative, three solo male voices represent the magi asking where they can find the new-born Jesus.
Requiem for voices, organ, horn and string orchestra in March 2005 (see link below ).
Each effect has an uncompromised stereo reverb with several voices of additional effects.
If you support this idea, sign up for the Voices for the Future conference on April 12 and start this process rolling.
following the mass sackings at Gate Gourmet it is important for our voices to be heard.
sane voices over there.
Experiences such as hearing voices always seem very real to the person affected by schizophrenia, who may not recognize that they are unwell.
Madmen in authority, who hear voices in the air, are distilling their frenzy from some academic scribbler from a few years back.
I fancied the position of master sculptor of people's voices.
We use a primarily physical approach to enjoy the sensuality of language and the full-body experience of using our voices.
And what about how they're always mysteriously shadowy, viewed from the back, and have deep commanding voices?
The shale mining communities of West Lothian will continue to he heard through shale mining communities of West Lothian will continue to he heard through Shale Voices.
Spirits which linger still, their voices carried in the wind And by the crashing waves upon the sandy shore.
sibilant voices could be heard within.
singers ' voices.
siren voices telling Africans visiting the United States, The Soviet Union or Britain, must have been tempting indeed.
Conversely, focusing exclusively on African voices and denying the existence of the Western epistemology would be similarly skewed.
The Crystal Spring, for female voices, opens with soprano solo.
The songs are performed either by soloists or by two, three or four voices and the texts are supplied and translated.
staves of music, each with two voices.
strident voices of the minority who find this impossible.
subdued voices not far from the spot where they stood.
Some times we just feel like yelling at the tops of our voices, " Hey I'm not superhuman, you know!
However, there has been absolutely no attempt to lip sync the characters ' voices, which is just the pits.
Why don't we raise our voices and tell them they were rumbled long ago so stop talking ' rubbish ' .
Some people hear ' voices ' which can be like a loud tannoy, whispers or compelling silent thoughts.
Are they her own negative thoughts or the voices of ' real ghosts '?
Soon the nuns joined in, resting their voices on top of Joseph's deeper thrum.
tinny voices and they couldn't even go up stairs to get you.
I loved hearing many different voices presenting Buddhism, there were some really top-drawer teachings.
This view may indeed seem traditional, but it voices a genuine concern that students should learn deeply and thoroughly.
tramp of many horses, and the voices of a large company.
The Chapel Choir was originally made up solely of male voices, the upper parts being sung by boy trebles.
tumult of voices and cease.
unison voices and organ.
Score and parts CMP 425 11 CONSORT SONGS - Thomas Campian (4 part viols and voices) £ 11.00 Edited by Ian Gammie.
Scott could hear strange voices coming from rooms nearby.
In a time of confusion, there will be many siren voices clamoring for attention.
voices in the wilderness, the Iraq Peace Team (IPT) exists to stand in solidarity with the peoples of Iraq.
It will be voiced by a professional voice-over, we have access to hundreds, including celebrity voices by quotation.
Their voices were high and whispery and slightly whiny.
whispering voices say.
So when you turn on a fan to create white noise, you are essentially creating a source of 1,000 voices.
wordless voices to eerie effect to portray the serial killer's mind.
Further, he says pitch cannot be exactly defined, because voices vary; he nevertheless gives the measure above mentioned for the low F, but if a larger organ is built to include the still lower C, then this C must be of the same measurement, the reason being that a greater part of church music ends in "grambus," a word understood by Schlick's editor to mean the transposition of a fourth.
A volume might be written on Orlando di Lasso's art of so crossing the voices as to render possible successions of chords which, on a keyed instrument where such crossing cannot be expressed, would be a horrible series of consecutive fifths; the beauty of the device consisting in the extreme simplicity of the chords, combined with the novelty due to the fact that these chords cannot be produced by any ordinary means without incorrectness.
- We, with our stereotyped modern notions of the grouping of voices, may get some idea of the freedom of the 16thcentury composers' imagination by noting that the four-part movements for semi-chorus or solo voices in Palestrina's Masses present us with no fewer than seventeen different combinations of voices, and that of these the familiar group of soprano, alto, tenor and bass is not the most common, though it is invariable as that used for entire four-part Masses.
The second class of phenomena, which we may call the automatic, consists in table-tilting and turning with contact; writing, drawing, &c., through the medium's hand; convulsive movements and involuntary dancing; entrancement, trancespeaking, and personation by the medium of deceased persons attributed to temporary "possession" (q.v.); seeing spirits and visions and hearing phantom voices.
In the meeting of the crusaders on the 22nd of July, some few voices were raised in support of the view that a "spiritual vicar" should first be chosen in the place of the late patriarch of Jerusalem (who had just died in Cyprus), before the election of any lay ruler was taken in hand.
On the other hand it is exceptionally rich in species having strident voices and peculiar unmusical calls, like the pace.
The generous scorn and pathos of the historian acting on extraordinary gifts of imaginative insight and characterization, and the fierce indignation of the satirist finding its vent in exaggerating realism, doubtless to some extent warped their impressions; nevertheless their works are the last voices expressive of the freedom and manly virtue of the ancient world.
Some sections of the latter, especially those on the connexion between music and architecture, the scale of harmonic proportions, and the Greek use of bronze vases to reverberate and strengthen the actors' voices in the theatre, are now almost wholly unintelligible.
Thus Mozart's most perfect as well as most ecclesiastical example is his extremely terse Mass in F, written at the age of seventeen, which is scored simply for fourpart chorus and solo voices accompanied by the organ with a largely independent bass and by two violins mostly in independent real parts.
Fortunately, however, the Gregorian canto fermo associated with it is of exceptional beauty and symmetry; and the great 16th century masters either, like Palestrina, left it to be sung as plain-chant, or obviated all occasion for dramatic expression by setting it in versicles (like their settings of the Magnificat and other canticles) for two groups of voices alternatively, or for the choir in alternation with the plain chant of the priests.
By the side of it ranks the Faust Symphony (1854-1857), in which the moods of Goethe's characters - Faust, Gretchen and Mephistopheles - are depicted in three instrumental movements, with a chorus of male voices, supplying a kind of comment, by way of close.
But not a sound had broken the stillness since the strangers had arrived, except that of their own voices.
Oh! exclaimed several voices.
From the third room came sounds of laughter, the shouting of familiar voices, the growling of a bear, and general commotion.
Another voice, from a man of medium height with clear blue eyes, particularly striking among all these drunken voices by its sober ring, cried from the window: "Come here; part the bets!"
Why, you go giddy even on a staircase, exclaimed several voices.
At the ladies' end an even chatter of voices was heard all the time, at the men's end the voices sounded louder and louder, especially that of the colonel of hussars who, growing more and more flushed, ate and drank so much that the count held him up as a pattern to the other guests.
All were silently crossing themselves, and the reading of the church service, the subdued chanting of deep bass voices, and in the intervals sighs and the shuffling of feet were the only sounds that could be heard.
In the midst of the service the voices of the priests suddenly ceased, they whispered to one another, and the old servant who was holding the count's hand got up and said something to the ladies.
Here! exclaimed different voices; and the heavy breathing of the bearers and the shuffling of their feet grew more hurried, as if the weight they were carrying were too much for them.
The soldiers' voices could be heard on every side.
"Oh, my bower new...!" chimed in twenty voices, and the castanet player, in spite of the burden of his equipment, rushed out to the front and, walking backwards before the company, jerked his shoulders and flourished his castanets as if threatening someone.
You serpent! cried several voices.
Come back early to dinner, cried several voices.
Prince Andrew moved toward the door from whence voices were heard.
Bagration rode up to the ranks along which shots crackled now here and now there, drowning the sound of voices and the shouts of command.
"Hur-a-a-a-ah!" came a roar of voices.
Amid the general rumble, the groans and voices of the wounded were more distinctly heard than any other sound in the darkness of the night.
The sound of voices, the tramping feet, the horses' hoofs moving in mud, the crackling of wood fires near and afar, merged into one tremulous rumble.
At first he heard the sound of indifferent voices, then Anna Mikhaylovna's voice alone in a long speech, then a cry, then silence, then both voices together with glad intonations, and then footsteps.
By evening, the adjutants had spread it to all ends and parts of the army, and in the night from the nineteenth to the twentieth, the whole eighty thousand allied troops rose from their bivouacs to the hum of voices, and the army swayed and started in one enormous mass six miles long.
The voices were those of the orderlies who were packing up; one voice, probably a coachman's, was teasing Kutuzov's old cook whom Prince Andrew knew, and who was called Tit.
At the moment he opened his eyes he heard in front of him, where the enemy was, the long-drawn shouts of thousands of voices.
The din of many voices was too great; all he could hear was: "ahahah!" and "rrrr!"
But how is that? said different voices.
Go on! innumerable voices suddenly shouted after the ball had struck the general, the men themselves not knowing what, or why, they were shouting.
He listened and heard the sound of approaching horses, and voices speaking French.
He did not turn his head and did not see those who, judging by the sound of hoofs and voices, had ridden up and stopped near him.
A rustle of starched petticoats and the whispering and laughter of girls' voices came from the adjoining room.
Most of those present were elderly, respected men with broad, self-confident faces, fat fingers, and resolute gestures and voices.
Some of the most important old men were the center of groups which even strangers approached respectfully to hear the voices of well-known men.
When the voices subsided, the footmen cleared away the broken glass and everybody sat down again, smiling at the noise they had made and exchanging remarks.
What are you about? whispered their frightened voices.
Only when footsteps or voices were heard did they look at one another, the princess anxious and inquiring, the nurse encouraging.
Then the candles were relit and he was told that he would see the full light; the bandage was again removed and more than ten voices said together: "Sic transit gloria mundi."
"Here, here," and Tushin led him into the next room, from whence came sounds of several laughing voices.
Stop here! voices whispered to Lazarev who did not know where to go.
A rumble of Russian and French voices and laughter filled the air round the tables in the square.
He heard female voices overhead.
Two girlish voices sang a musical passage--the end of some song.
Everything was in blossom, the nightingales trilled, and their voices reverberated now near, now far away.
On entering the ballroom the regular hum of voices, footsteps, and greetings deafened Natasha, and the light and glitter dazzled her still more.
While still in the anteroom Prince Andrew heard loud voices and a ringing staccato laugh--a laugh such as one hears on the stage.
By the way the hunt approached and receded, by the cries of the dogs whose notes were familiar to him, by the way the voices of the huntsmen approached, receded, and rose, he realized what was happening at the copse.
From that sleigh one could hear the shouts, laughter, and voices of the mummers.
The whistling sound of the runners on the snow and the voices of girls shrieking were heard from different sides.
"Yes, yes!" some voices answered, laughing.
I know by the horses, replied some voices.
They were quietly dropping melted wax into snow and looking at the shadows the wax figures would throw on the wall, when they heard the steps and voices of new arrivals in the vestibule.
Surrounded by the screaming children the mummers, covering their faces and disguising their voices, bowed to their hostess and arranged themselves about the room.
I can't look at him... different voices were saying.
At first she heard only Metivier's voice, then her father's, then both voices began speaking at the same time, the door was flung open, and on the threshold appeared the handsome figure of the terrified Metivier with his shock of black hair, and the prince in his dressing gown and fez, his face distorted with fury and the pupils of his eyes rolled downwards.
Vive l'Empereur! came the voices of men, old and young, of most diverse characters and social positions.
Among the opinions and voices in this immense, restless, brilliant, and proud sphere, Prince Andrew noticed the following sharply defined subdivisions of tendencies and parties:
Whatever question arose, a swarm of these drones, without having finished their buzzing on a previous theme, flew over to the new one and by their hum drowned and obscured the voices of those who were disputing honestly.
Through the first door came the sound of voices conversing in German and occasionally in French.
"Don't mess Mary Hendrikhovna's dress!" cried other voices.
As soon as Petya found himself in the square he clearly heard the sound of bells and the joyous voices of the crowd that filled the whole Kremlin.
Poor dear, he's as white as a sheet!--various voices were heard saying.
In the noblemen's hall there was an incessant movement and buzz of voices.
Several approving voices were heard in the crowd.
Many voices shouted and talked at the same time, so that Count Rostov had not time to signify his approval of them all, and the group increased, dispersed, re-formed, and then moved with a hum of talk into the largest hall and to the big table.
With an incessant hum of voices the crowd advanced to the table.
"I only said that it would be more to the purpose to make sacrifices when we know what is needed!" said he, trying to be heard above the other voices.
Believing their danger past, they sprang from their ambush and, chirruping something in their shrill little voices and holding up their skirts, their bare little sunburned feet scampered merrily and quickly across the meadow grass.
Ours? said many voices, and the men were in such haste to clear out that the prince could hardly stop them.
But her voice was drowned by the voices of the crowd.
'I'll give you grain, indeed!' she says, voices in the crowd were heard saying.
For a long time that night Princess Mary sat by the open window of her room hearing the sound of the peasants' voices that reached her from the village, but it was not of them she was thinking.
Toward midnight the voices began to subside, a cock crowed, the full moon began to show from behind the lime trees, a fresh white dewy mist began to rise, and stillness reigned over the village and the house.
God has sent you! exclaimed deeply moved voices as Rostov passed through the anteroom.
"We don't riot, we're following the orders," declared Karp, and at that moment several voices began speaking together.
Be off to your houses at once, and don't let one of your voices be heard!
I said then that it was not in order, voices were heard bickering with one another.
From the field beyond the village came now sounds of regimental music and now the roar of many voices shouting "Hurrah!" to the new commander-in-chief.
They'll be here in a minute... voices were suddenly heard saying; and officers, soldiers, and militiamen began running forward along the road.
In the middle of the wood a brown hare with white feet sprang out and, scared by the tramp of the many horses, grew so confused that it leaped along the road in front of them for some time, arousing general attention and laughter, and only when several voices shouted at it did it dart to one side and disappear in the thicket.
After he had returned, voices were heard outside the shed.
But the men in the battery seemed not to notice this, and merry voices and jokes were heard on all sides.
"Now then, all together, like bargees!" rose the merry voices of those who were moving the gun.
My God!-- voices among the officers were heard saying.
Helene was touched, and more than once tears rose to her eyes and to those of Monsieur de Jobert and their voices trembled.
Pierre heard the other voices repeat.
The voices and footsteps of the many servants and of the peasants who had come with the carts resounded as they shouted to one another in the yard and in the house.
But there were no dealers with voices of ingratiating affability inviting customers to enter; there were no hawkers, nor the usual motley crowd of female purchasers--but only soldiers, in uniforms and overcoats though without muskets, entering the Bazaar empty-handed and silently making their way out through its passages with bundles.
"Why talk nonsense?" rejoined voices in the crowd.
Reading an ukase! cried voices in the crowd, and the people rushed toward the reader.
He'll explain... voices in the rear of the crowd were suddenly heard saying, and the general attention turned to the police superintendent's trap which drove into the square attended by two mounted dragoons.
Do they think we're dogs? voices in the crowd were heard saying more and more frequently.
A drone of voices was audible through the closed window.
How could he be alive? voices in the crowd could be heard saying.
He's not bad! low voices could be heard saying.
One of the Russians understood what was asked and several voices at once began answering the interpreter.
One shot struck a French soldier's foot, and from behind the screens came the strange sound of a few voices shouting.
They heard the sound of voices behind them.
He ran round to the other side of the lodge and was about to dash into that part of it which was still standing, when just above his head he heard several voices shouting and then a cracking sound and the ring of something heavy falling close beside him.
Get along! said several voices, and one of the soldiers, evidently afraid that Pierre might want to take from them some of the plate and bronzes that were in the drawer, moved threateningly toward him.
She heard the sound of their voices through the door.
In three carriages involved among the munition carts, closely squeezed together, sat women with rouged faces, dressed in glaring colors, who were shouting something in shrill voices.
The huge, endless bivouac that had previously resounded with the crackling of campfires and the voices of many men had grown quiet, the red campfires were growing paler and dying down.
While they were talking in undertones the crack of a shot sounded from the low ground by the pond, a puff of white smoke appeared, then another, and the sound of hundreds of seemingly merry French voices shouting together came up from the slope.
Vesenya!-- Vesenny! laughing voices were heard calling to one another in the darkness.
Petya recognized the sound of Russian voices and saw the dark figures of Russian prisoners round their campfires.
Not all the Cossacks and hussars were asleep; here and there, amid the sounds of falling drops and the munching of the horses near by, could be heard low voices which seemed to be whispering.
"Now voices join in!" ordered Petya.
And at first from afar he heard men's voices and then women's.
The voices grew in harmonious triumphant strength, and Petya listened to their surpassing beauty in awe and joy.
One part of it dispersed and waded knee-deep through the snow into a birch forest to the right of the village, and immediately the sound of axes and swords, the crashing of branches, and merry voices could be heard from there.
"Now then, all together--shove!" cried the voices, and the huge surface of the wall, sprinkled with snow and creaking with frost, was seen swaying in the gloom of the night.
At the end of the third verse as the last note died away, twenty voices roared out at once: Oo-oo-oo-oo!
The children with their tutors and governesses had had tea and their voices were audible from the next room.
The melancholy silence that followed was broken by the sounds of the children's voices and laughter from the next room.
One, two!..." said Pierre, and a silence followed: "three!" and a rapturously breathless cry of children's voices filled the room.
The Raised Voices choir sang protest songs and encouraged the other protesters to join in.
Their unique blend of voices in unaccompanied singing was received with raptures of delight by the folk fans and music critics alike.
Sotto Voce recorded his Requiem for voices, organ, horn and string orchestra in March 2005 (see link below).
Following the mass sackings at Gate Gourmet it is important for our voices to be heard.
Read Philip Roth and be glad that there are sane voices over there.
I fancied the position of master sculptor of people 's voices.
And what about how they 're always mysteriously shadowy, viewed from the back, and have deep commanding voices?
The shale mining communities of West Lothian will continue to he heard through Shale Voices.
Light bled from around its edges and harsh sibilant voices could be heard within.
The five piece band gives an amazingly rich sound, which compliments the singers ' voices.
These siren voices telling Africans visiting the United States, The Soviet Union or Britain, must have been tempting indeed.
Voices in the head activity - Pandora stands in the middle of a space.
A MUP score can contain up to 32 staves of music, each with two voices.
Perhaps its time for us to live and let live and to drown out the strident voices of the minority who find this impossible.
Stopping short and listening intently, they heard subdued voices not far from the spot where they stood.
Either way, the voices are right up front throughout in sublime harmony.
Some times we just feel like yelling at the tops of our voices, Hey I 'm not superhuman, you know !
Chorus by Mat Davidson, audio, 3 mins, interlude for 5 voices, commissioned by susan pui san lok.
Why do n't we raise our voices and tell them they were rumbled long ago so stop talking ' rubbish '.
Soon the nuns joined in, resting their voices on top of Joseph 's deeper thrum.
First of all they spoke in silly, tinny voices and they could n't even go up stairs to get you.
There was the sound of wheels, and the tramp of many horses, and the voices of a large company.
He heard the song break into a tumult of voices and cease.
Let 's start a lively debate, let 's hear some unheard voices.
Hubert Parry set in 1916, as a wartime patriotic song for unison voices and organ.
And the 80's synth chords and voices came up through the velvety vocals and mixed up in my head to recreate a distant time.
Initiated by Voices in the Wilderness, the Iraq Peace Team (IPT) exists to stand in solidarity with the peoples of Iraq.
She could have done better The whispering voices say.
The first movie in the series uses some wordless voices to eerie effect to portray the serial killer 's mind.
Voices when the but it was n't the x meaning.
A chorus of voices responded to the question in unison.
A chorus of voices responded to the question inunison.