tenebrism

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tenebrism

(ˈtɛnəˌbrɪzəm)
n
(Art Movements) (sometimes capital) a school, style, or method of painting, adopted chiefly by 17th-century Spanish and Neapolitan painters, esp Caravaggio, characterized by large areas of dark colours, usually relieved with a shaft of light
ˈtenebrist n, adj
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ADAGIO TENEBROSO demanded to be finished, a FIGMENT for solo cello likewise, and a short FRAGMENT for string quartet (all in harmonics) had to be written for a memorial concert on October 13--for David Huntley of Boosey and Hawkes.
E quando olhei para a porta estava la, Caio andando devagar, tenebroso, como quem tem medo de ganhar alguma bronca das grandes.
La P1 inicialmente escogio el paisaje del bosque tenebroso de noche y la P2 el arido desierto.
Esta mania tiene como consecuencia una esclavitud que no nos libera del formalismo tenebroso.
El ultimo gesto de la obra refuerza el repudio a la cosmovision autoritaria; Efrain/Oscar y Evaristo proceden a tapiar la puerta del tenebroso recinto, simbolizando de esta manera su rechazo al modelo autocratico que representaba.
Tolse i gran Padri al tenebroso regno, / gli angeli brutti in piu doglia sommerse; / gode sol l'uom, c'al battesmo rinacque.
Sunrise is an image of her beauty, while sunset immediately brings to mind the moment when she might go away and leave darkness behind here: "lassando tenebroso onde si move" (v.
My subjective reaction to this work is that I do not think too much of the opening Partita, which seems like too much empty bombast; the second movement, Adagio tenebroso, is interesting in the way that it seems to express both brooding and searching; and the final movement, Allegro scorrevole, evokes a feeling of restlessness that seems appropriate for these multi-tasking, e-vocative times, ending with a plaintive fragment played by a lone piccolo.
The Brazilian artist's photographs have that same tenebroso heart, that same mixture of meticulous composition and sensual recklessness that lets in the accidents of seeing then works them into the whole with such precision you think they were willed into being.
Dritto sul mio veron guardo pensoso / le fredde stelle luccicar nel cielo, mentre la luna, bionda e senza velo / solca l'aer silente, tenebroso.
Salio la clara luna a ver la fiesta del tenebroso albergue humido y frio, desocupando el campo y la floresta de un negro velo lobrego y sombrio: (Cantos 59)