She resists a decisionistic interpretation of Heidegger's ethics by pointing to the significance of receptivity, passive activity, and the middle voice
for Heidegger's account of action.
Vocal pedagogues fail to agree on a uniform definition, but essentially belting involves a heavier type of vocal production in middle voice
with a speech-level, trumpet-like quality--like Ethel Merman, or Glee's Lea Michele--instead of angelic, flutelike high notes.
WNO's music director Lothar Koenigs will conduct the concert which will see mezzo Michelle Breedt perform in Alma Mahler's Four Songs for Middle Voice
and in Alexander Zemlinsky's Maeterlinck Lieder, a song cycle composed long after his love affair with Alma Mahler.
WNO's music director, Lothar Koenigs, will conduct the concert which will feature mezzo soprano Michelle Breedt perform in Alma Mahler's Four Songs for Middle Voice
and in Alexander Zemlinsky's Maeterlinck Lieder, a song cycle composed after his affair with Alma Mahler.
Rebecca Folsom, on strengthening the core of my middle voice
, which is where the role sits vocally for the most part.
Applying the transitivity scale to voice, the active and passive voice are used for high and low transitivity clauses, and the middle voice
is used when the transitivity of the clause is somewhere between high and low, and the agent or subject is both the initiator and the endpoint of the action.
The middle voice
is like the passive in that what would ordinarily be the object of a transitive verb becomes the subject of the sentence, but it is also different in that the voice distinction is not morphologically distinguished:
Though she improved as the cycle unfolded, the middle voice
was so weak and curdled with excessive vibrato that she could sometimes hardly be heard.
In this article we approach the phenomenon of the English middle voice
from a functional-cognitive perspective.
Akin to the reflexive, the middle voice
always suggests that the agent is interior to the process in question, naming a subject who acts through, upon, or for the self.
LaCapra believes that acting out, which enacts a repetitive resistance to working through trauma, also can be tied to the idea of the discursive equivalent of an extinct rhetorical mode called the middle voice
, a model suggested by Hayden White as a form of discourse that might be useful or at least less inadequate than either testimony or interpretation in representing catastrophic events.
But the middle voice
of the participle "showed" (epideikynymenai) indicates that the widows were actually wearing the clothes made for them by Dorcas.