Classical architecture

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Classical architecture

The architecture of Hellenic Greece and Imperial Rome on which the Italian Renaissance and subsequent styles were based. The five orders, the Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, Tuscan, and Composite, are a characteristic feature.

Classical architecture

The architecture of Hellenic Greece and Imperial Rome on which the Italian Renaissance and subsequent styles such as the Baroque and the Classic Revival based their development. The Five Orders are a characteristic feature. See illustrations under order.
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Rather, pieces reflect a classical style, and this fellow was nothing if not prolific.
He wrote a number of chamber works for winds, all of them in the high classical style of Mozart and Haydn.
Wohl organizes his arguments around a centerpiece chapter devoted to the ornate classical style.
The landmark Classical tower for The City House will infuse the Los Angeles skyline with a Classical style and timelessness found in other world class cities like Paris and New York.
of Newcastle) tells how architect George Gilbert Scott, a well-known Gothicist, was hired to design the new building, but before he began, the government changed hands and the new prime minister, Lord Palmerson loathed Gothic and forced Scott to make the building in classical style.
Trained in the classical style, he enjoys introducing audiences to opera with some of the best loved Neapolitan songs and arias.
Constructed from Portland stone in classical style, the building comprises a ground and four upper floors which are served by a passenger lift.
Misha traces his musical lineage to the two great pianistic traditions of the twentieth century: the Russian romantic school, as personified by Lhevinne, and the German classical style, which was passed on to him by Aube Tzerko, a pupil of Artur Schnabel.
No single methodology or critical stance links the essays, and no common definition of classicism or attitude toward classical style emerges from them.
We have been missing a piano that would satisfy customer desires to own this elegant classical style.
Essays chronicle the rediscovery of the ancient traditions in gem engraving and the classical style, and the growth of antiquarian books devoted to the illustration of ancient gems.
You may even build a new concrete cube in its place, even a replica of a beautiful building in the classical style.