Epic poetry and Tragedy, Comedy also and Dithyrambic: poetry, and the music of the flute and of the lyre in most of their forms, are all in their general conception modes of imitation.
Such are Dithyrambic and Nomic poetry, and also Tragedy and Comedy; but between them the difference is, that in the first two cases these means are all employed in combination, in the latter, now one means is employed, now another.
With the spring Hayward grew dithyrambic
. He proposed that Philip should come down to Italy.
Now, that the dithyrambic
measure is Phrygian is allowed by general consent; and those who are conversant in studies of this sort bring many proofs of it; as, for instance, when Philoxenus endeavoured to compose dithyrambic
music for Doric harmony, he naturally fell back again into Phrygian, as being fittest for that purpose; as every one indeed agrees, that the Doric music is most serious, and fittest to inspire courage: and, as we always commend the middle as being between the two extremes, and the Doric has this relation with respect to other harmonies, it is evident that is what the youth ought to be instructed in.
Do you no longer remember the sweet fruits, and the cooling juice in the wild plants of our never-to-be-forgotten home?" said the former inhabitant of the Canary Isles, continuing his dithyrambic
During the month of August 1881 my brother resolved to reveal the teaching of the Eternal Recurrence, in dithyrambic
and psalmodic form, through the mouth of Zarathustra.
After the politicians, I went to the poets; tragic, dithyrambic
, and all sorts.
I mean a girl of our civilization which has established a dithyrambic
phraseology for the expression of love.
Kleisthenes, participation, and the dithyrambic
contests of late archaic and Classical Athens.
(Iphigenia's sacrifice and the expedition to Troy) in a dithyrambic
Aristotle once said: "Epic poetry and Tragedy, as also Comedy, Dithyrambic
poetry, and most flute-playing and lyre-playing, are all, viewed as a whole, modes of imitation" (Politica 1447a).