tintinnabulation


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tintinnabulation

the act or an instance of the ringing or pealing of bells
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Or, in another interpretation, even though the disjointed meter of the lyrics did not match the caesuras and rhythms of the music, it did not matter, since it was all covered up by the tintinnabulation of the bells and stone-chimes.
The lighting was subtle, two white pools with spiralling colours surrounding them; the sound was superb, Sheppard's rich tenor filling the hall and MacGregor's slow builds from faint tintinnabulation to rolling thunder well served by the acoustics.
Bebbington's Brahms was quite exemplary, very gentle and calmly paced, with an almost pastel glow to its tonal shading; and Franck's Prelude, Chorale and Fugue, spaciously relaxed in its early stages, built to a glorious tintinnabulation of sound.
Hodges then turned to the clattering tintinnabulations of Francisco Coll's Piano Concertino "No sere yo quien diga nada" ('I'm not saying nothing').
In Ten Burnt Offerings, the rhetorical tintinnabulations are safe and sure of their place in the scheme of things, drably expressing a dialectic between 'something' (sound, colour, being) and 'nothing' (silence, monotone, negation): 'The windblown web in which we live / Presumes a yawning negative, / A nothing which cries out to see / A something flout its vacancy'.
Perhaps it would be correct to say that the Kantian thematic was no longer available to Freud's era, although we distantly hear tintinnabulations from one end of this historical sequence to the other.