Waltonian


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Waltonian

1. a keen angler or fisherman, after Izaak Walton (1593-1683), English author of The Compleat Angler.
2. an admirer of the works of Izaak Walton. — Waltonian, adj.
See also: Fish
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From the sensitive and elegiac Czech RocKing Carol with flugelhorn soloist Lucy Cutt, through Monti's Czardas with euphonium soloist David Thornton, to the circus march The Waltonian, they were fabulous.
The Waltonian waded knee-deep through the water for some 70 feet or so before he found himself beneath towering trees, trudging across a forest floor covered in oversized ferns, orchids and mosses.
Readers should forgive (better, forego) the book's polemical chapters and enjoy Donne's life, here retold in fine Waltonian fashion.
This proved a confidently-scored piece, cracklingly Waltonian were its orchestration not so heavy (especially in this oppressive ambience), but ending sounding incomplete - almost like the first part of a larger structure.
This Waltonian debate echoes down to the present day.
Asda Group is a chain of more than 230 discount stores in Great Britain that had operated on a distinctly Waltonian business strategy.
Nevertheless, I can (to use a Waltonian word) "reanimate" him here, in the sense and to the extent that he can be said to 'live again" in the language of this article, to be a ghostly presence/absence haunting still land probably always) my study of biography.
Sellers also won the award for best own-choice march, this being The Waltonian.
The filling in this Waltonian sandwich offered another look at Sanctum, created for BRB by American choreographer Lila York in 1997.
Despite a brass section with vibrato as wide as the Steppes there was taut drama here, a balletic poise where appropriate, and the whole brooding ebb and flow of this spare, elliptical music was effectively conveyed, erupting at last into the Waltonian crackling of the finale.
Richard Dubugnon's Mikroncerto for piccolo-double bass (played by the composer) was almost as full-blooded in its one fast movement, a Waltonian Allegro frenetico, and fervently lyrical in the other three.