My mother heard him say it; and he said those skeletons were two million years old, which astonished her and made her Kentucky pretensions look small and pretty antiphonal
, not to say oblique.
Gosse observes of both poems that the qualities to be regarded are 'originality of structure, the varied music of their balanced strophes, as of majestic antiphonal
choruses, answering one another in some antique temple, and the extraordinary skill with which the evolution of the theme is observed and restrained.
As well as touring the world as a solo trumpeter he receives large scale Neil Yates commissions as a composer, including an hour long suite for brass called "Sketches of a Northern Town" and an antiphonal
suite for jazz orchestra entitled "Surroundings" nominated for British Composers Award 2011.
The horns were positioned in the gallery, providing an antiphonal
affect that worked exceptionally well when they reprised the dirge at the end, giving an effect of distance and desolation.
histories: Resonant pasts in the Toba Batak musical present
The raw vocal fanfares of James Mac-cMillan's antiphonal
And Lo The Angel of the Lord brought singing of piercing energy, while the shimmering harmonies of Jan Sandstrom's Es ist ein Ros entsprungen seemed to glow in the darkness like an Aurora borealis.
choirs), and these three pieces, from composers of different countries and decades in the Renaissance, provide an interesting comparison of different ways to approach imitative textures.
By the end of the very short first chapter of Antiphonal
Histories, Julia Byl establishes herself as a writer of rare eloquence.
adds two further arguments: that the Psalms deserve pride of place in our worship and that antiphonal
singing is better for processions (183).
The most accomplished of such antiphonal
pieces (and the volume's final poem) is Fred Chappell's "Author and Other: The Final Days.
These people create a forum for diversity that can't fail to energize readers to take their antiphonal
In Ecclesiis'' demonstrated the origins of antiphonal
performance, which was so popular in Gabrieli's time at the Cathedral of San Marco in Venice.