praeludium


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praeludium

(prɪˈluːdɪəm)
n, pl -ia (-ɪə)
(Classical Music) a prelude, now predominantly in a musical context
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In the Praeludium to Cynthia's Revels (1600-01), acted at Blackfriars by the Children of the Chapel, Jonson suggests that indoor theatres did not employ painted cloths, by making one of the boys say as follows: "Slid the Boy takes me for a peice of Prospectiue [sic] (I holde my life) or some silke Curtine, come to hang the Stage here: Sir Cracke I am none of your fresh Pictures, that vse to beautifie the decay'd dead Arras, in a publique Theater" (Q1, A4r).
We pointed our iPod Touch toward our computer, which was playing Kreisler's Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani, and it was instantly identified.
The concert was dedicated to the memory of Frank Shaw, former Chairman of Governors, and he would have been so proud of these young people, who could encompass the abrasiveness of Tippett in his Praeludium for Brass, Bells and Percussion (they missed a trick by not playing the Ritual Dances from Midsummer Marriage on this day of all days), and the sonorous nostalgia of Delius' Sea Drift.
His programme for Huddersfield includes D Buxtehude: Praeludium in G minor, L Vierne: Naiades, and J S Bach: Two Preludes.
A real high point came at the Praeludium to the Benedictus, a quite delicious, almost Wagnerian passage for lower strings and woodwind, played ever so delicately with real depth of feeling.
Daniel won the section for his violin solo, in which he played Kreisler's Praeludium und Allegro.
The concert will feature Praeludium in F sharp, Chaconne in E - Buxtehude, Concerto In D Minor, Vivaldi arranged by Bach; Finale from the First Organ Symphony.
Bellafante begins with a little praeludium about her subject's "fabled musculature," on view for her amidst the "soaring windows" in his studio above Times Square and for readers of the Times courtesy of an artsy color photograph.
The works are the Praeludium for Brass, Bells & Percussion and Little Music for Strings.
To warm things up there is Chabrier's sunny Espana, as well as Vaughan Williams's Wasps Overture, Grieg's Hall of the Mountain King, Jarnefelt's Praeludium, and even the theme tune from the Simpsons.