As a verbal melodist, especially a melodist of sweetness and of stately grace, and as a harmonist of prolonged and complex cadences, he is unsurpassable.
In that respect he was one among a throng of melodists who made the Elizabethan age in many respects the greatest lyric period in the history of English or perhaps of any literature.
Ironically, Brothers claims that a prejudice in jazz history that emphasizes rhythm rather than melody has failed to recognize Armstrong as a great melodist
FAMOUS FIVE Five facts about the Irish Oaks The word 'Curragh' means place of the running horse 1 Johnny Murtagh is the leading jockey with six wins 2 Sir Michael Stoute is the leading trainer, also with six wins 3 4 Sheikh Mohammed won it twice in 1988 when two of his horses dead-heated - Diminuendo and Melodist
5 The event was established in 1895 and it was originally contested over a mile IF the Irish Oaks isn't difficult enough a race for you then there's always the Weatherbys Super Sprint (3.
Sheikh Mohammed won it twice in 1988 when two of his horses dead-heated - Diminuendo and Melodist
5 The event was established in 1895 and it was originally contested over a mile Of the three running for the Yorkshire handler in this one, the low-weighted EXCESSABLE looks the pick of the bunch.
com Sweet Song: A Story of Saint Romanos the Melodist
is a children's picturebook about the gift of divine inspiration.
Romanos the Melodist
Byzantine Choir will accompany the talk, entitled "Orthodox Liturgical Music's Breeze Blows Over the Aegean.
The well-known image of Mendelssohn is of the prodigy and musical polyglot, able to sight-read Bach fugues in any key, an incredible compositional facility and awesome melodist
," says Edward, who is currently rehearsing for English National Opera's new production of Beethoven's Fidelio.
He is the lyricist and melodist
behind such staples as Tonight's The Night, You Wear It Well, You're In My Heart, The Killing of Georgie and the indelible Maggie May, all of them miniature masterpieces of story-telling.
A stylish melodist
, he wrote exceedingly well for the human voice, and as an orchestrator he was second to none.
He added: "He's that very unusual thing, a British - or should I say a Welsh - lyrical melodist
DUNCAN and Jukebox Jury are the first horses to dead-heat for an Irish Classic since Diminuendo and Melodist
in the Irish Oaks in 1988, writes John Randall.