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1. A song or call of a woodland bird.
2. A natural, spontaneous verbal expression.
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(Music, other) a natural musical note or song, like that of a wild bird
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a wild or natural musical tone, as that of a forest bird.
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The documentary is produced by the Islamabad-based Woodnote Films Productions and directed by Abdullah Khan.
A Woodnote Films documentary, directed by Abdullah Khan, it is a fascinating journey into uncharted territory where amid an inhospitable environment, the snow leopard survives.
Woodnote and Lil Rhys; Ireland's only New Orleans-style Brass Band, The Booka Brass Band; Dublin's The Young Folk who have brought their seamless harmonies and folk mix to thousands of festival goers at Electric Picnic, Sea Sessions and Castlepalooza, as well as Interskalactic a 10-piece ska and reggae band amongst others.
CARDIFF: The Moon Club (029 2037 3022), Mr Woodnote, Lil Rhys, Eva Lazarus.
Tim Worth of DataInfoCom and Scott Brown of Dell will be the guest speakers, and Eric Levine of Woodnote Marketing will be the moderator.
Titled In Pursuit of Phantom, the documentary was produced by Abdullah Khan and Rias Mohammad - founders and directors of Woodnote Films, who were assisted by field biologists and other experts.
Let me just say that we've got some incredible touring acts, such as Sheelanagig and Mr Woodnote as well as some of the best local acts South Wales has to offer, like Jonathan Powell, Right Hand Left Hand, Kookamunga, and bizarre comedy duo Massive Horse.
This was particularly pleasing to those who, while grudgingly conceding Shakespeare to be a man of the theatre, preferred to imagine him as essentially a Romantic poet, warbling his native woodnotes wild.
From Milton onward, Shakespeare was often taken as a "Romantic" poet of nature, "warbling his woodnotes wild," but in more recent critics, a more complex theory of Shakespeare as the great poet of un-classical dis-order has emerged, and finds that quality explained in strikingly similar ways but culminating in radically different judgments by such exegetes as George Santayana ("The Absence of Religion in Shakespeare," Interpretations 90-101), T.
No doubt Lesser and Stallybrass are right about the way Shakespeare looked to readers in 1640; Milton called him "fancy's child" who "warbled his native woodnotes wild." In the rapidly changing culture of print, post-Folio Shakespeare is a very different figure from the actor-writer of 1609.
Initially reluctant, Edwin studies the classic poets under the Hermit's tutelage and learns to correct his woodnotes wild: "What cannot Art and Industry perform, / When Science plans the progress of their toil!" (27).
(The pine--Emerson's favorite tree--was used in his poem "Woodnotes II" to suggest the timelessness of all-encompassing nature.) (43)