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fidibus

(ˈfɪdɪbəs)
n
a kind of match used to light pipes or candles
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In the final phase of his career, following Novak's departure for Germany, where in 1977 he and his family settled in Neu Ulm, he composed orchestral works (Ludi symphoniaci, Vernalis Temporis Symphonia for solos, chorus and orchestra, Symphonia Bipartita) and a number of pieces For chamber ensemble--Sonata da Chiesa I and II, Sonata soils fidibus for violin and the piano work Hymni Christiani.
The last cluster in the collection begins with Odes 1.36 (et ture et fidibus iuvat / placare, and with incense and strings may it help to please, 1.36.1-2), a prosphonetikon, welcoming the voyager back from his travels.
when the Pope was a prisoner and the troops of the Emperor were sacking Rome" [i.e., in 1527] (edition of the Dialogus in Tiraboschi VII, parte IV: 2,451: "Fidibus et cantu musas evocat, et quum simul conjectam in numeros mentam alacriore spiritu inflaverit, tanta vi in torrentis morem concitatus fertur, ut fortuna, et subitariis tractibus ducta, multum ante provisa, et meditata carmina videantur.
/ Sic quoque non digitis, aut plectro pulsa: mouetur / Forte fides, tamquam fidibus tunc assonet ictis / Ipsa, quibus fuerit concordi consona uoce, / In cunctis adeo rerum concordia pollet." I am grateful to Leofranc Holford-Strevens for the identification of Gohory's reference.
Hospitium Bruxelloe cornmodissimum obtigit in intersignio Antverpioe: ibi inter coetera, mirifice me commovit et exhilaravit filia psaltria: quae cure divinam e fidibus harmoniam digitis delicatissimis eliceret, acvoce suavissima nervorum mollitiem longe superaret, saepe in mentem Ovidianum illud revocavit [Amores II.
Descende caelo et dic age tibia regina longum Calliope melos, seu voce nunc mavis acuta, seu fidibus citharave Phoebi.
(18) spirat adhuc amor / vivuntque commissi calores / Aeoliae fidibus puellae, [her] love still breathes and the burning passions of the Aeolian girl committed to the lyre live on, Odes 4.9.10-12.