These romances, carrying further the tendency which appears in Sidney's 'Arcadia,' are among the most extravagant of all products of the romantic imagination--strange melanges
of ancient history, medieval chivalry, pastoralism, seventeenth century artificial manners, and allegory of current events.
Here lay an ovenful of the latest ethics - there a kettle of dudecimo melanges
. Volumes of German morality were hand and glove with the gridiron - a toasting-fork might be discovered by the side of Eusebius - Plato reclined at his ease in the frying-pan- and contemporary manuscripts were filed away upon the spit.
I invoke your consideration of the scene--the marble-topped tables, the range of leather-upholstered wall seats, the gay company, the ladies dressed in demi-state toilets, speaking in an exquisite visible chorus of taste, economy, opulence or art; the sedulous and largess-loving garcons , the music wisely catering to all with its raids upon the composers; the melange
of talk and laughter--and, if you will, the Wurzburger in the tall glass cones that bend to your lips as a ripe cherry sways on its branch to the beak of a robber jay.
Here he kept a retinue of Kaffirs, who were literally his slaves; and hence he would sally, with enormous diamonds in his shirt and on his finger, in the convoy of a prize-fighter of heinous repute, who was not, however, by any means the worst element in the Rosenthall melange
. So said common gossip; but the fact was sufficiently established by the interference of the police on at least one occasion, followed by certain magisterial proceedings which were reported with justifiable gusto and huge headlines in the newspapers aforesaid.
Jusqu'aux annees 1990, le concept de metissage et son parallele, l'hybridation, appliques au monde colonial et postcolonial anglo-americain (Hall 1992; Bhabha 1994; Young 1995; Werbner et Moodod 1997; Gilroy 2004; Hutnyk 2005), se sont convertis en metaphores generiques des melanges
culturels issus de la dissolution des cultures entreprise par la postmodemite.
Leur particularite est l'originalite de leur style musical algerien caracterise par des melanges
de rythmes et de couleurs.
--Ashin--Naein-Sourak-Dehshir-Shahrbabak--Baft colored melanges
with general southward trend.
These ophiolites are spatially associated with ophiolitic melanges
and flysch respectively representing the reworking of the Cretaceous ophiolites and Indian continental margin and the Neo-Tethyan ocean floor.
; processes of formation and societal significance.
The variety of contributions to the volume also underlines the special problems Charpentier's music presents, and it is a sign of the current state of Charpentier studies that work on the composer's autograph manuscripts, the Melanges
, continues to yield new discoveries and insights into Charpentier's music and "his world." However, the volume also reflects a number of other avenues of research: establishing links between Charpentier's works and their contexts, coming to terms with his unique style and its relationship to the broader French musical language, and understanding the composer's influence on that language.
The development of thick tectonic melanges
is documented in several orogenic belts, but in general they are rather unusual units associated to first order tectonic contacts.
d'histoire du Conservatoire royal de Bruxelles, vol.