He had chosen this work, he said, because the declamatory
style was framed in imitation of the Eastern authors.
This fixed idea of the rhapsodist was delivered with animated enthusiasm, in a manner entirely declamatory
, for he had plainly no skill as a dialectician.
At one time, I, merely in common civility, asked after her cough; immediately her long visage relaxed into a smile, and she favoured me with a particular history of that and her other infirmities, followed by an account of her pious resignation, delivered in the usual emphatic, declamatory
style, which no writing can portray.
Here Ishmael believed he might leave his infants in comparative security, under the protection of their spirited mother, and here he now found Esther engaged at her ordinary domestic employments, surrounded by her daughters, and lifting her voice, in declamatory
censure, as one or another of the idle fry incurred her displeasure, and far too much engrossed with the tempest of her own conversation to know any thing of the violent scene which had been passing below.
Some of my readers may remember a little book from her pen, published in Paris, a mystically bad-tempered, declamatory
, and frightfully disconnected piece of writing, in which she all but admits the foreknowledge, more than hints at its supernatural origin, and plainly suggests in venomous innuendoes that the guilt of the act was not with the terrorists, but with a palace intrigue.
0: reading Calpurnius whole, non contenti exemplis saeculi vestri: intertextuality and the declamatory
tradition in Calpurnius, problems of paremiography in Calpurnius, and metrical and accentual clausulae as evidence for the date and origin of Calpurnius.
The orchestra's augmented brass section was at its most declamatory
throughout, though principal trumpet Murray Greig also shone in the lyrical theme of The Godfather (Nino Rota) with folksy accompaniment of mandolin and accordion.
The cast was in fine form, and Boo Gabunada in the lead was a charismatic presence, especially in his final oration, though necessarily the performances were primarily declamatory
Equally outstanding were the six soloists, notably bass Greg Skidmore's declamatory
zest, tenor Bradley Smith's vocal athleticism in the Magnificat's 'Deposuit' - a telling contrast to the romantic intensity of his duet with Martha McLorinan - and soprano Katie Trethewey's luminously passionate 'Komm in mein Herzenshaus' in Ein feste Burg.
The song includes some declamatory
passages out of the comfort zone for a high soprano, but Asselin handles them with aplomb.
It's heavy going and always less impressive than his declamatory
Although devoid of lyricism that might have invested the opera with higher emotional stakes, Wuorinen's declamatory
text-setting is eminently comprehensible.