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a.1.Neat; pretty; well made; graceful.
Full fetis was her cloak, as I was ware.
- Chaucer.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The listing encompasses songs in Italian written by composers of other nationalities, most notably Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo by Benjamin Britten, as well as works by Julius Benedict, Francois-Joseph Fetis, Conradin Kreutzer, Franz Liszt, and emile Paladilhe.
KINK is a groundbreaking, humanizing collection of BDSM and fetis images, many of which have notes by the subjects about their lives.
In 1867, he made the wise decision to send the famous [Francois-Joseph] Fetis, director of the Brussels Royal Music Conservatory, an overture for large orchestra with the request of his opinion.
Fetis (Biographie universelle des musiciens), whose high assessment of Stamic's originality was quoted by Riemann.
Contudo, a visao progressista da analise musical sofre modificacoes, por volta da virada do seculo, aparecendo nos estudos das artes outro argumento de que certas obras poderiam reivindicar um valor artistico permanente, como defende Francois-Joseph Fetis (1784-1871) em La musique mise a la portee de tout le monde: expose succinct de tout ce qui est necessaire pour juger de cet art, e pour en parler sans l'avoir etudie, publicado em Paris, em 1830.
Gardner, 1886); Francois-Joseph Fetis's Biographie universelle, des musiciens et bibliographie generale de la musique, 2nd expanded ed.
Frances James Fetis, for instance, argued in his widely read <i>Music Explained to the World</i> that the "delicate constitution of females adapts them to experience more vivid sensations than men from the hearing of music." For this reason alone "it is in them that the action of this art carries the delirium of the senses to its greatest height" (2).
Fetis, and that this copy is signed "Ric: Langley"; but it is Milsom who provides the essential information needed to link the Brussels partbooks with the orphaned Superius partbooknow in the Bodleian Library, also signed by one Richard Langley
The collection includes seven of the most important historical music encyclopedias in English and major European languages, including editions of Fetis, Gerber, Grove (1879-1889), and Riemann, and eight important general music encyclopedias in English and major European languages.
Non a caso Frangois-Joseph Fetis nota nel 1864 che Verdi "comprit que le temps des conditions du beau dans l'art etait passe" (Verdi, 1981: 210).